Posts by Mark Kane

FUSO Canter E-Cell

Daimler Presents New FUSO Canter E-Cell

Eight brand new FUSO Canter E-Cell electric trucks began customer trials in Portugal this month. We are not sure how serious Daimler is on electrification of Canter, but this is already the second step as the original prototype model had world premiere at the IAA 2010. “The cleanest technology, whatever…

5 hours ago by Mark Kane 1

Audi Crosslane Coupe Features A 17 kWh Lithium Battery

Audi Boss: Tesla Owners Want A Plug-In Hybrid Audi Q7

Audi is reluctant to introduce all-electric cars, however a series of plug-in hybrid Audis are in the works. According to Rupert Stadler, Audi Chairman of the Board of Management, PHEVs are what customers really wants to buy, even those who have a Tesla. “We have tested the technology, but we…

7 hours ago by Mark Kane 59

Toyota Fuel Cell Sedan

JX Nippon Oil To Build 100 Hydrogen Stations in Japan?

It seems that Japan would like to be on forefront of alternative fuel vehicles and after high investments in CHAdeMO quick chargers, now a network of hydrogen filling stations for fuel cell vehicles is planned. JX Nippon Oil & Energy will form a dedicated subsidiary to build and operate 100…

1 day ago by Mark Kane 45

Home and public DC chargers

1,500 ABB DC Chargers Installed, DC Wallbox Coming Soon

This Spring, ABB stated that it reached the mark of roughly 1,000 installed DC fast chargers of different type. At the same time, ABB announced that the number of sales exceeded 1,300, which means that 300 more were ordered. Now today we see an update of “1,500 DC chargers delivered“, which at ~4,500…

2 days ago by Mark Kane 14

MG Dynamo

Electric MG Dynamo Gets Driven

Autocar recently had the chance to test drive the MG Dynamo at the Silverstone circuit, UK. As it turns out, the Dynamo, which is MG’s version of Chinese parent company SAIC Motor Roewe E50, received a positive opinion. The interior is fine, the exterior look good and acceleration to 31…

3 days ago by Mark Kane 11