Category archive - Electric Vehicles

Auto Makers Agree to Develop Electric-Vehicle Technology

Auto Makers Agree to Develop Electric-Vehicle Technology

Daimler AG (DAI.XE), Ford Motor Co. ( F ) and Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. (7201.TO, NSANY) have agreed to jointly develop a common fuel cell electric vehicle system in a bid to develop what they say will the world’s first affordable, mass- market fuel cell electric vehicle as early as 2017.

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Nissan Wins METI Energy Conservation Prize

Nissan Wins METI Energy Conservation Prize

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that the “LEAF to Home” power supply system has won the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) Minister’s Prize in the Grand Prize for Excellence in Energy Efficiency and Conservation program. The LEAF to Home power supply system can supply electricity from batteries onboard a Nissan LEAF electric vehicle (EV) to homes when used with the “EV Power Station” unit developed by the NICHICON CORPORATION.

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U.S. Electric-Vehicles Sales May Soar 130%

U.S. Electric-Vehicles Sales May Soar 130%

By Aaron Chew & Francesco Citro

Following a “coming of age” for electric vehicles in 2012 when U.S. deliveries passed 55,000, we forecast 130% growth year-over-year to over 127,000 in 2013, as demand broadens.

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Electric Cars Used As Emergency Power: DoD Begins Tests

Electric Cars Used As Emergency Power: DoD Begins Tests

By Antony Ingram

Picture the scene: There’s a power cut. It goes dark. Your TV, refrigerator and computer all shut down. How long will it last? Who knows?

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