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Eight carmakers unite for EV smart grid management

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The new system would allow utility companies to commu[.]. Electric cars


Smart to introduce electric scooters; new electric car announcement

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The company has teamed up with Vectrix to introduce the Smart Scooter alongside the Smart Electric Drive and the Smart eBike in 2014.

AeroVironment licenses PNNL EV smart charger controller technology

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Infrastructure Plug-ins Smart charging Smart GridSource: PNNL. Click to enlarge. AeroVironment, Inc. Earlier post.)

Ford and Microsoft Partnering on EV Smart Charging

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It’s not a far reach to think about what we have announced at CES, and some of the mobile application capability, along with some of the smart charging capability, and how that could all integrate together. Tags: Electric (Battery) Plug-ins Smart charging Ford Motor Company and Microsoft Corp. —Ed Pleet. —Ed Pleet.

Hangzhou City begins construction of vertical parking unit for EV sharing

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EV maker Kandi Technologies Group, Inc. According to the project plan, more than 30 pure EV smart vertical parking and charging facilities (including the additional EV sharing service network) will be built by the end of this year in Hangzhou City. Earlier post.). —Hu Xiaoming, Chairman & CEO of Kandi. Brief

Second generation Smart EV on its way

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Having already made significant in-roads into the electric vehicle market, Smart is now planning to introduce its second generation electric drive Smart Fortwo with production to begin in early November. The vehicle is based on the Smart Fortwo Coupe/Cabrio Passion. It can accelerate from 0-60km/h in 6.5

Tesla and Daimler to launch plug-in electric cars

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The companies, working as partners, will bring two plug-in hybrid vehicles to life in the next few years beginning with the Smart EV roadster. In regard to the Smart EV, Musk admitted that Tesla and Daimler have been working on an ‘everyman’ car for more than a year and a half.

Toyota Smart Center Benefits Home Efficiency, Not Just Cars

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We've heard about iPhone apps that allow you to keep tabs on how your 2011 Nissan Leaf or Smart Electric Drive are charging too, and some energy companies are wanting to develop services that keep you updated on the status of your EV. Smart-Grid technology is on the rise and EVs are right at the forefront

American and European Standards organizations agree to strengthen transatlantic cooperation on standards for electric vehicles

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The event brought together technical experts from industry, government, and other stakeholders to compare and discuss standardization priorities for electric vehicles (EVs) outlined in the October 2011 Report of the CEN-CENELEC Focus Group on European Electro-Mobility and the April 2012 Standardization Roadmap for Electric Vehicles – Version 1.0,