Toyota Racing officially introduced its 2012 World Endurance Championship contender, the TS030 Hybrid Le Mans Prototype 1, at France’s Paul Ricard test circuit on Jan. 24.
It is common knowledge that Nissan’s Leaf is outselling GM’s Chevy Volt by a widening margin. Here’s a recent experience with the marketing efforts of both sides that may shed some light as to why.
Citroën’s famous tub receives a major (understatement) upgrade at Frankfort’s car show. Looking more like a spacecraft on wheels, this hybrid concept has a uniquely French flavor.
BMW has rolled out its new electric models. The all-electric i3 is aimed at the urban car market and should hit dealerships in 2012. The hybrid i8 is due for delivery in 2014.
Mayor Bloomberg announced Tuesday the addition of 70 new electric vehicles to its transportation services fleet.
“Fast” and “hybrid” are words that once were not associated with each other. Now hybrid tech is being seen as a performance advantage, which is why Formula 1,000 organizers asked a Honda Insight to bow out for being too fast.
One of the main drawbacks in selling the idea of an electric vehicle to the buying public is the time it takes to recharge the batteries. Of course, if you are just using the car for commuting every day, then you can get away with recharging on cheaper, off-peak power…
Denmark is going to be the first test market for Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) technology, it was announced yesterday. Electric Vehicle owners will be able sell back power from their EV batteries to the grid, with estimated compensation for EV owners of about $10,000 over the lifespan of the car.