The two largest Canadian electric vehicle charging station networks have agreed to work together. Quebec’s Electric Circuit and the VERnetwork have announced that they will soon offer total interoperability. This means drivers with an access card for either system will soon be able to use it on both. Electric Circuit members will gain access to […]

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Formula E has revealed the Monaco race layout. The 12-turn, 1.76 kilometers (1.093 miles) layout for the race was revealed March 28. It is a shortened version of the historic circuit of the Principality, which has been hosting motor races since 1929. SEE ALSO: Formula E Hopes To Spark An Electric Revolution The revised layout […]

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A green energy company has filed a lawsuit against Tesla Motors in London, saying the electric carmaker blocked its plans for charging stations in the U.K. Ecotricity Group was talking with companies, including Welcome Break Group, to install electric vehicle chargers at service providers along U.K. highways. In the lawsuit, Ecotricity stated that Tesla used […]

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Fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) are gaining momentum in the northeastern U.S., as carmakers parade their cars through the region in efforts to raise awareness and support for the technology. On Wednesday, the hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai shared the spotlight at a press conference with District Department of the Environment Director Tommy Wells. While introducing the car […]

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The 6th ZENN Monte-Carlo Rally, an event for electric vehicles, will be held March 20 to 22. ZENN is short for “zero emissions, no noise;” the rally is a motorsport competition open exclusively to electric cars with a range of under 250 kilometers (155.34 miles). Like its renowned parent competition, the Monte-Carlo Rally, the ZENN […]

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Have you ever heard of the law of unintended consequences? An example could be when something presented as ostensibly neat – like cars that drive themselves – turn out to have unforeseen results –such as your kids or grandkids one day being forbidden to drive for their own safety. And, validating the worst future fear […]

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A new study suggests that the accessibility of home-based chargers advances the popularity of plug-in vehicles more than the availability of public charging stations. The study was conducted by Joseph Bailey, Amy Miele and Jonn Axsen, all affiliated with Canadian-based Simon Fraser University (SFU). “When we account for the relevant factors, our analysis suggests that […]

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The rumors on whatever Apple’s car development project is about have simmered down a bit, but that it is doing something is certain, and that shareholders have asked Apple’s CEO Tim Cook to buy Tesla is now certain as well. At Apple’s shareholder meeting, Financial Times reporter Tim Bradshaw observed that Cook evaded pointed questions […]

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A new report predicts that the segment for managing plug-in recharging technologies will reach $20.7 million by 2024. According to Navigant Research, two different areas of vehicle-grid integration (VGI) technologies will drive the market from its current annual revenue of $335,000 to a multimillion-dollar industry. The first area focuses on charge management for plug-in vehicles, […]

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Nissan announced at the 85th Geneva International Motor Show its involvement in a mass-market vehicle-to-grid (V2G) system. Teaming-up with Endesa, an Enel Group subsidiary, for this initiative, Nissan will participate in a full demonstration of the market-ready and low cost system in Madrid on March 12, 2015. The automaker stated it is now releasing the […]

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