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First British-Built 2013 Nissan LEAF Gets Delivered In The UK

Mark Goodier, The Former Top of the Pops Host Gets The Keys To The First Ever British-Built LEAF (Note The “Original” First LEAF In The UK In The Background)
Nissan has delivered the very first British built 2013 Nissan LEAF in the UK.

Who is the recipient of the landmark vehicle? Broadcaster and businessman Mark Goodier, who you might remember (but probably not) as the first pe More

Mark Goodier, The Former Top of the Pops Host Gets The Keys To The First Ever British-Built LEAF (Note The “Original” First LEAF In The UK In The Background)
Nissan has delivered the very first British built 2013 Nissan LEAF in the UK.

Who is the recipient of the landmark vehicle? Broadcaster and businessman Mark Goodier, who you might remember (but probably not) as the first pe More

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Research on Global and China Automotive Lithium Battery Industry, 2013-2017

NEW YORK, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Research on Global and China Automotive Lithium Battery Industry, 2013-2017
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NEW YORK, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Research on Global and China Automotive Lithium Battery Industry, 2013-2017
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Musk Says Fourth Tesla Vehicle to Be Small, Electric SUV

Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA), which has almost tripled in market value this year, plans to expand its line of electric vehicles to at least four with a compact sport-utility vehicle, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said.

After expanding production and deliveries of its $69,900 Model S sedan this year and adding the battery-powered Model X SUV in late 2014, the carmaker will begin adding lower More

Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA), which has almost tripled in market value this year, plans to expand its line of electric vehicles to at least four with a compact sport-utility vehicle, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said.

After expanding production and deliveries of its $69,900 Model S sedan this year and adding the battery-powered Model X SUV in late 2014, the carmaker will begin adding lower More

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Combining Electric Cars With Smart Grid Technology Can Cut Charging Costs In Half

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Electric cars are one of the key pieces of the renewable energy economy of the future, but they do come with a few challenges: charging them currently takes a while (30 minutes to a few hours), charging can add considerably to a home’s overall electricity use, and — when scaled up to thousands or millions of homes — that charging places a lot of extra demand on a More

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Electric cars are one of the key pieces of the renewable energy economy of the future, but they do come with a few challenges: charging them currently takes a while (30 minutes to a few hours), charging can add considerably to a home’s overall electricity use, and — when scaled up to thousands or millions of homes — that charging places a lot of extra demand on a More

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Bank of 1,440 lithium-ion batteries to make power grid smarter

Rows of battery racks at Portland General Electric’s Salem Smart Power Center in Salem, Ore., are being used to test several smart grid technologies and approaches.
By John Roach, Contributing Writer, NBC News

A bank of lithium-ion batteries big enough to supply about 500 U.S. homes with electricity during a power outage went online today to demonstrate the future of smart grid More

Rows of battery racks at Portland General Electric’s Salem Smart Power Center in Salem, Ore., are being used to test several smart grid technologies and approaches.
By John Roach, Contributing Writer, NBC News

A bank of lithium-ion batteries big enough to supply about 500 U.S. homes with electricity during a power outage went online today to demonstrate the future of smart grid More

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Roll in and drive: Electric car fits wheelchair users

A few years ago, Stacy Zoern was doing some online research on transportation.

Zoern, 33, an Austin, Texas, attorney, has never walked due to a neuromuscular condition and has always used a wheelchair. She’s also never driven, aside from More

A few years ago, Stacy Zoern was doing some online research on transportation.

Zoern, 33, an Austin, Texas, attorney, has never walked due to a neuromuscular condition and has always used a wheelchair. She’s also never driven, aside from More

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Europe: Greenway on electromobility

A structural change is expected to happen in the way we power our cars. Automotive industry is one of the largest industries globally with a yearly production of over 80 mil. vehicles and turnover of almost EUR 1,6 trillion. EVs and Hybrid Electric Vehicles could in 2020 constitute 17% of newly registered vehicles in solely in Europe, United States, China and Japan alone. Considering the complexit More

A structural change is expected to happen in the way we power our cars. Automotive industry is one of the largest industries globally with a yearly production of over 80 mil. vehicles and turnover of almost EUR 1,6 trillion. EVs and Hybrid Electric Vehicles could in 2020 constitute 17% of newly registered vehicles in solely in Europe, United States, China and Japan alone. Considering the complexit More

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Audi A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid to arrive in 2014

Audi has revealed that its new A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid will arrive in the UK market by mid-2014.

It’s due to go on sale in Europe for approximately €38,000, meaning the e-tron should cost around £32,700 here.

Designed to offer the benefits of an electric vehicle with unrestricted range, the A3 Sportback e-tron features a conventional petrol engine coupled to an el More

Audi has revealed that its new A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid will arrive in the UK market by mid-2014.

It’s due to go on sale in Europe for approximately €38,000, meaning the e-tron should cost around £32,700 here.

Designed to offer the benefits of an electric vehicle with unrestricted range, the A3 Sportback e-tron features a conventional petrol engine coupled to an el More

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City installing 14 charging stations for electric cars

MURFREESBORO — The city announced it will start installing 14 Blink Electric Vehicle (EV) chargers Monday at four city properties, including City Hall Parking Garages 1 and 2.

Co-sponsored locally by Murfreesboro Electric Department, four electric vehicle charging stations will be installed in City Hall, two on each of two parking garage levels; four at SportsCom, two at Old Fort Park and More

MURFREESBORO — The city announced it will start installing 14 Blink Electric Vehicle (EV) chargers Monday at four city properties, including City Hall Parking Garages 1 and 2.

Co-sponsored locally by Murfreesboro Electric Department, four electric vehicle charging stations will be installed in City Hall, two on each of two parking garage levels; four at SportsCom, two at Old Fort Park and More

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Market research in global lithium market

In 2012, the capacity of global lithium battery market was 33.5GWH with the growth rate of 30%; of which, the consumer electronics accounted for 88%, electric vehicles accounted for 11%, and energy storage and UPS accounted for 1%. The growth rate of consumer electronics was 23%, which was relatively stable.

In 2012, due to the rapid development of smart phones and tablet PCs, the output More

In 2012, the capacity of global lithium battery market was 33.5GWH with the growth rate of 30%; of which, the consumer electronics accounted for 88%, electric vehicles accounted for 11%, and energy storage and UPS accounted for 1%. The growth rate of consumer electronics was 23%, which was relatively stable.

In 2012, due to the rapid development of smart phones and tablet PCs, the output More

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Infiniti plans wireless charging

Slated for release next year, the production version of the Infiniti LE concept will be based on the Nissan Leaf. But in addition to its vastly different sheet metal and upscale appointments, Infiniti is counting on another trait to distinguish it further from the Leaf: wireless charging, according to Autocar UK.

As with the current crop of EVs, the biggest roadblock to this will be infrast More

Slated for release next year, the production version of the Infiniti LE concept will be based on the Nissan Leaf. But in addition to its vastly different sheet metal and upscale appointments, Infiniti is counting on another trait to distinguish it further from the Leaf: wireless charging, according to Autocar UK.

As with the current crop of EVs, the biggest roadblock to this will be infrast More

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VOLVO Car Group (Volvo Cars) is ramping up production of its world-first V60 Plug-In Diesel Hybrid by 90 per cent to cope with strong demand for the cars across Europe.

The increased demand, especially in Holland, Belgium and Italy, means that Plug-in Hybrid production at Volvo Cars’ Torslanda plant in Sweden will be increased continuously from 150 to 282 units per week.

All in More

VOLVO Car Group (Volvo Cars) is ramping up production of its world-first V60 Plug-In Diesel Hybrid by 90 per cent to cope with strong demand for the cars across Europe.

The increased demand, especially in Holland, Belgium and Italy, means that Plug-in Hybrid production at Volvo Cars’ Torslanda plant in Sweden will be increased continuously from 150 to 282 units per week.

All in More

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Audi A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid to arrive in 2014 | Autocar

Audi has revealed that its new A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid will arrive in the UK market by mid-2014.

It’s due to go on sale in Europe for approximately €38,000, meaning the e-tron should cost around £32,700 here.

Designed to offer the benefits of an electric vehicle with unrestricted range, the A3 Sportback e-tron features a conventional petrol engine coupled to an el More

Audi has revealed that its new A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid will arrive in the UK market by mid-2014.

It’s due to go on sale in Europe for approximately €38,000, meaning the e-tron should cost around £32,700 here.

Designed to offer the benefits of an electric vehicle with unrestricted range, the A3 Sportback e-tron features a conventional petrol engine coupled to an el More

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Fueling the electric car revolution with IT innovation- Businessgreen mobile

The race is on to make electric vehicles as easy to refill as today’s cars — and companies are stepping up to the starting line.
Vehicles outfitted with a battery, electric motor and a plug have gone from curiosities to commonplace in just a few years. Dozens of new electric vehicle models (EVs) are slated to hit markets this year and next.
As prices keep falling, and range More

The race is on to make electric vehicles as easy to refill as today’s cars — and companies are stepping up to the starting line.
Vehicles outfitted with a battery, electric motor and a plug have gone from curiosities to commonplace in just a few years. Dozens of new electric vehicle models (EVs) are slated to hit markets this year and next.
As prices keep falling, and range More

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Electric Car Future ‘Definitely Coming,’ Lutz Says – CNBC

PLAY VIDEOBob Lutz, former vice chairman of General Motors, shares his thoughts on how Tesla CEO Elon Musk is performing as both an entrepreneur and corporate leader.
Electric car makers have some major hurdles to clear before their products gain wide acceptance, but it’s only a matter of time before consumers won’t need gasoline-powered vehicles, said Bob Lutz, former vice chair More

PLAY VIDEOBob Lutz, former vice chairman of General Motors, shares his thoughts on how Tesla CEO Elon Musk is performing as both an entrepreneur and corporate leader.
Electric car makers have some major hurdles to clear before their products gain wide acceptance, but it’s only a matter of time before consumers won’t need gasoline-powered vehicles, said Bob Lutz, former vice chair More

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Honda lowers lease for Fit EV by more than 30 percent | The Tennessean | tennessean.com

Honda introduces its new FIT EV Electric Vehicle Concept car at the LA Auto Show on Nov. 17, 2010, in Los Angeles. Auto companies in the U.S. are lowering lease prices for electric cars as they try to jump-start slow sales in a competitive market. / Damian Dovarganes / File / Associated Press
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Honda introduces its new FIT EV Electric Vehicle Concept car at the LA Auto Show on Nov. 17, 2010, in Los Angeles. Auto companies in the U.S. are lowering lease prices for electric cars as they try to jump-start slow sales in a competitive market. / Damian Dovarganes / File / Associated Press
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G. Chambers Williams III
The Tennessean

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Tesla Model S Reportedly Going to China, Could Debut This Year

Tesla wants to expand its sale operations for the the Model S (and future models), as according to the Chinese media, the Silicon Valley-based automaker is bringing the all-electric sedan to the Chengdu motor show, in September. Already a pretty expensive car, the Model S could end up costing a lot more once it’s all-taxed up and legal in the country. This is important because its appeal hinges More

Tesla wants to expand its sale operations for the the Model S (and future models), as according to the Chinese media, the Silicon Valley-based automaker is bringing the all-electric sedan to the Chengdu motor show, in September. Already a pretty expensive car, the Model S could end up costing a lot more once it’s all-taxed up and legal in the country. This is important because its appeal hinges More

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Infographic: Electric cars, charging stations on the increase

wning an electric vehicle is getting easier, and much more common in 2013.

Electric vehicles and their charging stations are on the rise, according to an infographic by mobile-application companies Recargo and PlugShare, in conjunction with Plugincars.com.< More

wning an electric vehicle is getting easier, and much more common in 2013.

Electric vehicles and their charging stations are on the rise, according to an infographic by mobile-application companies Recargo and PlugShare, in conjunction with Plugincars.com.< More

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Nissan showcases new Leaf and e-NV200 at CCIA – fleet news.

Nissan will be showcasing its commitment to electric vehicles at this year’s Company Car in Action (CCIA) with the e-NV200 and the new Nissan Leaf, which goes on sale later this year.

The new Leaf boasts more than 100 major changes and for those intrigued by the technology they will be able to admire the unique ‘sliced’ Leaf display.

The Leaf will be joined by the e-NV200, whic More

Nissan will be showcasing its commitment to electric vehicles at this year’s Company Car in Action (CCIA) with the e-NV200 and the new Nissan Leaf, which goes on sale later this year.

The new Leaf boasts more than 100 major changes and for those intrigued by the technology they will be able to admire the unique ‘sliced’ Leaf display.

The Leaf will be joined by the e-NV200, whic More

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First Cadillac ELR rolls off the line – Autoblog

Gearing up for the Belle Isle Grand Prix this weekend, General Motors invited some of the Chevrolet and Cadillacracecar drivers out to its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant. While there, the racers – including IndyCar Driver andChevrolet Volt owner, Simona De Silvestro – witnessed the very first 2014 Cadillac ELR to roll off the assembly line.

These vehicles are not destined for customer More

Gearing up for the Belle Isle Grand Prix this weekend, General Motors invited some of the Chevrolet and Cadillacracecar drivers out to its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant. While there, the racers – including IndyCar Driver andChevrolet Volt owner, Simona De Silvestro – witnessed the very first 2014 Cadillac ELR to roll off the assembly line.

These vehicles are not destined for customer More

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Finding a charging station for an electric car is getting easier – Autoweek

Owning an electric vehicle is getting easier, and much more common in 2013.

Electric vehicles and their charging stations are on the rise, according to an infographic by mobile-application companies Recargo and PlugShare, in conjunction withPlugincars.com.

More http://www.autoweek.com/article/20130531/GREEN/130539983 More

Owning an electric vehicle is getting easier, and much more common in 2013.

Electric vehicles and their charging stations are on the rise, according to an infographic by mobile-application companies Recargo and PlugShare, in conjunction withPlugincars.com.

More http://www.autoweek.com/article/20130531/GREEN/130539983 More

Start an electric car charging station network business with GreenLots SKY software platform

The GreenLots SKY platform helps businesses set up and manage electric car charging station networks, handling customer service, billing and network management.
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Washington Man Hits 78,000 Miles on Nissan LEAF | PluginCars.com

At 36,500 miles, my 2011 Nissan LEAF is doing very well. In addition to a daily commute of 80-plus miles per day, it hasn’t suffered any problems, and saved our family a lot money in fuel costs. But Washington LEAF owner Steve Marsh is in a completely different league. A little more than two years ago, Marsh purchased his Black Nissan LEAF as a way to help him save money on his 130-mile daily co More

At 36,500 miles, my 2011 Nissan LEAF is doing very well. In addition to a daily commute of 80-plus miles per day, it hasn’t suffered any problems, and saved our family a lot money in fuel costs. But Washington LEAF owner Steve Marsh is in a completely different league. A little more than two years ago, Marsh purchased his Black Nissan LEAF as a way to help him save money on his 130-mile daily co More

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Texas will get some of Tesla’s quick-charge stations | Biz Beat Blog

Tesla plans to expand its “supercharger” quick-charging stations into Texas and other states, allowing drivers of its electric cars to replenish their batteries in 20 minutes.

The California-based company already has supercharger stations on the West and East coasts to deal with electric cars’ limited range – a major issue with the vehicles.

Some of Tesla’s stylish, high-en More

Tesla plans to expand its “supercharger” quick-charging stations into Texas and other states, allowing drivers of its electric cars to replenish their batteries in 20 minutes.

The California-based company already has supercharger stations on the West and East coasts to deal with electric cars’ limited range – a major issue with the vehicles.

Some of Tesla’s stylish, high-en More

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Tennessee get the Navy’s first solar EV charging station

The United States Navy cut the ribbon on its first solar-powered electric vehicle charging station this week.

The Naval Support Activity Mid-South base in Millington, Tenn., just north of Memphis, is home to the Navy’s first solar EV charging station. More than 7,500 military and civilian contractors work on the base and will now have the ability to recharge electric vehicles there.

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The United States Navy cut the ribbon on its first solar-powered electric vehicle charging station this week.

The Naval Support Activity Mid-South base in Millington, Tenn., just north of Memphis, is home to the Navy’s first solar EV charging station. More than 7,500 military and civilian contractors work on the base and will now have the ability to recharge electric vehicles there.

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CarCharging and J.P. Morgan Partner to Provide Electric Vehicle Charging Services at Dublin Corporate Center in Northern California

Leading Real Estate Asset Manager and Electric Car Charging Service Provider Expand Amenities at Class A Office Campus
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EV Inihetiatives in New York Spur More Sales, High Expectations

From deciding the fate of future electric generation in Western New York, to the US Energy Information Administration announcing New York state has the lowest CO2 emissions per capita in America, to news this week surrounding the launch of a project to spur development for electric vehicle (EV) sales – New York has encountered its fair share of energy headlines this month.

The project beg More

From deciding the fate of future electric generation in Western New York, to the US Energy Information Administration announcing New York state has the lowest CO2 emissions per capita in America, to news this week surrounding the launch of a project to spur development for electric vehicle (EV) sales – New York has encountered its fair share of energy headlines this month.

The project beg More

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Boulder’s Electric Vehicle Future

Will charging infrastructure lead the way to success?
April Nowicki: May 30, 2013

Dave Thielen, a 12-year Boulder resident, turned in his BMW M3 for an all-electric car in 2012.

He no longer pays $3 or more per gallon for gasoline, and he charges his electric vehicle (EV) at home overnight, which he says was an easy habit to adapt to.

But as a consumer in a new, growing More

Will charging infrastructure lead the way to success?
April Nowicki: May 30, 2013

Dave Thielen, a 12-year Boulder resident, turned in his BMW M3 for an all-electric car in 2012.

He no longer pays $3 or more per gallon for gasoline, and he charges his electric vehicle (EV) at home overnight, which he says was an easy habit to adapt to.

But as a consumer in a new, growing More

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Gov. Tom Corbett pushes transportation bill at New Cumberland news conference

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett, center, holds a press conference at the on ramp to Interstate 83 in New Cumberland on Thursday afternoon to emphasize transportation’ More

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett, center, holds a press conference at the on ramp to Interstate 83 in New Cumberland on Thursday afternoon to emphasize transportation’ More

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