Category Archives: News

BYD Looks Beyond Evs to Home Energy Management

published: 2010-05-24 14:26 | editor | category: News
BYD Auto, one of China’s most ambitious electric-vehicle makers, just stretched its reach a bit further. Backed with $250 million from none other than Warren Buffett, the company was already prepping its all-electric E6 se...  more

Ford Fund Grant Gives Sustainability a Push Forward

published: 2010-05-21 15:22 | editor | category: News
For more than a century, Ford Motor Company has been known for its horsepower. Now the company is supporting an innovative new program based on pedal power. Ford Motor Company Fund has awarded a $50,000 Ford College Community ...  more

BYD to Invest RMB 22.5b in 5GW Solar Base

published: 2010-05-21 15:18 | editor | category: News
Guangdong-based IT parts and automobile maker BYD Company Limited (1211.HK) plans to construct a 5GW solar cell project in Shaanxi province between 2009 and 2015 with total investment of RMB 22.5 billion, according to a document...  more

Chinese Cities to Set Up Electric Charging Stations

published: 2010-05-20 14:58 | editor | category: News
As China slowly positions itself as the world leader in electric car production, they are also working on the necessary infrastructure to charge its electric car stock as it becomes more and more popular in the PRC. The Cha...  more

Zytek Develop All-New Electric Vehicle Powertrain

published: 2010-05-19 14:37 | editor | category: News
An all-new Electric Vehicle powertrain is being developed by Zytek Automotive, a UK technology specialist with more production EV experience than any other company worldwide. Building on the knowledge gained from more than 15 ye...  more

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