Ford Gives EVs a Boost in UK Car-Sharing Program
Autonews | May 27, 2015 | Nick Gibbs
Londoners will be able to hire the Ford Focus EV, shown, in a car-sharing program.
LONDON -- Ford Motor is offering electric cars for short-term hire as it expands its car-sharing projects to the UK.
Audi to add a new plug-in hybrid every year, launch multiple EVs
Audi has announced plans to "swiftly" expand the number of plug-in hybrids in their lineup.
Citing the successful launch of the A3 Sportback e?tron, Audi says a new e?tron model will be introduced every year. The company declined...
Convert ICE vehicles to EVs? Ford and Others are Brainstorming
Tony Earley, CEO of utility Pacific Gas and Electric in California and a member of Ford Motor Co.’s board, said today that he and his colleagues, along with Ford and General Motors employees, have discussed ways to...
Ford: We Need “C & D-Segment Vehicles That Are Very Affordable” For EVs To “Take O
Ford: We Need “C- And D-Segment Vehicles That Are Very Affordable” For EVs To “Take Off”
Basically, Ford Is Saying We Need An Affordable Tesla Model S
In Pure Electric Form, For The Right Price And...
SF Bay Area local governments roll out 90 EVs into their fleets
9 July 2014
Alameda County Board of Supervisors President Keith Carson, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), the Bay Area Climate Collaborative (BACC), and 10 other public agencies today announced...
VW modular platform strategy goes all-in on EVs
The Volkswagen Group has already revealed or put on sale a broad slate of new electric vehicles: the E-up, the E-Golf (shown above), the Porsche 918 Spyder, the Panamera S E-Hybrid and the XL1. In 2014, there will be at least six...
When most people think about a hybrid, they think of a gasoline engine running with a little help from the battery through break regeneration to increase the mpg about 10% to 30%. But with the new generation of Ford hybrids, with more efficient lithium batteries and most importantly, better...
Just the Facts:
VW has recruited Tesla co-founder Martin Eberhard to help with battery development.
VW will launch the Touareg Hybrid later this year, followed by the Jetta Hybrid in 2012.
In 2013, VW plans to introduce its first full battery-electric car in the U.S.
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With its first electric vehicle not expected until at least 2012, Chrysler is pushing CNG as a way to reduce emissions over the short-term.
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At a conference in Dearborn today with its utility and research partners, Ford Motor Co. announced a new intelligent vehicle-to-grid communications system. This...