Category Archives: Systems

Saab files for bankruptcy

No options left, Muller pulls plug.   It’s unlikely, analysts say, that any buyer will be found for the Saab plant in Trollhattan. Having used up all its options, long-struggling Saab has filed for bankruptcy, ending a desperate bid for

Saab files for bankruptcy

No options left, Muller pulls plug.   It’s unlikely, analysts say, that any buyer will be found for the Saab plant in Trollhattan. Having used up all its options, long-struggling Saab has filed for bankruptcy, ending a desperate bid for

Charging Stations Await Cars

By ALISON GREGOR WHEN Kinne Yon, a developer, and her brother Neal Sigety were planning an environmentally friendly rental tower at 1510 Lexington Avenue a few years ago, they incorporated a charging station forelectric cars — even though there were few,

Charging Stations Await Cars

By ALISON GREGOR WHEN Kinne Yon, a developer, and her brother Neal Sigety were planning an environmentally friendly rental tower at 1510 Lexington Avenue a few years ago, they incorporated a charging station forelectric cars — even though there were few,

AMP to bring electrified American SUV to Detroit

By Zach BowmanRSS feed Amp Electric Vehicles is headed to the Detroit Auto Show next month with a new electric vehicle. The company is keeping the specifics of the model to itself at the moment, but we do know that the next battery-operated offering from

AMP to bring electrified American SUV to Detroit

By Zach BowmanRSS feed Amp Electric Vehicles is headed to the Detroit Auto Show next month with a new electric vehicle. The company is keeping the specifics of the model to itself at the moment, but we do know that the next battery-operated offering from

Issa-Supported Aptera Closes Without Receiving U.S. Vehicle Loan

By Angela Greiling Keane and Jim Snyder – Aptera Motors Inc., an electric-car company that had Republican Representative Darrell Issa’s support for a U.S. loan, said it’s shutting down because it couldn’t get private financing. Aptera, based in Carlsbad, California, said

Issa-Supported Aptera Closes Without Receiving U.S. Vehicle Loan

By Angela Greiling Keane and Jim Snyder – Aptera Motors Inc., an electric-car company that had Republican Representative Darrell Issa’s support for a U.S. loan, said it’s shutting down because it couldn’t get private financing. Aptera, based in Carlsbad, California, said

Nissan fuel cell vehicle on track for 2015

By Damon LavrincRSS feed   With over 20,000 Leafs running around the planet, Nissan is looking to introduce yet another alt-powered vehicle to the world, and judging by its recent work with fuel cells, a hydrogen-powered vehicle could be here in about four years. Today

Nissan fuel cell vehicle on track for 2015

By Damon LavrincRSS feed   With over 20,000 Leafs running around the planet, Nissan is looking to introduce yet another alt-powered vehicle to the world, and judging by its recent work with fuel cells, a hydrogen-powered vehicle could be here in about four years. Today

Mazda announces world first capacitor-based regenerative braking system

By Darren Quicktures Mazda claims its new i-ELOOP system is the first passenger vehicle regenerative braking system to use a capacitor instead of a battery While Toyota took out the Tokachi 24-Hour Race in 2007 with a Supra HV-R hybrid

Mazda announces world first capacitor-based regenerative braking system

By Darren Quicktures Mazda claims its new i-ELOOP system is the first passenger vehicle regenerative braking system to use a capacitor instead of a battery While Toyota took out the Tokachi 24-Hour Race in 2007 with a Supra HV-R hybrid

Mitsubishi EV Earns Top EPA MPG Rank

By SCOTT DOGGETT November 18, 2011   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has published its 2012 Fuel Economy Guide and taking top honors as the model year’s most fuel efficient vehicle is the 2012 Mitsubishi i electric vehicle (above) with an EPA-rated 112 miles per gallon

Mitsubishi EV Earns Top EPA MPG Rank

By SCOTT DOGGETT November 18, 2011   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has published its 2012 Fuel Economy Guide and taking top honors as the model year’s most fuel efficient vehicle is the 2012 Mitsubishi i electric vehicle (above) with an EPA-rated 112 miles per gallon