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GE Pilot Program Comes To NYC

Longtime electric-vehicle drivers will tell you that, when it comes maximizing efficiency while driving, smoothness counts. And it looks like the same goes for the electricity of the buildings charging those vehicles. Which is why General Electric is running a pilot program of plug-in vehicle chargers in New York, Wired reports.

1Contractors clamoring for helo engine program that might not ever exist

The US Army is in an interesting position with two of its marquee helicopters. Adventures in Afghanistan and Iraq have revealed that the AH-64 Apache and UH-60 Blackhawk could seriously benefit from more power than their twin General Electric engines can provide. Yet, neither chopper is getting any younger.

1Audi, MIT, GE start cab ridesharing study in New York City

Audi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) and General Electric are getting together to study something that won't likely be thrilling for New York City cab drivers. But there are bigger fish to fry and keeping cabbies happy.

82eBay Find of the Day: 1979 Chrysler ETV-1 electric car prototype

Electric cars may be reaching their time in the sun with successes like the Tesla Model S, but the basic concept goes back to practically beginning of motoring. EVs also saw a brief renaissance in the 1970s when automakers were trying find a way around rising fuel prices. This 1979 Chrysler ETV-1 concept for sale on eBay Motors is a great example from that era.

AddGE having second thoughts about EVs, eyeing CNG option

It shouldn't be surprising that a company with the word electric in its name would want to plug into the growth of EVs. Even so, when General Electric announced in 2010 that it would buy 25,000 electric vehicles by 2015, the sheer size of the bulk buy made headlines, for the size of the commitment and because half that number would be from General Motors, including the Chevrolet Volt. Since then, GE has purchased thousands of the new Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid.

AddFirst Sanya Skypump puts wind in your 'tank' near Barcelona, Spain

Sometimes, a clever name sends a clear, defining message. With the Skypump, Urban Green Energy and GE, have portmanteued two simple words about their new product – a wind-powered electric vehicle charging station – into a name that says, hey, this is something different.

AddNissan Leaf doesn't play nice with GE's WattStation

General Electric's WattStation home charging stations are damaging the on-board chargers of some Nissan Leafs, causing GE to acknowledge issues with the station and to work with Nissan on solving the issue, according to recent reports.

AddBrammo gets GE Capital financing to sell more e-bikes

More plug-in motorcycles? We're in, says General Electric.

AddGE says WattStation Connect EV-charger locator is a potential revenue generator

Yes, you can make some extra cash by letting electric-vehicle drivers charge up at your house.

170UAW's King urges nationwide protests, going arm-in-arm with Occupy movement

The modern union movement was kick-started 75 years ago at a General Motors factory in Flint, MI. The workers staged a sit-down protest that eventually led to the formation of the first auto union contract. The United Auto Workers and President Bob King (middle) are looking to celebrate that big anniversary by, of course, hitting the streets in protest.

AddCoda partners with GE Wattstation on Level 2 charging station

A Level 2 home charging solution is a critical bit of kit for any electric vehicle manufacturer. GM offers the Voltec home charger to pair with the Chevy Volt. Nissan offers the somewhat pricey AeroVironment charging station for the Nissan Leaf. And Coda has signed on General Electric to provide electron-pushing duties for the upcoming Coda Sedan.

AddNissan, GE ink deal to fast track electric vehicle adoption

Who's ready for more EVs? General Electric and Nissan – the manufacturer of the zero-emissions Leaf – have signed a two-year deal to collectively explore ways to promote the widespread adoption of electric vehicles here in the United States and around the globe. Mark Little, director of GE global research, stated:

AddGeneral Motors and GE team up to accelerate plug-in vehicle deployment in China

Two years after it was saved by a federal government bailout in the U.S., General Motors is over in China trumpeting its latest investments there.

AddAsk Better Place's Shai Agassi a question

Recently, Ecomagination, General Electric's cleantech and sustainable infrastructure website, interviewed Shai Agassi, the founder and chief executive officer of battery swap specialist Better Place. Questions centered on how Better Place will forever change the notion that electric vehicles are range-limited machines.

AddPSA Peugeot Citroen teams with GE for Europe-wide electric vehicle leasing

The road to 25,000 EVs is paved one car at at time.

AddHertz Global Electric Vehicle program expands to China

Hertz Rent-a-Car has announced the expansion of its Global Electric Vehicle initiative to China, making Hertz the first rental agency to offer plug-in vehicles on three continents (North America, Europe and Asia).

AddGE, Lowe's partner to sell WattStation home charger

Announced today at the Plug-In 2011 Conference, GE Energy Industrial Solutions and home improvement giant Lowe's will team up to offer consumers the wall-mounted, residential-use General Electric WattStation plug-in vehicle charger.

AddGE, Naza Group to explore potential for electric vehicles in Malaysia

General Electric and Malaysian automotive group Naza have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore the potential for electric vehicles in Southeast Asian nation. GE Asean chief executive officer, Stuart Dean, expects strong synergies to result from the collaboration and says that the joining of hands will be a catalyst for sustainable growth in several key economic sectors in Malaysia. In particular, Dean says that the electric vehicle segment will soon emerge as one of the sectors

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