13,000 km in an electric vehicle without driver

Four electric vehicles completed the test ride from Italy to China without a driver and no map, a modern version of the journey of Marco Polo. The journey of 13,000 kilometers (8,000 miles) covered Ea...

Toyota has already sold two million Prius

The Japanese automaker has announced that cumulative worldwide sales of Toyota Prius, which qualifies as “first gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle produced in series in the world”, have pass...

Official plug-in hybrid car for the mayor of Madrid

Toyota signed a cooperation agreement with the City of Madrid for the transfer and use of plug-in hybrid vehicles. The agreement was symbolized by the delivery of a plug-in hybrid Prius by the preside...

EV: THINK is entering the French market

THINK, the Scandinavian manufacturer of the electric car of the same name, said Thursday it entered the French market through a partnership created between its division and O2City Mobivia Group, recog...

Nissan Announced Development of an EV Rapid Charger

Nissan Motor has announced the development of a rapid charger for its future new electric vehicles (Leaf) which will be available by this summer in Japan. The price of the charger should be about half...

Charging Stations for EVs to Be Unified

Japanese carmakers set out to create a unified global system of charging stations for electric vehicles. The mass introduction of electric vehicles is still connected with the need for appropriate inf...

Ford taps Microsoft Hohm for electric-car charging

Ford Motor and Microsoft are collaborating on software for consumers to manage how and when to charge electric vehicles. Executives from both companies at the New York Auto Show on Wednesday announced...

Tokyo Tests Electric Taxis

The Japanese government wants the EV evangelists at Better Place to electrify some of Tokyo’s taxis, and the cabs with cords could be on the road by January. They will use the Silicon Valley startup...