Electric-car incentives added in, remarkably, oil-rich Dubai

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Dubai, the second largest sheikdom in the United Arab Emirates, has introduced new incentives in an attempt to make electric cars more desirable. Battery-electric and plug-in vehicles often go overlooked in the oil-rich area, but even some of the world's largest crude-oil producers plan to reduce their addiction to black gold. incentives Dubai plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) UAE

Ballard to supply two fuel cell modules to Solaris for bus deployments in Europe

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Ballard’s fuel cell power modules will be utilized as range extenders for batteries in Solaris electric bus platforms. Since starting production in 1996, more than 10,000 Solaris vehicles have been deployed in 28 countries, including Poland, Germany, Norway, France, Sweden, Switzerland and United Arab Emirates.

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Phoenix Motorcars Introducing Electric AWD Phoenix SUT at FedFleet 2010

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Each solution is equipped with lithium-ion batteries. Founded in Dubai in 1953, Al Yousuf LLC has become one of the leading commercial groups in the United Arab Emirates. Phoenix Motorcars will present its newly configured Sports Utility Truck (SUT) ( earlier post ) at the FedFleet 2010 Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, 13-15 July 2010. The electric Sports Utility Truck can travel at freeway speeds while carrying four passengers and a full payload.

South Korean EV Company to Open Two Production and Distribution Facilities in Pennsylvania

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As the demand for electric vehicles grows, the Governor said, companies and universities like CMU will be called upon to develop more efficient and economical batteries, while the nation’s electrical infrastructure will need to be upgraded to accommodate vehicles in need of a recharge. CT&T has been exporting to China, Canada, the United Arab Emirates, Japan, and the United States since 2005. South Korea-based CT&T Co.

Electric Vehicle Initiative Launched at Clean Energy Ministerial in Washington DC

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As of 20 July, participating governments include China, France, Germany, Japan, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The following governments participated in the Clean Energy Ministerial: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, the European Commission, Finland, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Norway, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States.