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Virginia Picks EVgo To Develop Statewide Public EV Charging Network

On Monday, August 13th, 2018
BMW i3 Evgo Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has picked EVgo to build and operate a statewide public electric vehicle charging network. This contract is awarded from funding that the Commonwealth was allocated through the Volkswagen mitigation settlement, and it will serve as a forward looking program that will help to meet driver needs as electric vehicle ...

Nissan Sylphy EV Now Available For Order In China

On Saturday, June 30th, 2018
Nissan-Sylphy The Nissan Sylphy Zero Emission is now available for customers in China to order through Nissan’s joint venture subsidiary, Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Company (Dongfeng Nissan). Sylphy Zero Emission, which debuted at Auto China 2018, is Nissan’s first mass-production electric vehicle designed and produced for China. The car is built on the same platform as ...

Toyota Research Institute Supports Development Of Open-Source Automated Driving Simulator

On Sunday, June 24th, 2018
Toyota TRI Toyota Research Institute (TRI) is furthering its support of open source platforms by donating $100,000 to the Computer Vision Center (CVC) to accelerate its development of an open source simulator for automated driving, Car Learning to Act (CARLA). “Technological advances and growth are made possible through collaboration and community support,” said Vangelis Kokkevis, director of ...

Hyundai Motor Group And Audi Partner in Fuel Cell Technology

On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
Hyundai Hyundai Motor Group (the Group) and AUDI AG (Audi) announced they have entered into a multi-year patent cross-licensing agreement, covering a broad range of fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) components and technologies. Under the new partnership, the world’s fifth-largest auto-making group and the German premium car maker will make joint efforts in developing FCEVs, to ...

Nissan Wins Climate Solutions Award For Innovative Energy Technologies

On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
Nissan Leaf Nissan has won the Excellence in Climate Solutions Award for its pioneering work to develop electric vehicle technology and energy services systems. The accolade is part of the FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards, given by the Financial Times and the International Finance Corp., a member of the World Bank Group. Nissan was specifically recognized for its ...

BYTON K-Byte Autonomous Concept Unveiled Ahead Of CES Asia

On Thursday, June 14th, 2018
BYTON-K-Byte-Concept Electric vehicle maker BYTON unveiled its premium sedan concept in Shanghai during a global debut event today that showcased the brand’s design vision. Called the BYTON K-Byte Concept, the three-box sporty sedan is made for the age of autonomous driving with integrated and retractable sensors that strike a fine balance between aesthetics and real-world practicality. ...

Volkswagen Using Quantum Computers To Make High-Performance Ev Batteries

On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
VW Quantum Computer For the first time, Volkswagen experts succeeded in simulating industrially relevant molecules using a quantum computer. This is especially important for the development of high-performance electric vehicle batteries, as the experts have successfully simulated molecules such as lithium-hydrogen and carbon chains. Now they are working on more complex chemical compounds. In the long term, they ...

Volkswagen Trains Top Experts For The Production Of The I.D. Family

On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
volkswagen-id The Volkswagen brand is moving ahead with preparations for its major electric offensive by launching a comprehensive e-mobility competence programme. Within the framework of the “Future Electronic Engineer Program” (FEEP), 100 young engineers and skilled workers throughout the world will be trained as top production experts. As start-of-production specialists, they will occupy future-oriented positions in ...

Scottish Natural Heritage Takes Delivery Of Renault Zoe Evs

On Sunday, May 20th, 2018
Scottish-Natural-Heritage-Renault-ZOE Renault UK is supplying Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) with its first electric cars as SNH begins its move towards a fully electric car pool fleet as a way to reduce its emissions. SNH has purchased five 100 percent electric Renault ZOE, and Renault UK Regional EV expert Matt Kiziuk is going the extra (Zero Emission) ...

Jaguar I-Pace Is The Star Of Heathrow’s New Luxury Chauffeur Service

On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
Jaguar-i-pace-Heathrow-Airport The all-electric Jaguar I-PACE will form the heart of an all-new zero-emissions luxury chauffeur service to and from Heathrow Airport. As many as 200 I-PACEs will be available at Heathrow as part of a deal with WeKnowGroup, creating one of the largest electric vehicle fleets in the UK. The zero emissions chauffeur service will begin ...