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Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Approves B10; Renault EV Awards

See the new Tesla Supercharger in thermal imaging. Nissan Leaf adds trim level in UK. Mercedes-Benz Malaysia says B10 biodiesel blend is OK for its cars. Renault honors EV dealers.


Canadian Power Generator To Install Tesla Powerpacks

Man builds giant Tesla logo out of Legos. TransAlta says stationary batteries will encourage renewable energy in Canada. BMW gives Nanyang Technological University an i3 and i8 for electromobility research.


NEVS Breaks Ground In China

Is electromagnetic interference enough to justify disabling AM radio in the BMW i3? Saab parent NEVS begins joint ventures to build cars in Tianjin, China. Renault upgrades its Cléon factory to build the Zoe's R240 electric motor.


Samsung Takes On Tesla And Mercedes With Stationary Batteries

The partnership between Toyota and Mazda offers interesting possibilities. Samsung SDI debuts new solar battery systems. Quarter-millionth Alliance EV is a Renault Zoe.


Tesla Drivers Have Surpassed A Billion Electric Miles

UPenn's easier recycling process for rare earth metals reduces their environmental cost. Nissan Leaf drivers have prevented 55,000 tons of CO2 emissions in Europe alone. Tesla Model S drivers have racked up a billion miles.


Cartagena, Colombia Orders 147 Natural Gas Buses

Fully Charged interviews the people involved with Formula E. Scania Euro 6 natural gas buses help Cartagena, Colombia curb pollution. Team Uber Qik earns Guinness World Record for least non-driving time in cross-country trek.


European Nations Want Strong Emissions Targets For 2025

Four countries ask European Commission for "challenging" CO2 targets. Seoul government to add 100,000 EV charging sites. Boris Johnson to test drive Spark-Renault SRT_01E ahead of final Formula E races.


Tesla Partners With Dalhousie University For Battery Research

Toyota will need strong plug-in sales to meet CA standards, and Subaru and Mazda may depend on Toyota. Tesla and Dalhousie University agree on a five-year battery research program; Nomadic Power gets a €2 million grant for its solar trailer batteries.


Audi's Engine Head Quits Amid Electrification Campaign

The BMW i8's gas/electric hybrid system wins several International Engine of the Year awards. As Audi tries to match Mercedes in electrification, its engine chief steps down. Philip Rivkin falsely claimed and sold renewable fuel credits.


Smart Expands Twinamic DCT Offerings

A Honda CR-Z with electric SH-AWD will race in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Tesla's liquid-cooled cable could reduce charging times in the future. Smart expands the Twinamic DCT offering to 90-hp Fortwo and 71-hp Forfour.


European Automakers Concerned About Further CO2 Restrictions

Tanner Foust will drive in the One Tank Across The USA challenge. Carlos Ghosn suggests measures other than limiting new cars to reduce emissions. The Biofuels Infrastructure Partnership is now accepting applications from states.


Pacific Ethanol Acquires Aventine Energy Holdings

BMW finds "technical challenges" with Malaysia's proposed B10 biodiesel blend. A new real estate lease allows Tesla to expand manufacturing in California. Pacific Ethanol becomes the fifth-largest US producer.


France's Corri-Door Charging Network Underway

Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell drivers share their experiences after a year of ownership. France has opened the first two chargers in the Corri-Door project. Tesla could get $15 million in California tax cuts.


Tesla Pays Hackers For Help With Website Security, Volta Announces Free Car Charging Model

Tesla's Gigafactory was filmed by drone again. Tesla is rewarding hackers for finding security bugs. Daimler, Bosch and Car2go are teaming up on autonomous parking. Volta is expanding its free EV charging network.


Malaysia To Impose B10 Biofuel Mandate

Malaysia's B10 biofuel mandate begins in October. Renault Dieppe plant will build the Bolloré Bluecar. The Twizy EV will be the first Renault sold in North America in decades.


Ballard To Power 33 Hydrogen Buses In China

Tesla stock has a direct relationship with US crude oil prices. Toyota Prius lessees in southern California could get a $2,000 gas card. Ballard has signed a deal to power 33 fuel cell buses in China.


NEDRA Points Championship Series; AMS Using 500 MWh Of Tesla Batteris

Renault's video shows the health and environmental results of using EVs. OSU software to make a greener Camaro earns a prize. NEDRA has announced the Points Championship Series. Advanced Microgrid Solutions will use 500 MWh worth of Tesla batteries.


Volkswagen Expands EV Operations In China; Ballard Extends Fuel Cell Bus Contract In London

Watch a Tesla Model S take a joyride on the Autobahn. Phoenix Cars leases EV shuttle bus to LAX parking company. Ballard extends hydrogen bus contract with Transport for London. Volkswagen plans to build 15 EV models in China.


Jordan Orders 150 Renault Zoes; Beijing Allows EVs During Rush Hour Restrictions

Nissan Leaf buyers enjoy two years of free charging in Denver. Wanxiang is investing $200 million in A123 Systems. Jordan has ordered 150 Renault Zoe EVs for the royal fleet. Beijing is exempting EVs from rush hour restrictions.


Massachusetts Hosting Eight "Mass Drive Clean" EV Test Drive Expos

A video from Bloomberg Business covers the history of Tesla Motors in about two minutes. Rimac has revealed the details of "Monster" Tajima's E-Runner Concept_One Pikes Peak racer. Massachusetts is hosting eight EV car shows with test drive events.


Linde Builds Hydrogen Fueling Station In Innsbruck, Austria

Mercedes-Benz will sell stationary batteries to compete with Tesla Powerwall. The E-Mazing Race is based on EV charging. Linde's new Innsbruck station means you can now cross the Alps using hydrogen.

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