Category Archives: News

GM Doubling Size of its Advanced Battery Lab

published: 2010-05-12 14:17 | editor | category: News
General Motors has announced it will invest an additional $8 million to more than double the size of its advanced battery lab in Warren, Michigan. The expansion of the Global Battery Systems Lab on the GM Technical Center campus...  more

BYD will Develop EV with Daimler for Chinese Market

published: 2010-05-12 14:14 | editor | category: News
BYD Company Limited (1211.HK) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Daimler AG (stock ticker symbol: DAI) to enter into a comprehensive technology partnership for the development of electric vehicles for China. Under...  more

China's BYD to Open Los Angeles Office

published: 2010-05-11 14:42 | editor | category: News
BYD America Corp., a division of a China-based company that makes electric cars, solar modules and lithium-ion batteries, says it is planning to open a U.S. headquarters in Los Angeles when it begins importing its plug-in cars t...  more

Volvo Cars Takes on Safety Challenges in Electric Cars

published: 2010-05-10 15:13 | editor | category: News
 "We apply the same high safety standards to all our products but the safety-related challenges may differ depending on the driveline and fuel being used. To us, electrification technology is another exciting challenge...  more

Ford Bringing All-Electric Car in 2011

published: 2010-05-10 14:59 | editor | category: News
Today at the Detroit auto show, Ford announced plans for an array of products featuring new technology, including a plug-in hybrid. Most surprising, though, were its plans for an all-electric vehicle to go on sale in 2011. ...  more