Riversimple introduces Rasa prototype two-seater fuel cell vehicle; 300 miles on 1.5kg H2; production version in 2018

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unveiled the Rasa, a road-legal engineering prototype of its first two-seater hydrogen fuel cell road car, built for full European type approval. Riversimple plans to offer the car to motorists through a “sale-of-service” model. Customers will simply exchange or return the car at the end of the ownership period. Its lines were styled by Chris Reitz, one of Europe’s leading car designers. City car Fuel Cells HydrogenRiversimple Movement Ltd.

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New electric vehicle models available now

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From a truck that can handle any terrain to a luxury car with more than 500 miles of electric range, read more about these stunning new EVs, sorted by the manufacturer’s suggested retail price. . Electric range: 100 miles. Electric range: 247 miles.


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Honda delivers first Fit EV to California customer

Green Car Congress

The 2013 Honda Fit EV carries a combined adjusted Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) mile-per-gallon-equivalency rating of 118 MPGe, and a consumption rating of 29 kWh per 100 miles. The couple was the very first registrant to sign up to lease the Fit EV and plan to use their vehicle as a daily commuter car. American Honda Motor Co., delivered the first all-electric 2013 Honda Fit EV to a couple in Southern California.

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Built to compete with the best of them

Electric Auto Association

The cars have come a long way since we purchased the original LEAF, which was a simple commuter's car; now the whole industry is moving into futuristic transportation. The car’s sensual curves are breathtaking.

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Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE Concludes Knockout Qualifying Stage; 15 Vehicles from 12 Teams Continue On

Green Car Congress

The Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE, a $10-million competition to inspire a new generation of vehicles capable of achieving 100 MPGe (miles per gallon or its energy equivalent), concluded its Knockout Qualifying Stage. For range, vehicles had to reach a minimum of 134 miles for Mainstream class entries (200 miles range required at the Finals Stage) and 67 miles for the Alternative class (100 miles range required at the Finals Stage).

2010 190

2025-2035: Rewriting The Automotive History

Get Electric Vehicle

We were using the same 4 stroke engines to drive our modern cars for a century and the period 2025-2035 is going to change that. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have announced that “the era from 2025-2035 might bring the greatest fundamental shift in the 100-plus year history of the car,” But what does that even mean? We’re not just working on one electric car; we’re working on a whole family of electric vehicles.”

Scion iQ EV arrives in US for campus and urban car-sharing programs

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The iQ EV is a battery-electric four-seater city commuter car designed for car-sharing programs, in urban and campus environments; Toyota is targeting around 90 units for these applications. In ideal stop-and-go driving conditions, the 12 kWh Li-ion battery provides an estimated range of up to 50 miles on a full charge. Approximately 90 iQ EVs will be available for fleet and car-sharing applications. 2013 Scion iQ EV. Click to enlarge.

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That Super Sexy Clean Tech Roundtable, Part II of a Greenius Exclusive

Creative Greenius

Having the world’s greatest car is nice. Steve Westly knows the Tesla Roadster is the hottest car ever introduced to the maketplace all by itself and Tesla’s General Manager, Jeremy Snyder knows much better than Steve how the success of the Tesla Roadster made the Tesla Model S car possible which in turns makes the Tesla commuter car coming next down the line something that’s actually going to happen.

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BCG Report Expects Battery Costs Will Constrain Widespread Market Adoption of Fully Electric Vehicles, Absent a Technology Breakthrough; Forecasts 26% of Major Market New Cars in 2020 To be Hybrid or Electric

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Despite this cost challenge, however, the report projects steady growth for hybrid and electric cars—including mild- and full-hybrids; plug-in hybrids; extended range electric vehicles; and fully electric vehicles. Under the most likely scenario of the industry’s evolution, BCG estimates that 26% of the new cars sold in 2020 in the major developed markets (China, Japan, the United States, and Western Europe)—or approximately 14 million cars—will have electric or hybrid power trains.

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New diesel Volkswagen Golf GTD heading for the US; first driving impressions

Green Car Congress

Since the A-pillar has migrated towards the back of the car, the hood looks longer and the car has a premium “cab backwards” look. The ESC can also be activated and de-activated by settings in the CAR menu as well as by the button on the center console. The lower steering ratio in the center means that the car responds more quickly when entering a turn and also reduces the amount of effort needed to turn the wheel at extreme steering lock, such as when parking.

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Profile: Li-ion Battery and Pack Supplier Valence Technology

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Green Car Congress had the opportunity recently to have a discussion with Mark Donaghy, the Global Marketing Manager for Valence Technology, Inc., ton 100 miles+ range van and the Newton is 7.5-12 ton truck with 100 mile range used by local delivery services and courier services. After four years they’ll be cost neutral; these guys understand the cost of their fleets down to the pence per mile. ”. by Bill Cooke.

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Expert panel report finds achieving 1M plug-in vehicles in US by 2015 would require concentrated action to overcome barriers

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early technology adopters and relatively affluent urban consumers interested in a “green” commuter car). Early Adopters vs. Mainstream Car Buyers. Mainstream car buyers are careful about investing in new technologies that are not fully understood. Given the high cost of battery production, a BEV that approaches affordability (with generous tax credits) has a driving range of about 70-100 miles on a full charge.

2011 195

Rav4 EV

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

This car has half the power, substantially more battery capacity, and similar range to the EV1. Much of the car is identical to the ICE counterpart. The BIG advantage of this car (besides the fact that nobody can take it away from us!) This is the car that we take on family trips, and it is also the daily commute car now that the EV1 has been returned to GM. It took over a month for my car to be delivered AFTER my charger was certified.

Electric Car Manufacturers Inspire New Paradigms -- Seeking Alpha

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Home » Transport Stocks » Alternative Energy , Autos Electric Car Manufacturers Inspire New Paradigms 16 comments by: James Rickman April 24, 2009 | about stocks: ENON.OB / F / GE / GM / MMTOF.PK / NSANY / POR James Rickman 17 Followers 1 Following You are currently following James Rickman Stop Following You are no longer following James Rickman About this author: James Rickmans articles on Seeking Alpha Visit: Sustainable Virtual BiZ, Inc. Electric cars a still a joke.

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MIT Battery Breakthrough Could Revolutionize Electric Cars : Gas 2.0

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

MIT Battery Breakthrough Could Revolutionize Electric Cars Written by Andrew Williams Published on March 12th, 2009 7 Comments Posted in Batteries , Electric Cars (EVs) Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed battery cells capable of charging in under a minute, an astonishing 100 times faster than a regular rechargable battery. The tango (commuter cars) says they only need 50 million to become profitable.

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Plug In America - Links and Resources

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Real Life EV Stories A Case for Electricity Plug In America Positions Energy Policy Frequently Asked Questions About Plug-in Buses Who Killed the Electric Car? 100K Mile Club Newsletter Vol. Prop 87 Missed Opportunity RAVs to Keep Rolling in LA Holiday EVangelism ZEVTech Saving RAVs Holiday EVangelism Who Killed the Electric Car? nk City Electric car www.thinkelectric.org Documentary about electric cars, hybrids, hydrogen and the future of transportation.

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