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Of the perhaps 10 companies working on wireless magnetic inductive electric vehicle charging, Momentum Dynamics says its technology has a few advantages and chief among these is simply that “it works.” The implication that it’s heads above all others is a bold one, but its CEO Andy Daga said it wasn’t the first to suggest […]

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Last week in Indianapolis we had opportunity to drive a Ford E-350 van converted to a plug-in series hybrid by ALTe while learning also of the company’s plans for the alternative energy fleet market. Before retrofitting a 2.0-liter Ford Focus four-cylinder engine/generator, two Remy motors, and 21.6-kwh A123 Systems battery pack, the Ford got around […]

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Not surprisingly, it was largely about money. In this case, according to anonymous sources divulging internal communications at Fisker Automotive, things came to a head between Henrik Fisker and CEO Tony Posawatz over whether federal funds should be relied upon. Contrary to other speculation, the founder of his namesake company did not walk out because […]

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In light of several setbacks, Fisker Automotive is weighing options of seeking funding from Chinese auto interests, and reportedly hasn’t assembled any of its extended-range electric Karma sedans in the past six months. According to Reuters, one of the Chinese firms is Wanxiang Group, the company that in December won an auction for bankrupt U.S. […]

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