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India: Auto Expo 2012: Mahindra to put Ssangyong vehicles, electric cars on display at 2012 Auto Expo

31 December, 2011, 12:12 IST by Cartradeindia Editorial Team

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M) will make its presence felt at the upcoming 2012 New Delhi Auto Expo with a wide range of vehicles and technologies. The company, which is best known for its Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs), will take the cover off its Ssangyong vehicles and display its electric cars, the vehicles of the fu More

31 December, 2011, 12:12 IST by Cartradeindia Editorial Team

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M) will make its presence felt at the upcoming 2012 New Delhi Auto Expo with a wide range of vehicles and technologies. The company, which is best known for its Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs), will take the cover off its Ssangyong vehicles and display its electric cars, the vehicles of the fu More

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USA: Dealership to carry CODA electric car

A Mission Valley-based auto dealership has agreed to distribute an all-electric vehicle by upstart carmaker CODA Automotive.

The Marvin K. Brown Auto Center will add the CODA to a lineup of vehicles including General Motors and Mitsubishi.< More

A Mission Valley-based auto dealership has agreed to distribute an all-electric vehicle by upstart carmaker CODA Automotive.

The Marvin K. Brown Auto Center will add the CODA to a lineup of vehicles including General Motors and Mitsubishi.< More

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Philipines: Foreign firms eye e-vehicles

The country’s alternative fuels industry has drawn support from several notable foreign companies, including LG Corp., Nissan Motor Co., Sanyo Electric Co. Ltd., Yamaha Motor Co., Toyota Motor Corp. and Hitachi Ltd., a government official said.

Energy Undersecretary Loreta Ayson said Friday Ricardo plc, an engine and electric vehicle maker based in the UK, had expressed interest in the e More

The country’s alternative fuels industry has drawn support from several notable foreign companies, including LG Corp., Nissan Motor Co., Sanyo Electric Co. Ltd., Yamaha Motor Co., Toyota Motor Corp. and Hitachi Ltd., a government official said.

Energy Undersecretary Loreta Ayson said Friday Ricardo plc, an engine and electric vehicle maker based in the UK, had expressed interest in the e More

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USA: GM’s Christopher Borroni-Bird on the Future of Cars

In this excerpt from the “Transportation, Technology, and Retrofitting Cities” session at Techonomy 2011, GM’s Director of Advanced Vehicle Concepts Christopher Borroni-Bird discusses advances in automotive technology that will redefine transportation in the 21st century. He begins by citing five attributes that will enable cars to address the trends of urbanization and aging—small, share More

In this excerpt from the “Transportation, Technology, and Retrofitting Cities” session at Techonomy 2011, GM’s Director of Advanced Vehicle Concepts Christopher Borroni-Bird discusses advances in automotive technology that will redefine transportation in the 21st century. He begins by citing five attributes that will enable cars to address the trends of urbanization and aging—small, share More

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USA: 2012 Detroit Auto Show electric vehicle preview

Our rundown of the hottest plug-in cars at the forthcoming NAIAS 2012

By Gavin Conway on December 28, 2011 5:14 PM

Aside from the usual gas-guzzling 4x4s, pickups and turbo-charged sedans (sorry, saloons), January’s 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit will More

Our rundown of the hottest plug-in cars at the forthcoming NAIAS 2012

By Gavin Conway on December 28, 2011 5:14 PM

Aside from the usual gas-guzzling 4x4s, pickups and turbo-charged sedans (sorry, saloons), January’s 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit will More

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USA: Toyota recharges 2012 RAV4 line

Toyota’s popular compact crossover, the RAV4, comes back for 2012 in three trim levels: the base model, midlevel Sport and top-of-the-line Limited.

That’s not the biggest news for the RAV4 line, though. Coming late in 2012 will be the all-new RAV4 EV — electric vehicle — which goes a step beyond even the new Prius plug-in hybrid.

The RAV4 EV will be battery operated a More

Toyota’s popular compact crossover, the RAV4, comes back for 2012 in three trim levels: the base model, midlevel Sport and top-of-the-line Limited.

That’s not the biggest news for the RAV4 line, though. Coming late in 2012 will be the all-new RAV4 EV — electric vehicle — which goes a step beyond even the new Prius plug-in hybrid.

The RAV4 EV will be battery operated a More

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Japan: Honda ‘dreams’ of leading fuel efficiency

When Honda sets sets its sights, it really sets them high. The company recently announced goals for its future drive technology at the Tokyo Auto Show.



Those goals call for nothing less than achieving “top-of-industry fuel efficiency in every vehicle class within three years.” Honda is calling the initiative “Earth Dreams Technology,” and it encompasses everyth More

When Honda sets sets its sights, it really sets them high. The company recently announced goals for its future drive technology at the Tokyo Auto Show.



Those goals call for nothing less than achieving “top-of-industry fuel efficiency in every vehicle class within three years.” Honda is calling the initiative “Earth Dreams Technology,” and it encompasses everyth More

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2012 electric vehicle preview: EVs are accelerating


The highlights to look forward to in the New Year

By Gavin Conway on December 31, 2011 10:00 AM

There’s a lot to look forward to in the coming year, not the least of which will be the arrival of a brace of new pure-electric cars in the UK. But the electrification of our motoring world More


The highlights to look forward to in the New Year

By Gavin Conway on December 31, 2011 10:00 AM

There’s a lot to look forward to in the coming year, not the least of which will be the arrival of a brace of new pure-electric cars in the UK. But the electrification of our motoring world More

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USA: December e-News from Plug In America

We didn’t want 2011 to end without sharing a few thoughts in retrospect, and also letting you know about a free webinar coming up in January. But first, I want to thank everyone who has made a year-end donation to Plug In America. If EVs run on electrons, nonprofits run on money. That and copious amounts of volunteer effort. And, like an EV, Plug In America is a very efficient vehicle. We hyperm More

We didn’t want 2011 to end without sharing a few thoughts in retrospect, and also letting you know about a free webinar coming up in January. But first, I want to thank everyone who has made a year-end donation to Plug In America. If EVs run on electrons, nonprofits run on money. That and copious amounts of volunteer effort. And, like an EV, Plug In America is a very efficient vehicle. We hyperm More

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USA: Electric car charging stations coming to Walgreens

THE GAZETTE

Colorado Springs, which got its first public electric-vehicle charging station this month, is in line for several more — from what some might consider an unexpected source.

Walgreens, the drugstore chain better known for cosmetics, photo reprints, cand More

THE GAZETTE

Colorado Springs, which got its first public electric-vehicle charging station this month, is in line for several more — from what some might consider an unexpected source.

Walgreens, the drugstore chain better known for cosmetics, photo reprints, cand More

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Japan: Japanese Electric Car Startup Explains Why Its Cars Look So Wacky

We all know that most electric cars are more energy efficient than their gasoline counterparts, but just how do you improve on the limited range most electric cars have?

For some automakers like BMW, the answer lies in making an electric car as lightweight as possible. For others, the answer is to make the battery pack as large as possible.

But for Japanese startup electric car firm More

We all know that most electric cars are more energy efficient than their gasoline counterparts, but just how do you improve on the limited range most electric cars have?

For some automakers like BMW, the answer lies in making an electric car as lightweight as possible. For others, the answer is to make the battery pack as large as possible.

But for Japanese startup electric car firm More

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USA: Ecotality Confirms Locations for Bay Area’s First Electric Car Fast Chargers

he San Francisco Bay Area is one of the nation’s most vibrant places for electric cars. And yet, during this past year, Bay Area’s EV owners have been lacking spots for DC Quick Charging—480-volt charging locations where an electric car can go from an empty battery to 80% full in 20 &# More

he San Francisco Bay Area is one of the nation’s most vibrant places for electric cars. And yet, during this past year, Bay Area’s EV owners have been lacking spots for DC Quick Charging—480-volt charging locations where an electric car can go from an empty battery to 80% full in 20 &# More

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Japan: Mitsubishi to Launch Eight Electric Vehicles by 2016, Including a Light Truck

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Mitsubishi has achieved decent amounts of success with the i-MiEV electric car in its home land, and also in Europe, where this model is also sold badged as a Peugeot iOn.

Next month, the i-MiEV will be going on sale in America (called simply the “i” in our mar More

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Mitsubishi has achieved decent amounts of success with the i-MiEV electric car in its home land, and also in Europe, where this model is also sold badged as a Peugeot iOn.

Next month, the i-MiEV will be going on sale in America (called simply the “i” in our mar More

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Europe: Windreich AG introduced the very first annual calendar devoted exclusively to electric car and wind energy.

A total of 13 large-sized images illustrate the fascination already held today by electric driving concepts. The pioneering electric vehicles shown include the Jaguar E, electrified exclusively by Windreich AG, in part together with innovative self-developed mobile wind charging stations, which supply electric vehicles with cleanly generated power from any location. “Wind is the energy for t More

A total of 13 large-sized images illustrate the fascination already held today by electric driving concepts. The pioneering electric vehicles shown include the Jaguar E, electrified exclusively by Windreich AG, in part together with innovative self-developed mobile wind charging stations, which supply electric vehicles with cleanly generated power from any location. “Wind is the energy for t More

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USA: Plug-in Vehicles Proliferate

Full battery-electric and hybrid-electric plug-in vehicles will start hitting the streets in significant numbers later this year

Do you own a plug-in car? Do you even know anybody who does? Probably not. But that might very well change this year. Electric cars aren’t new, of course. Mitsubishi’s all-electric i-MiEV has been available in several countries since 2010. The US $35 2 More

Full battery-electric and hybrid-electric plug-in vehicles will start hitting the streets in significant numbers later this year

Do you own a plug-in car? Do you even know anybody who does? Probably not. But that might very well change this year. Electric cars aren’t new, of course. Mitsubishi’s all-electric i-MiEV has been available in several countries since 2010. The US $35 2 More

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USA: The Volt Fires You Never Heard About

Last May, the National Traffic Highway Safety Administration crash tested a series of Chevrolet Volts. The cars were slammed into barriers or struck broadside to simulate highway accidents in an effort to see what, if any, physical harm would be suffered by passengers. When the tests were completed, NHTSA gave the Vo More

Last May, the National Traffic Highway Safety Administration crash tested a series of Chevrolet Volts. The cars were slammed into barriers or struck broadside to simulate highway accidents in an effort to see what, if any, physical harm would be suffered by passengers. When the tests were completed, NHTSA gave the Vo More

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USA: What Tesla Motors Needs in 2012

Shares of Tesla Motors (Nasdaq: TSLA ) didn’t do too badly in 2011. The upstart electric-automaker’s stock was up about 5.3% for the year through Tuesday. That’s a solid result in a year when giant rivals from Ford (NYSE: F ) to Toyota (NYSE: TM ) were down sharply, though it trails the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s 6.2% gain over the period.

Still, for a company More

Shares of Tesla Motors (Nasdaq: TSLA ) didn’t do too badly in 2011. The upstart electric-automaker’s stock was up about 5.3% for the year through Tuesday. That’s a solid result in a year when giant rivals from Ford (NYSE: F ) to Toyota (NYSE: TM ) were down sharply, though it trails the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s 6.2% gain over the period.

Still, for a company More

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USA: Electric car charging station opens in Pflugerville

The Pflugerville Community Development Corp. .. is opening an electric car charging station and unveiling its planned Renewable Energy Park Friday.

The solar grid-powered, two-pump electric car charging station, located at 27090 E. Pecan St., is part of a greater effort to at More

The Pflugerville Community Development Corp. .. is opening an electric car charging station and unveiling its planned Renewable Energy Park Friday.

The solar grid-powered, two-pump electric car charging station, located at 27090 E. Pecan St., is part of a greater effort to at More

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Philipine: Green and go (Perks okayed for electric cars, hybrids)

The green race is heating up, with a proposal to grant generous incentives to the manufacturers of electric cars, hybrids, and other types of vehicles powered by alternative fuel gaining momentum in Congress.

Last October, two House committees — ways and Means, and Trade– approved an u More

The green race is heating up, with a proposal to grant generous incentives to the manufacturers of electric cars, hybrids, and other types of vehicles powered by alternative fuel gaining momentum in Congress.

Last October, two House committees — ways and Means, and Trade– approved an u More

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Europe/Korea: Renault Samsung plans Korea’s first mass-produced electric car

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2011-12-30 20:29

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Renault Samsung plans Korea’s first mass-produced electric car
2011-12-30 20:29

Voiceware Text N.K. shows signs of cutting in on overs… SNS battle rages in mayoral race Lee: Protecting ’socially weak’ top gov… Court rejects arrest warrant for ex-vic… N.K. speeds up work to spruce up Pyongy… Mayoral runners strive More

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Revenge Of The Electric Car Coming To DVD In January

If you didn’t manage to catch the documentary Revenge of the Electric Car in theaters this year, there’s good news — the film will be available on DVD starting January 24.

The film — which is a follow-up to the 2006 documentary Who Killed the Electric Car? — will be available to purchase directly from More

If you didn’t manage to catch the documentary Revenge of the Electric Car in theaters this year, there’s good news — the film will be available on DVD starting January 24.

The film — which is a follow-up to the 2006 documentary Who Killed the Electric Car? — will be available to purchase directly from More

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USA: Fisker Recalling 239 Karma Electric Cars for Fire Hazard

Fisker Automotive is recalling all 239 of its 2012 Karma, luxury electric cars because of a fire hazard, according to a report filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Prices on the 2012 model start at $103,000, including the destination charge.

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Fisker Automotive is recalling all 239 of its 2012 Karma, luxury electric cars because of a fire hazard, according to a report filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Prices on the 2012 model start at $103,000, including the destination charge.

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USA: Future green tech: Lithium air batteries to end range anxiety

Problems with current EVs

As an alternative to conventional vehicles, electric vehicles are the much talked about transport medium these days. Given their ability to cause less pollution and their eco friendly tag, electric vehicles are a viable option for transport in co More

Problems with current EVs

As an alternative to conventional vehicles, electric vehicles are the much talked about transport medium these days. Given their ability to cause less pollution and their eco friendly tag, electric vehicles are a viable option for transport in co More

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USA: CODA: going green at the L.A. Auto Show

LOS ANGELES, California – The waiting times were longer than the test drives themselves at the L.A. Auto Show’s Green Vehicle Media Drive. Surprisingly, the lineup was at least twice the length of the one for free lunch at the Cadillac booth.

Photo: Lesley Wimbush/Auto123.com

I’d driven most of them already, thanks to previous launch and drive programs throughout the More

LOS ANGELES, California – The waiting times were longer than the test drives themselves at the L.A. Auto Show’s Green Vehicle Media Drive. Surprisingly, the lineup was at least twice the length of the one for free lunch at the Cadillac booth.

Photo: Lesley Wimbush/Auto123.com

I’d driven most of them already, thanks to previous launch and drive programs throughout the More

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USA: 2012 Detroit Auto Show electric vehicle preview

Aside from the usual gas-guzzling 4x4s, pickups and turbo-charged sedans (sorry, saloons), January’s 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit will also be flooded with hybrids from the likes of BMW, Mercedes, Acura, Honda and Volkswagen. That’s all taking us in the right direction, but unless it comes with a plug, we’re not going to spend too much time dwelling on it here. More

Aside from the usual gas-guzzling 4x4s, pickups and turbo-charged sedans (sorry, saloons), January’s 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit will also be flooded with hybrids from the likes of BMW, Mercedes, Acura, Honda and Volkswagen. That’s all taking us in the right direction, but unless it comes with a plug, we’re not going to spend too much time dwelling on it here. More

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Europe: Can Bolivia become a green energy superpower?

Bolivia has vast reserves of lithium, seen as the green energy fuel of the future, which it wants to exploit on its own. But the lithium is locked underneath a 10,000 sq km salt flat

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Superbattery: The next great triumph of engineering

PARIS — Depending on your point of view, the journey of EE Times/EE Life editorial director Brian Fuller across America in a Chevrolet Volt was either a great adventure or the cushy assignment of the year. In my view, it represented EE Times’ most significant investment thusfar — thanks to the sponsorship of Avnet — in perhaps the most important technology of the 21st century: electric pow More

PARIS — Depending on your point of view, the journey of EE Times/EE Life editorial director Brian Fuller across America in a Chevrolet Volt was either a great adventure or the cushy assignment of the year. In my view, it represented EE Times’ most significant investment thusfar — thanks to the sponsorship of Avnet — in perhaps the most important technology of the 21st century: electric pow More

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Japan: Video: Electric Car From Japan Reaches Over 300KM Travel Range

We spent two posts on SIM-LEI, an electric car developed by a a spin-off startup at Keio University in Tokyo in collaboration with a total of 34 domestic and foreign companies, in the past months. And it seems that the startup, SIM Drive Corporation, is on track to start mass-producing the vehicle More

We spent two posts on SIM-LEI, an electric car developed by a a spin-off startup at Keio University in Tokyo in collaboration with a total of 34 domestic and foreign companies, in the past months. And it seems that the startup, SIM Drive Corporation, is on track to start mass-producing the vehicle More

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USA: Consumer interest in EVs holds steady

With just two major automakers — Chevrolet and Nissan — launching their first highway-ready electric vehicles this year, there’s been a lot of talk among car experts about whether or not the consumer interest is there to support the nascent electric vehicle industry.

A report out Thursday from the cleantech analysts at Pike Research indicates that among 1,051 consumers they survey More

With just two major automakers — Chevrolet and Nissan — launching their first highway-ready electric vehicles this year, there’s been a lot of talk among car experts about whether or not the consumer interest is there to support the nascent electric vehicle industry.

A report out Thursday from the cleantech analysts at Pike Research indicates that among 1,051 consumers they survey More

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USA: Ford Focus Electric Production Ramps Up in Michigan

WATERTOWN, Mass., (MMD Newswire) December 29, 2011 – – Ford recently announced that its Michigan Assembly Plant has begun manufacturing the 2012 Ford Focus Electric, an all-electric compact car headed to Ford dealers in 19 select markets, including Boston, next year. The American automaker claims its newest model will be the first five-passenger, all-electric vehicle to achieve a miles More

WATERTOWN, Mass., (MMD Newswire) December 29, 2011 – – Ford recently announced that its Michigan Assembly Plant has begun manufacturing the 2012 Ford Focus Electric, an all-electric compact car headed to Ford dealers in 19 select markets, including Boston, next year. The American automaker claims its newest model will be the first five-passenger, all-electric vehicle to achieve a miles More

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