The Indian government is promoting hybrid vehicles

The Indian government will establish a new organization with a budget of 2 billion rupees, or 33.2 million euros to promote environmentally sustainable technologies for hybrid and electric vehicles. T...

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...

MOBI.E promoting electric mobility in Portugal

The Renault-Nissan and the Portuguese consortium MOBI.E Tech have created a partnership for the promotion of electric mobility in Portugal, one of the first countries to adopt a national policy on the...

Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

With gas prices continually rising it is not surprising that everyone is looking for alternative fuels. Of course, the most popular hydrogen fuel cells, also known as the kits that run your car on wat...

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...

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...

Japan’s hand-made electric cars

An environment-friendly car built by hand by a small family-run business at their garage-workshop in the snowy foothills of northwestern Toyama prefecture on February 24, 2010. While auto manufacturin...