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Ford slashes Focus Electric price for US buyers

Ford slashes Focus Electric price for US buyers

Ford’s low-volume electric version of its Focus model is being slashed in price in the US, in a bid to boost sales. It is the second time the price has been dropped on the fully electric car according to USA Today, with a further $6,000 taken off the price this month, following a price drop of 4,0[...]

Daimler sells share in Tesla

Daimler sells share in Tesla

Daimler has announced that it has sold its stake in US electric car maker Tesla. The car giant, which owns the Mercedes-Benz badge among others, has sold off its 4 per cent stake in the Silicon Valley based firm but says its co-operation with the company remains unaffected. The firm has been w[...]

Shortlist announced for 2015 Green Car of the Year

Shortlist announced for 2015 Green Car of the Year

It is that time of the year again, when the US-based Green Car Journal names its shortlist for the annual Green Car of the Year award. Last year’s list proved quite a surprise as there was not an electric car to be seen on the shortlist and only one available as a plug-in hybrid model, which thank[...]

Spanish cities deploy electric taxi fleet

Spanish cities deploy electric taxi fleet

Electric taxis are the order of the day in Madrid and Barcelona; where a fleet of Nissan LEAF and e-NV200 electric vehicles are set to go to work. In Madrid a new Nissan LEAF fully electric supermini is set to start work under the stewardship of Antonio Berzal Prieto; the city’s first electric tax[...]

New Chevrolet Bi-Fuel Impala runs on food scraps and waste

New Chevrolet Bi-Fuel Impala runs on food scraps and waste

Running your car on table scraps and leftovers; it sounds like something which is still the reserve of films like the classic Back to the Future and the time-travelling DeLorean car. But now for Chevrolet Impala CNG that dream is a reality. Chevrolet’s new bi-fuel model which can run on compressed [...]

Hyundai delivers first hydrogen fuel cell cars to UK customers

Hyundai delivers first hydrogen fuel cell cars to UK customers

Hyundai’s first ix35 Fuel Cell vehicles intended for customers have arrived in the UK, as the carmaker continues its roll-out of the world’s first series-production hydrogen fuel car. The arrival of the first hydrogen cars comes just days after the government announced an £11 million fund to suppo[...]

Electric car sales accelerate in the UK with record grant uptake

Electric car sales accelerate in the UK with record grant uptake

Over a quarter of all the UK’s plug-in vehicles purchased through the Plug-in Car and Van Grants were sold in the last three month, according to the latest statistics from the Office of Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV). Through the third quarter of the year, between July and September, over 5,000 gr[...]

Zero waste for eleven more GM plants

Zero waste for eleven more GM plants

Eleven more General Motors facilities have now achieved landfill-free status, bringing the total to 122 sites spanning Asia, Europe, South and North America. Each of these facilities recycles, reuses or converts to energy all waste produced from daily operations. For the newly landfill free si[...]

Solar car sets new record for fastest long-distance EV

Solar car sets new record for fastest long-distance EV

A new world record has been set for the fastest electric car over a distance of 500km (310 miles). Sunswift solar racing team from the University of New South Wales achieved a new record of an average speed of over 100km/h (62mph) over the 500km distance– beating the old record of 73km/h (45mph) w[...]

Win a Toyota Fuel Cell Sedan for $100 – if you live in California

Win a Toyota Fuel Cell Sedan for $100 – if you live in California

How much do you think Toyota’s new Fuel Cell Sedan hydrogen car will cost when it launches in the US next year? $50,000, $60,000, maybe even $70,000? But for one lucky Californian resident the price will be just $100. Yep, that’s right, $100. It’s all thanks to a new raffle being run by the Env[...]

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