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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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Goodyear has presented a concept tire at the 85th Geneva International Motor Showthat is aimed at helping electric vehicles charge their batteries. Known at the BHO3, this concept tire offers the possibility of charging the batteries of electric cars by transforming the heat generated by the rolling tire into electrical energy. Goodyear explained the BHO3 […]

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British luxury carmaker Aston Martin presented the DBX Concept EV at the 85th Geneva International Motor Show. Designed to challenge the current idea of what a luxury GT entry should be, this ev concept sits higher off the ground, incorporates all-wheel drive and gives clues to future design directions the brand may take. “The DBX […]

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EV manufacturer Detroit Electric has revealed the design of its first store, set to also be the flagship store for the brand. This first store has been constructed beside the company’s dedicated production facility in Leamington Spa, UK. The new EV company stated the store sports a thoroughly modern, industrial look which is said to […]

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Toyota’s city electric vehicle, the i-ROAD, will be part of a carsharing experiment in Japan. The trial is set to start April ten and will go on until September 30, 2015. Both Park24 Co., Ltd. and Toyota Motor Corporation are partners in this carsharing project which will be held in central Tokyo. Park24 has approximately […]

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Mitsubishi is introducing the 2016 version of its i-MiEV small electric vehicle to the U.S. market and specifications and pricing were disclosed yesterday. Yes, Mitsubishi has jumped a year in the distribution of the i-MiEV, going strait to offering 2016 models next month while the 2014 model is currently listed on its website as still […]

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The FIA Formula E championship series has confirmed eight manufacturers for season two of its all-electric open-wheel racing championship. The eight manufacturers are ABT Sportsline, Andretti, Mahindra, Motomatica, NEXTEV TCR, Renault Sport, Venturi Automobiles and Virgin Racing Engineering. The series goal is to be a test bed for the development of electric vehicle technology. The […]

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The Audi A3 Sportback e-tron has been named the car with the most stable residual value in its class. This according to Auto Bild magazine and market research institute Schwacke, in Germany. The A3 e-tron stood out with the best residual value forecast among the compact cars, receiving the title “Wertmeister 2015.” Every year, Auto Bild […]

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We learned a little more about Kia’s e-AWD concept set to be shown in Chicago. Aimed to be a vehicle for the city-dweller-turned- outdoor-adventurer, Kia Motors America said its e-AWD concept will be named Trail’ster. Kia will take the wraps off the rugged Trail’ster e-AWD concept at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show. Based on the […]

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The electric-powered Nissan Leaf is the only plug-in vehicle to be included in the IHS Automotive Loyalty Awards. The IHS Automotive Loyalty Awards are presented annually to automakers and brands that demonstrate a manufacturer’s ability to retain owners over repeat buying cycles. The IHS states they are the only fact-based awards of their kind in […]

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