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Category: Electric Vehicles

EV Safe Charge Launches Mobile Charging Solution

EV Safe Charge Launches Mobile Charging Solution

| February 27, 2018

EV Safe Charge announced the launch of EV Charge Mobile — what the company claims as “the first-ever comprehensive solution for portable Level 2 and DC fast EV-charging.”  The technology can bring most vehicles to 80% capacity within 20-30 minutes. Here’s what cool: This adaptable Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) system will provide event organizers, […]

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GreenPower Receives Order for Two All-Electric School Buses

GreenPower Receives Order for Two All-Electric School Buses

| February 22, 2018

GreenPower Motor Company has received an order for two of its Synapse 72 all-electric school buses for the Rialto Unified School District, which will be ready by the summer of 2018. Rialto operates a fleet of 68 school buses to support the transportation needs for students attending 29 elementary, middle and high schools. Commenting on […]

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LightningElectric Gets Nod from NY Truck-Voucher Incentive Program

LightningElectric Gets Nod from NY Truck-Voucher Incentive Program

| February 9, 2018

Lightning Systems, a global developer of efficiency and emissions improvement solutions for fleets, has announced that its new LightningElectric zero-emissions package for the Ford Transit 350HD has been approved for the New York Truck-Voucher Incentive Program (NYT-VIP). In partnership with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), New York State Department of […]

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Electric Ferry Sinks Emissions and Costs

Electric Ferry Sinks Emissions and Costs

| February 5, 2018

Meet the first 100% electric ferry in Norway, the “Ampere”, who’s developers boast that it has cut emissions by 95% and costs by 80% compared to traditional fuel-powered ferries since its launch in the spring of 2015. With the aim of reducing harmful emissions and noise pollution, the “Ampere” is the result of a dedicated […]

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Global Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Topped 1 Million in 2017

Global Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Topped 1 Million in 2017

| January 8, 2018

A new report from Navigant Research shows that global plug-in electric vehicle sales topped one million unites in 2017. What’s more, the pace of change is speeding up. Recent developments in the PEV market, including the rollout of long-range battery EVs (BEVs) at sub-$40,000 price points, have positioned the segment for robust growth. Since PEVs […]

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LA Department of Transportation Taps Proterra for 25 Zero-Emission Buses

LA Department of Transportation Taps Proterra for 25 Zero-Emission Buses

| January 8, 2018

Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) will receive 25 35-foot Proterra Catalyst electric buses in 2019, in response to a significant commitment by the City of Los Angeles to deploy an all-electric bus fleet by 2030. The procurement will be funded in part by […]

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WABCO Ups Investment in Advancing Electric Commercial Vehicle Sector

WABCO Ups Investment in Advancing Electric Commercial Vehicle Sector

| January 8, 2018

WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), a leading global supplier of technologies and services for commercial vehicles,has announced that it has made a $10 million strategic investment in Nikola Motor Company, a leader in the design and manufacturing of hydrogen-electric vehicles, vehicle components, energy storage systems, and electric vehicle drivetrains headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah […]

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Price Might Not be Right for a Very Used Tesla

Price Might Not be Right for a Very Used Tesla

| December 26, 2017

We understand that the Tesla is supposed to retain its value, but check this out. An Amsterdam company that has been operating a Tesla taxi fleet and was an early adopter of electric vehicles is now about to sell of dozens of used Tesla vehicles; but to some, the price seems steep. Tesla’s vehicles have […]

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Mercedes to Electrify All Commercial Vans

Mercedes to Electrify All Commercial Vans

| December 26, 2017

As part of its electrification plan, Mercedes-Benz will add electric drive to all its commercial vans and it is starting by taking orders for the new eVito all-electric van. Last year, Mercedes unveiled a prototype of its new all-electric van concept aimed at the delivery industry. The eVito is a mid-size van with a 41.4 kWh battery pack for a range “around 150 km” (93 […]

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Meritor to Invest in TransPower for EV Platforms

Meritor to Invest in TransPower for EV Platforms

| December 11, 2017

Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) has announced a strategic investment in TransPower, a leader in electrification technologies for large commercial vehicles. California-based TransPower supplies integrated drive systems, full electric truck solutions and energy-storage subsystems to major manufacturers of trucks, school buses, refuse vehicles and terminal tractors. The company has been focused exclusively on developing electrical drive […]

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