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San Diego Ride-sharing Opoli Fleet Acquiring 50 BYD e6 EVs

In brief: BYD and Opoli have come to an agreement for the purchase and delivery of 50 BYD e6 electric cars for Opoli's San Diego-based ride-sharing fl... Read More

 
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NREL Research Says Second-life Battery Use Offsets EV Expense

In brief: The US DOE NREL research says that second use of electric vehicle batteries can offset vehicle expenses and help stabilize the utility grid.... Read More

 
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Tesla Model S Offers Upgrade to 90kWh Battery Pack, Adds "Ludicrous Speed" Option

In brief: Tesla is offering an upgrade package for the Model S 85 and P85D models to add range through a 90 kilowatt hour battery pack, giving 5% more... Read More

 
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Morgan EV3 Debuts As Electric Version of the Classic

In brief: New electric version of the classic Morgan 3-wheeler debuts as prototype that may enter production soon. The word The Morgan Three Wheel... Read More

 
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Researchers Synthesize Nanoparticles That Could Replace Rare Earth Magnets

In brief: Researchers at the Virginia Commonwealth University believe they've synthesized a magnetic material that could replace rare earth metals for... Read More

 
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Most Energy-efficient Cars Ever Seen at Le Mans Hit the Track with Shell

In brief: On Wednesday, students and their cars, all capable of completing the Le Mans 24 Hours race on just about a liter of fuel, were in France for... Read More

 
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A123 Investing $200M To Double Li-ion Manufacturing Capacity

In brief: A123 Systems plans to double their global manufacturing capacity to 1.5 gigawatts within three years by investing $200+ million. The word... Read More

 
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Audi Planning New Sport SUV With Electric Drive by 2018

In brief: Audi says they will be expanding their sport utility range to include one with "electric drive" by 2018. The word Audi announced several... Read More

 
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Spark EV LEED-certified Motor Plant in Maryland Adds Rooftop Solar

In brief: Newly-LEED-certified, the Baltimore Operations complex in Maryland has added a rooftop solar array to its already-existing solar arrays on i... Read More

 
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Chrysler issues recall for Fiat 500e

In brief: FCA is issuing a recall on the Fiat 500e electric car that could affect up to 5,600 vehicles globally. Vehicle in the news Year, Model... Read More

 

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