Category Archives: News

Ford Invests $450 Million More In Electric Vehicles

published: 2010-05-13 14:47 | editor | category: News
Ford Motor Company announced it will invest an additional $450 million in its aggressive electric vehicle plan, paving the way to build a next-generation hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicle in Michigan beginning in 2012 and creati...  more

Lithium Energy Japan Commits to Construction of New Plant

published: 2010-05-13 14:44 | editor | category: News
Lithium Energy Japan (LEJ) has decided to build a new Plant in Ritto City, Shiga Prefecture., Japan. The new Ritto plant will start production in early 2012. The new plant will produce 4.4 million cells a year, enough to power...  more

BYD Selling Plug-in Hybrid F3DM to Individual Buyers

published: 2010-05-13 14:37 | editor | category: News
China's battery and electric car maker BYD Co. started selling its F3DM plug-in hybrid car to individual customers in the city of Shenzhen on March 29, Bloomberg reported. This model will benefit from government subsidies fo...  more

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