Zipcar's First Honda Fit EV In San Franscisco

Zipcar Adds Honda Fit EV To Fleet In Sacramento

Soon, the Honda Fit EV will exit production forever, but prior to that Honda is announcing one of the few remaining Fit EVs will be signing up to a car sharing program: Zipcar and University of California, Davis Support Largest Planned Zero Net Energy Community, West Village, With a Sustainable…

3 hours ago by Eric Loveday 1

Now You Can Rent a Renault Fluence Z.E. in Copenhagen

Hundreds of Remaining Better Place Cars End As Scrap

Globes received from its sources interesting news and published article on a new scrapage plan for Renault Fluence Z.E. orphaned by Better Place. As it turns out, Carasso Motors, importers of Renault and Nissan cars in Israel, “is turning hundreds of remaining Better Place cars into scrap, following Better Place’s…

2 days ago by Mark Kane 10

Motiv's All-Electric Garbage Truck

U.S.’ First All-Electric Garbage Truck Gets Revealed

Motiv is proud to be “under the hood of America’s first all-electric refuse truck.” The City of Chicago contracted with Motiv to build up to 20 of these electric garbage trucks. Called the ERV (Electric Refuse Vehicle), this electric garbage truck features 10 battery packs.  Its range is 60 miles…

3 days ago by Eric Loveday 21

I tried plugging in the 135i loaner I had a when my ActiveE was being serviced. That didn't work too well.

Electric Vehicle Owners Shun ICE Loaners

I’ve been lucky enough to own some spectacular cars in my life. Like most people, bringing my car in for service was never something I looked forward to. However one thing that I did like was when I got an interesting car as the service loaner. I remember one time…

4 days ago by Tom Moloughney 27

Mahindra Reva e2o

Mahindra Introduces Premium Version of e2o

Mahindra Reva launched a new premium version of e2o electric car, which has 50% more range (120 instead of 80 km/74 miles vs 56 miles). Sadly, the manufacturer’s website does not include information on battery pack size. e2o premium also has more power and a lot of additional features. Reverse…

7 days ago by Mark Kane 4

Welcome to California...The  "Plugged In State"

California Electric Vehicle Sales Zip Past 100,000

Occurring a couple of months ago, but not mentioned until now, California has become the first U.S. state to exceed 100,000 cumulative sales of plug-in vehicles. The often vocal Mary Nichols, chairwoman of the California Air Resources Board, commented: “We’ve clearly gotten beyond the point where this is just a…

1 week ago by Eric Loveday 3