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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.