A utility company in Kansas City announced on Monday that it wants to build a large network of charging stations in the region. Kansas City Power and Light (KCP&L) plans to install about 1,000 charging stations to create its Clean Charge Network. Most stations will be located in the metro area, but some may be […]

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Have you ever noticed how some people make relatively large long-term financial decisions based on short-term information? Take for example, a car purchase. A new car may be kept several years up to 10 years or longer. Today it is being reported all over that Americans are back to buying SUVs, trucks, and hybrid sales […]

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Can the Soul EV really attain its official UK homologated range of 132 miles? Next Green Car gave it a try. To prove the homologated range of 132 miles of the Soul EV, Kia Motors UK set up a real-world range test, neutrally conducted by external eco and green car experts, Next Green Car. For […]

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BMW is getting ready to unveil a new EV and PHEV charging station. BMW i said it will unveil at the Consumer Electronics Show CES 2015 in Las Vegas a further innovative product from its 360° ELECTRIC portfolio: BMW i Home Charging Services. This solution for home charging of electric and plug-in hybrid BMW models […]

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Former Chevy Volt Line Director and Former Fisker chief Tony Posawatz has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director (NED) to UK-based battery company, Nexeon. As a lifetime GM employee, Posawatz was the familiar face during the years of the Volt’s development and through its late 2010 production launch until mid 2012. He was hired by […]

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UK electric vehicle users will be able to charge their vehicle in the continental Europe. This news comes thanks to a new agreement between two of Europe’s largest networks of publicly-accessible charge points. Charge Your Car, the UK’s largest EV charge point network with over 2,000 units, has formed an interoperability agreement with The New […]

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Tesla is releasing a new upgrade package for its Roadster that will almost double the car’s range. The company announced today that the Roadster 3.0 package will include a new lithium-ion battery in the same dimensions as existing but 31-percent more efficient and with roughly 70 kilowatt-hours capacity. The 3.0 package also includes more effective […]

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For our second-annual list of 10 alternative-energy cars most anticipated for the upcoming year, the watchword for the market may be onward and upward. A year ago at this time, our U.S. sales Dashboard tracked 78 alternative energy cars for sale. Today we count 90 and while this is several cars fewer than had been […]

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As 2014 winds down and with 2015 about to unfold, alternative-energy transportation had ups and downs this year, but the trend is generally upward and more progress is in sight. Looking at the most telling of markers – actual new car sales – hybrids fell back from 2013 levels while plug-ins climbed higher, and diesel […]

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A study conducted by the University of Minnesota has media outlets all revved up about the environmental health impact of electric cars, with several outlets proclaiming that electric cars are not so great for the environment or our health after all. The study, which was released yesterday and covered by the Associated Press shortly after, […]

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