Nissan says it intends to make autonomous drive systems commercially viable by 2020. Carlos Ghosn, president and CEO of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., announced yesterday the Japanese carmaker’s launch timetable for the latest vehicle automation technologies aimed at accelerating consumer adoption of Autonomous Drive systems. The Nissan CEO said new technologies including automated lane controls […]

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The 6th Annual REFUEL Clean Power Motorsports Event, an EV race, will be held this coming Sunday July 20 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. For the sixth year running, Speed Ventures will welcome electric cars and motorcycles to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California to showcase cutting-edge clean transportation technology in a motorsports setting. […]

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Tesla Motors has settled a lemon law suit filed in April with former customer Robert Montgomery and the “King of Lemon Laws” attorney Vince Megna for $126,836. Megna, who compares Tesla and its fans to the Wu Tan Clan, asked in a video initially whether Tesla would “fight like dogs” or “do the right thing” […]

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Chargemaster has installed its 10,000th EV charging point, marking a significant milestone in the company’s five year history. Chargemaster describes itself as the UK’s largest provider of electric vehicle charging points. The company said the 10,000th charging point has been installed on behalf of Leicester City Council as part of a group of new units […]

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Electric motor manufacturer GKN is entering an electric race car in UK’s renowned Festival of Speed hill climb. GKN announced June 24 it is making its debut in the hill climb with an electric race car and a stand that offers an engaging introduction into the challenges of automotive engineering. The TMG EV P002 electric […]

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General Motors announced it is increasing its renewable energy use with 3 acres of new solar arrays at two Michigan facilities. The company’s processing center in Swartz Creek and engine plant in Flint will each feature 150 kilowatt ground-mount solar arrays. These are expected by General Motors (GM) to generate a combined 400,000 kilowatt hours […]

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One great way to experience an EV is to show up at one of various test drive events held across the country. One such event will be held this coming weekend in Berkeley, California. The “Experience Electric – The Better Ride” campaign will offer free test drives of the latest electric cars on Saturday, June […]

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Today begins a financially substantial state-level incentive program for EV buyers called Massachusetts Offers Rebates for Electric Vehicles (MOR-EV). This initiative will provide up to $2,500 for the purchase or lease of plug-in hybrid or electric vehicles in Massachusetts, is aimed at increasing the number of zero-emission vehicles commonwealth residents own. The Massachusetts Department of […]

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Envision Solar International, Inc. announced yesterday that it has deployed its fully autonomous, mobile, and solar powered EV ARC Electric Vehicle Charging station to a search engine customer in Silicon Valley. While Envision did not mention the Search Engine Customer, it is clear, from the picture provided and other information we have that this customer […]

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If you fancy spending half an hour at the wheel of the new BMW i3, the Ultimate Driving Experience event will be of interest. BMW is launching the Ultimate Driving Experience, described as a nationwide tour that will offer behind-the-wheel driving programs through eight events in seven markets for a total of 74 event days. […]

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