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Toyota has revealed the 2015 Camry Hybrid will start at $26,790 for the LE model, which is $460 more than the equivalent 2014.5 Camry Hybrid LE. Yes, you read that well, Toyota had released a mid-year update to its Camry with trim prices and detail changes when compared to the 2014 models. For 2015, the […]

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Kia Motors America (KMA) wants to improve the EV charging network in advance of the Soul EV’s California arrival during the third quarter of this year. Kia is adding of 17 new DC fast chargers to California’s already-existing network of 198, charger. KMA said its EV charging infrastructure plan provides Soul EV buyers with broad […]

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Toyota gained Japanese government approval to build and inspect high-pressure hydrogen tanks. This thereby handles one of the main issues with hydrogen vehicles in that high tank pressures must be sustainable, durable, and reliable. The company said this approval is an important production staging post in its program to launch its first fuel cell vehicle. […]

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The City of Shasta Lake, Calif. has installed an Envision Solar EV ARC standalone solar charging station. This EV charger, relying on fully renewable energy, will be located at the City’s Grand River municipal parking lot on Shasta Dam Boulevard and will be available free of charge to the public. The EV ARC will be […]

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Imagine building cars for over 25 years and being surprised with the keys to your own hybrid car, one that you just helped build. That is what happened to Tom Keith. He was the envy of all 7,000 Toyota Georgetown team members when the company announced he had won a 2014 Camry Hybrid in a […]

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Team China Racing, competing in the soon to begin Formula E championship, has announced a joint partnership with Henkel. Henkel is known as a supplier of high-tech automotive adhesive solutions; the company said it helps promote development in the electric vehicle field. Team China Racing stated it has partnered with Henkel as its exclusive adhesive […]

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Nissan has delivered its first Leaf on the island of Puerto Rico this week. Nissan stated the first customer is a family owned business dedicated to renewable energy projects. So dedicated, in fact, they purchased two all-electric Nissan Leafs. “We were very anxious for the arrival of the Leaf. Nissan decided to bring them here […]

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In order to get more electric vehicles on our streets will we need a greater number of micro EVs? The new IDTechEx report, “Hybrid and Pure Electric Cars 2014-2024: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts” points out that it is essential for all involved to look at the big picture. IDTechEx puts forward the example of car-like, on-road […]

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Volvo Car Group;’s autonomous driving improvements are forging ahead with the opening of AstaZero, the world’s first full-scale proving ground for future traffic safety solutions. The company said its opening has brought it a step closer to realizing its vision that by 2020 no one should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo […]

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Kia’s hamsters are back. In the latest installment of Kia Motors America’s ad campaign, the hamsters are found inhabiting a high-tech, high-energy laboratory and unleashing their inner mad scientists to create an eco-friendly Soul. Kia said set to the infectious beat of Maroon5’s never-before-heard song “Animals,” sparks fly and jaws drop when a surge of […]

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