UBC develops wireless EV charger [VIDEO]
Method operates at frequencies 100 times lower than current charging technologies.
GM sets production date for luxury EV
Automaker’s electric Cadillac ELR will be made at the Detroit-Hamtramck plant.
Tesla unveils solar powered charging stations
Six Superchargers throughput California to promote longer trips.
Toyota beefs up green vehicles
Plans electric car for this year, fuel cell vehicle by 2015
Fisker names former GM EV head its new CEO
Tony Posawatz led GM’s development of its electric Chevrolet Volt.
Time to hit the road
Automakers must look beyond North America.
Magna consolidates ownership of E Car partnership
Auto parts maker eyeing lucrative H/EV components, systems and engineering services.
Battery breakthrough could boost range of electric cars
GM-backed Envia Systems says it’s potentially good for 320 kilometres.
Auto fuel-storage producer agrees to $5M takeover offer from Luxfer Holdings
Dynetek Industries Ltd. has struggled recently, saying it was looking in strategic options.
Nissan highlights need to conserve cash
Japanese automaker has recovered from disasters, but the global economy is highly uncertain.
Energy efficiency makes governments more money: study
Provinces that promote energy efficiency forfeit tax revenues, but always make up for the loss.
Saab’s saga ends after purchase by Chinese bio-energy tycoon
Buyers hope to meld Swedish design with Japanese electric vehicle technologies to return troubled automaker to profitability.
Charge standards wreak havoc on Nissan’s New York cab experiment
Japanese automaker supplying electric cabs to Manhattan’s streets for testing.
Manufacturing leads economic rebound: StatsCan
Factory shipments up by almost 2% after two months of decline.
China’s electric car struggles
Low EV sales cause the Asian country to cut back on investments and buyer incentives.