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Electric Car Industry Tainted by the “Solyndra Effect”

Electric Car Industry Tainted by the “Solyndra Effect” | Electric Vehicle Post | Scoop.it
      Share   Electric Car Industry Tainted by the “Solyndra Effect” By John Gartner · October 26, 2011 The cleantech industry as a whole, and the electric vehicle industry in particular, have been in the news nearly every day since Solyndra went...
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Opel plans electric car offensive

Opel plans electric car offensive | Electric Vehicle Post | Scoop.it
RUESSELSHEIM -- General Motors' Opel/Vauxhall division wants to position itself as leader in electric cars, the unit's sales and marketing chief Alain Visser said.

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Electric vehicles help automakers bring shoppers to showrooms

Electric vehicles help automakers bring shoppers to showrooms | Electric Vehicle Post | Scoop.it
Electric vehicles are giving automakers a boost in marketing appeal.
Although sales haven't exactly been electrifying, the vehicles are helping auto companies draw more shoppers to their showrooms...
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Hitachi to create 60 jobs to assemble battery packs in Harrodsburg

Hitachi to create 60 jobs to assemble battery packs in Harrodsburg | Electric Vehicle Post | Scoop.it
Hitachi will create 60 jobs to make lithium-ion battery packs at its Mercer County plant, the company and government officials announced Monday.


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Lithium: The New California Gold Rush –

Lithium: The New California Gold Rush – | Electric Vehicle Post | Scoop.it
Standing on the edge of the Salton Sea in southern California’s sun-blasted Imperial Valley, Luka Erceg surveys a Mad Max landscape—head-high mud volcanoes, hulking geothermal power plants shoo...
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Cobalt Technologies and Rhodia jointly to develop bagasse-based bio n-butanol market in Latin America

Cobalt Technologies and Rhodia jointly to develop bagasse-based bio n-butanol market in Latin America | Electric Vehicle Post | Scoop.it

Cobalt Technologies and Rhodia jointly to develop bagasse-based bio n-butanol market in Latin America Cobalt Technologies, a developer of next generation bio-based chemicals a...

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Toyota develops prototype battery with 5x the range @ 1/5 th the cost…

Toyota develops prototype battery with 5x the range @ 1/5 th the cost… | Electric Vehicle Post | Scoop.it
Toyota, in cooperation with the Tokyo Institute of Technology and the High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, has developed a prototype battery that can be processed into sheet form. The bat...
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Suzuki’s VW ultimatum: share hybrid technology or split

Suzuki’s VW ultimatum: share hybrid technology or split | Electric Vehicle Post | Scoop.it
Suzuki Motor Corp accused Volkswagen of withholding hybrid technology it had promised to share, triggering an exchange of legal threats in the increasingly acrimonious spat over their two-year-old ...
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China Subsidies to 3,000 Kandi Pure Energy Vehicles by Jinhua City and Zhejiang Province

China Subsidies to 3,000 Kandi Pure Energy Vehicles by Jinhua City and Zhejiang Province | Electric Vehicle Post | Scoop.it
The objective of the ceremony was to promote the sales of electric vehicles in Jinhua City through government financial subsidies to consumers who purchase Kandi pure EV.

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Peugeot’s world-first diesel electric hybrid coming to Ireland

Peugeot’s world-first diesel electric hybrid coming to Ireland | Electric Vehicle Post | Scoop.it
THE new Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4, the world’s first full diesel electric hybrid, will be launched in Ireland in December 2011, in time for January 2012. The environmentally friendly, ground-breaking ...
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Electric cars: Will Europe lead the way?

Electric cars: Will Europe lead the way? | Electric Vehicle Post | Scoop.it
When it comes to electric cars, many have said that it is the emerging economies, not shackled by convention, that will lead the way in electric car uptake. But a recent report by Ernst & Young...
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Renault stages colossal Kangoo Z.E, Fluence Z.E. test drive event in Portugal

Renault stages colossal Kangoo Z.E, Fluence Z.E. test drive event in Portugal | Electric Vehicle Post | Scoop.it
Renault shows electric in Lisbon

Renault chose Portugal to stage the presentation to the world press their electric models Fluence Kangoo ZE and ZE, refers to the Matador Records Bulletin magazi...
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Harbin Electric and Advanced Battery Technology Assist in China’s Electric Vehicle Dominance – MarketWatch

Harbin Electric and Advanced Battery Technology Assist in China’s Electric Vehicle Dominance – MarketWatch | Electric Vehicle Post | Scoop.it
Encouraging government incentives and green energy initiatives are expected to make China the world leader in electric vehicles in the near future. One of China's intentions is to reduce urban poll...
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EU Calendar – European electric vehicle congress

EU Calendar – European electric vehicle congress | Electric Vehicle Post | Scoop.it
European electric vehicle congress
One of the pillars of the European Commission’s policy to lower greenhouse gas emissions from transport and to reduce oil dependency is the strategy on alterna...
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Nissan eyes 1.5 million electric cars by 2016

Nissan eyes 1.5 million electric cars by 2016 | Electric Vehicle Post | Scoop.it
TOKYO — Japanese auto giant Nissan is aiming to sell 1.5 million electric vehicles around the world by 2016, the company said Monday, as it looks to capitalise on growing demand for green product...
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Prius owners are trading into electric vehicles

Prius owners are trading into electric vehicles | Electric Vehicle Post | Scoop.it
One reason why auto companies are rolling out comparatively low-volume electric cars is to get buyers into showrooms they might have otherwise ignored.
The strategy appears to be working for Chevr...
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Mitsubishi Electric Begins Full-scale Testing of Smart Grid in Japan

Mitsubishi Electric Begins Full-scale Testing of Smart Grid in Japan | Electric Vehicle Post | Scoop.it
TOKYO, Oct 18, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (tokyo:6503) announced today that it has begun full-scale tests of smart grid and related smart-community technologies at the ...
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Electric-Car Charging Networks: Don’t Use ‘Em To Travel Far, Says Company

Electric-Car Charging Networks: Don’t Use ‘Em To Travel Far, Says Company | Electric Vehicle Post | Scoop.it
Lately, we’ve seen a lot of new charging networks spring up around the world devoted to getting electric car owners the power they need to keep their cars charged up.

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Hertz Adds Five Transit Connect Electric Vans to Its Fleet

Hertz Adds Five Transit Connect Electric Vans to Its Fleet | Electric Vehicle Post | Scoop.it
The Hertz Corporation announced the addition of the Ford Transit Connect Electric van into Hertz's fleet. The five Hertz units will be deployed mid-November at multiple locations as part of Hertz E...
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Charging scheme rollout ‘will boost popularity of electric vehicles

Charging scheme rollout ‘will boost popularity of electric vehicles | Electric Vehicle Post | Scoop.it
Rolling out pay-as-you-go electric vehicle charging schemes is the key to getting consumers to switch to green transport, a leading organisation has claimed.

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ABB installs Austria’s first charging stations for electric vehicles

ABB installs Austria’s first charging stations for electric vehicles | Electric Vehicle Post | Scoop.it
In an effort to promote use of electric vehicles and bring down pollution and boost efficiency the need of the hour are efficient and convenient charging stations for these vehicles. Now ABB group ...
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Toyota signs three-year European agreement to recycle EV batteries

Toyota signs three-year European agreement to recycle EV batteries | Electric Vehicle Post | Scoop.it
Toyota Motor Europe has signed a three-year agreement with a French firm for the European-wide take-back and sustainable recycling of nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) batteries used in electric vehicles...
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Ford to Demonstrate Cloud-Based Technology to Optimize Plug-In Powertrain Efficiency

Ford to Demonstrate Cloud-Based Technology to Optimize Plug-In Powertrain Efficiency | Electric Vehicle Post | Scoop.it
Ford researchers will demonstrate smart electrification technology that uses cloud-based computing and data to optimize a plug-in hybrid’s powertrain efficiency at the 18th World Congress on Inte...
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Believing in Electric Cars ….. Why ?

Believing in Electric Cars ….. Why ? | Electric Vehicle Post | Scoop.it

Seven Reasons to Believe Electric Cars Are Getting in Gear

Sunday was National Plug In Day. Missed it? So did just about everyone else in America.
For a few thousand people, though, it wa...

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Electric Vehicles Present Challenges For Distribution Grids

Electric Vehicles Present Challenges For Distribution Grids | Electric Vehicle Post | Scoop.it
Increased worldwide interest in electric-vehicle (EV) deployment has led many researchers to consider the effects wide-scale adoption will have on the electric grid. Most experts have concluded tha...
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