NEV (Neighborhood Electric Vehicle)
Kaiyun's Pickman has a top speed of 28 mph.
Renault says it's the first mass-market automaker to make its electric-vehicle technology open-sourced.
Eli says it's "reimagining the future of urban mobility."
Shaeffler's Bio-Hybrid concept combines the benefits of a pedelec with the comfort of a car.
Japan sets new goals for fuel cell vehicles. A USC study finds associations between cleaner air and healthier lungs in children. The Renault Twizy comes to Canada.
Innova EV Car Share is geared toward college campuses. ABB and Microsoft team up for cloud-connected charging. Honda tests solar charging in the Marshall Islands. Mercedes-Benz to use CO2 as an air conditioning refrigerant.
Local Motors plans to set up microfactories to print consumer EVs. A diesel-powered Audi A4 is expected in March. EV Charging USA helps networks grow.
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.
In a controversial move, the city of Indianapolis agrees to provide $6 million to fund charging stations for electric-car car sharing service BlueIndy.
The next-generation Porsche 911 could use hybrid power, according to Porsche CEO Matthias Muller. "There is no reason against it and we will see if we have some reasons to do it," Muller says of the model due around 2018. He also suggests that hybrid technology could eventually make its way into all Porsche model lines, but that the John Beltz Snyder
Will the rubber really hit the road for GreenTech Automotive (GTA) this year? The company said "yes" last week after announcing that it finished building its factory in Tunica, MS. With that done, the company's low-speed neighborhood-electric vehicles (NEV) will start production by the end of 2014. In the meantime, the company is shipping its stuff over from a temporary factory in Horn Lake, MS, about 30 miles away.