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A new J.D. Power study has revealed buyers choose EVs more for environmental reasons. The 2014 U.S. Avoider Study released yesterday also revealed 38 percent of those buying domestic vehicles cite the latest technology features as a reason for their purchase, compared with 33 percent of import vehicle buyers. Additionally, the study found domestic vehicle […]

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Nine more General Motors facilities have achieved the U.S. EPA ENERGY STA voluntary Challenge for Industry, bringing the company’s total to 63. According to GM, this represents more facilities than any organization worldwide. GM said the specific challenge – to cut energy intensity by 10 percent within five years – resulted in a collective avoidance […]

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More often revolutions start with a big bang but could it be the replacement for lithium-ion batteries is taking off with a relatively small but not insignificant pop? This appears to be the case for OXIS Energy of the UK, which has plans in motion to put its 30-percent more energy dense polymer lithium-sulfur (Li-S) […]

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Kia is planning a number of green initiatives in 2013 as part of its commitment to put the environment at the forefront of its business operations – a pledge which the company said has now been in force for a decade. The focus will not just be on lowering the fuel consumption and tailpipe emissions […]

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