Category Archives: News

Carnegie Mellon, Nissan Team Up for Electric Vehicles

published: 2010-05-19 14:27 | editor | category: News
Students at Carnegie Mellon University spent the spring semester exploring the future of electric vehicles through a partnership with Nissan North America (NNA). The class is a cross-campus collaboration among faculty and resea...  more

China: BYD to Sell Electric Car F3DM

published: 2010-05-19 14:23 | editor | category: News
The F3DM is a range extended electric vehicle, meaning it has a completely electric drivetrain and a gasoline engine is only incorporated as a generator to charge the battery.  BYD claims their Dual Mode is different from a...  more

Beijing, Shanghai Private Clean Cars to Get Rebates

published: 2010-05-18 15:26 | editor | category: News
Chinese car buyers in Beijing and Shanghai will soon get handouts from the government if they pick green vehicles, the Shanghai Securities News said on Friday. Residents in Shenzhen, Changchun and Chongqing will also be eligibl...  more

Fisker Automotive Launches North American Retail Tour

published: 2010-05-18 15:11 | editor | category: News
American green-car maker Fisker Automotive will be launching a North American tour to introduce the Karma premium plug-in hybrid to local markets and support the company’s new retail network. Scheduled to kick off Tuesday...  more

China's BYD Takes Aim at US Market with Electric Car

published: 2010-05-18 14:42 | editor | category: News
China's Build Your Dreams Auto took aim at the US market Today with the unveiling of a four-door electric car at the Detroit auto show. BYD aims to have the e6 ready for sale in North America by the end of 2010, which would...  more

BYD Hopes to Spark Sales of Electric Car

published: 2010-05-17 15:08 | editor | category: News
Chinese carmaker BYD Co kicked off retail sales of its electric-hybrid vehicle, but is banking on the possibility a proposed government subsidy will spark sales of the vehicle in China. The Warren Buffett-backed company launche...  more

MHI to Market "GEA1200", First Model in New "GEA Series"

published: 2010-05-17 14:35 | editor | category: News
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has developed a new "GEA Series"of gear hobbing machines capable of processing large-size workpieces that exceed 1 meter in diameter. Marketing of the GEA1200, the first model in...  more