2010-09-25

Nissan Teams Up with Leaseplan to Take Electric Nissan LEAF on the Road

LeasePlan and Nissan signed an agreement to cooperate in a European-wide project to launch the 100% electric Nissan LEAF in 2011. LeasePlan is the first leasing company to offer the Nissan LEAF in Europe. The car will be mass-marketed globally from 2012 onwar.. more
2010-09-25

ABB and GM to Collaborate on Electric Car Battery Research

ABB, the power and automation technology group, and General Motors have signed a non-exclusive memorandum of understanding to cooperate on a research and development project that will investigate uses for electric vehicle batteries once their useful life in the vehicle is.. more
2010-09-25

BYD and Endesa Chairmen Sign Energy Storage Alliance Agreement in China

BYD and Endesa will test small- and large- scale storage systems, which in the future will be crucial to the efficiency and fine operation of the electricity system and the development of e-mobility. The agreement signals another step forward in the electric vehicle fast .. more
2010-09-17

BYD and RWE Conclude Cooperation on E-Mobility

BYD Europe B.V., of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, a subsidiary of the Chinese battery and car manufacturer BYD, is co-operating with the Essen-based utility RWE in the fields of electric vehicles and charging facilities from now on. Contracts for this purpose ha.. more
2010-09-17

Think Joins Consortium of Leading Car Manufacturers Led By Jaguar Land Rover

Commenting on the announcement made by the UK Government's Technology Strategy Board (TSB), and a consortium of selected vehicle manufacturers and suppliers led by Jaguar Land Rover, THINK CEO Richard Canny said: "We are very proud to have .. more
2010-09-16

Ford and Centerpoint Energy Team Up To Prepare Houston Area for Electric Vehicles

Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) and CenterPoint Energy, Inc.’s (NYSE: CNP), electric transmission and distribution subsidiary announced a collaboration to help prepare the Houston area for the operation of electric vehicles. Ford and CenterPoint Ener.. more
2010-09-15

Nissan and Sumitomo Establish Joint Research Company for Promotion of '4R Energy' Business

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and Sumitomo Corporation announced that a new joint-venture company was established on September 14th. The company will conduct research on the second-life use of lithium-ion batteries that have been used previously in electric cars. Naming .. more