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US EVs To Hit 300,000 This Month; Cycling Superhighway For London

A man is graphing Tesla battery degradation over time. US plug-in vehicles are expected to hit 300,000 this month. Hyundai and South Korea are turning Gwangju into a fuel cell tech hub. London's mayor has approved a cycling superhighway. Corn states challenge EPA on emissions.


Wirecutter Names Toyota Prius Best Hybrid; SAFE Seeks Energy Security Prize Applications

In-depth piece by The Wirecutter puts Toyota Prius on top of hybrid pile. BYD reveals electric coach with 190-mile range. SAFE accepting 2015 Energy Security Prize applications. New study looks at low-carbon gas for greenhouse gas reductions.


Kansas City Power & Light Launches 1,000+ EV Charger Network

Tesla's Gigafactory creates an area real estate rush. A news team discovers plans for a Tesla Gallery in San Antonio, TX. Kansas City Power & Light to install over 1,000 EV charging stations.


No Penalty For Jarno Trulli In Miami; Quebec Expands Electric Circuit

Quebec will add over 125 EV chargers to its Electric Circuit network. Belgium's three-wheeled E-Car 333 EV concept debuted. Formula E clarifies Jarno Trulli penalty mix-up. GM to recognize sustainable dealerships with new program.


Opel Karl EV In The Works; PSA Hybrid Air Not Dead

Hyundai and Kia pay out for overstated fuel economy. BMW i cars are in demand at dealerships. Opel plans electric version of Karl hatchback. PSA Peugeot Citroën not killing compressed air hybrid program.


Ford Sets Up R&D In Palo Alto; Additional Fisker Bankruptcy Fees Denies

BMW is testing AdBlue pumps for diesel cars in Germany. Ex-Tesla employees start Tesla taxi service in Cincinnati. Ford's new Palo Alto R&D center is one of the industry's largest. Law firms denied Fisker bankruptcy fee enhancement.


National Drive Electric Week Dates Announced

Volkswagen says it will use CCS Combo plugs for quick charging capability. Tesla Firmware update adds Trip Energy Prediction feature. National Drive Electric week set for September 12 through 20.


Motley Fool Investment Writer Shares Tesla Insights

Data company Switch moves in near Tesla Gigafactory, The Motley Fool has some Tesla insights and prospective BMW i8 customers can expect a lengthy wait.


Fuel Economy Continues To Drive Purchases

JD Powers finds that fuel economy is still the most important factor when car shopping despite cheap gas. Telsa's 6.1 Firmware update adds helpful lines to reverse camera display. BMW will run a 60-second TV spot for the i3 EV during the Super Bowl.


France Raises FAME Biodiesel Limit

France raises FAME biodiesel limit from seven to eight percent. AeroVironment introduces modular, smartphone-capable TurboDock EV charger. Elio Motors to debut all-new motor for 84-mpg trike.


Samsung SDI Brings New Batteries To Detroit

The Porsche 918 Spyder receives high honors from Robb Report. Samsung shows off new battery tech in Detroit. Relationship between ethanol producer and retailers means cheap E85 in Minnesota.


Via Motors To Launch Electric Chevrolet Silverado

Jordan plans solar EV charging network. Mainstream BMWs to enjoy i3 and i8 technology. Ethanol prices could drop due to cheap oil. Antonio Felix da Costa wins Formula E Buenos Aires ePrix. Via Motors to announce launch of range-extended Chevrolet Silverado EV.


West Coast Electric Highway

West Coast Electric Highway offers lots of charging in Oregon and Washington. Nissan Leaf Drivers in Europe travel more miles than other drivers. Gogoro's electric Smartscooter uses a network of battery swapping stations.


Oregon Revises Clean Fuels Program

Obama warns that gas prices won't remain this low forever, Uber tests a cargo delivery service in Hong Kong and Oregon Clean Fuels Program focuses on direct, verifiable emissions.


Tesla Finishes Underground Charging Station In London

Anti-Tesla states in running for "worst of the worst" Luddite Award. Teslas underground Supercharger station in London is Europe's largest. Johnson Controls will debut a battery designed specifically to run stop-start systems.


Elon Musk Hardly Mentions Tesla In Reddit AMA

California celebrates groundbreaking for high-speed rail system, Elon Musk talks more about SpaceX than Tesla in his Reddit AMA and Ford announces 25 global mobility experiments at CES.


Tony Posawatz Goes To Nexeon, Cities Might Move Underused EV Chargers

Some cities in Oregon consider moving some of their underused public EV chargers, a blue bar shows up in Tesla's range indicator during cold weather and Tony Posawatz is named Non-Executive Director at UK battery company Nexeon.


Powertree To Rent Solar Parking Spots; Marco Andretti Races In Formula E

Elon Musk answers Reddit questions, SF company to offer solar EV charging at apartments, IHS predicts green car growth despite cheap oil, Honda releases its annual environmental report and Marco Andretti races for family team in Formula E.


Pennsylvania, China Extend EV Subsidies

US green car news rounds out the year with record ethanol production levels, Pennsylvania and China extend subsidies for green cars and Wired reviews Henes Broon dual-motor sports EV for kids.


EV Institute Publishes World Charging Connector/Plug Poster

Toyota hybrids get top marks for safety, Japan approves Mitsubushi Outlander PHEV for V2H duty and the Electric Vehicle Institute visualizes charging connectors around the world.


ZEB Pilot House Makes Enough Extra Power To Charge An EV

Analysts are bullish on Tesla, a class action suit is filed against GM for steering defects in the Chevrolet Volt, and a solar-powered house also charges an EV.

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