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One of the first Tesla Powerwall installations occurs in Australia

Australia Already Getting Home Tesla Powerwalls – Videos

Australia got its first residential Tesla Powerwall installation in January as Tesla prioritized this market due its tremendous interest in solar energy. One of the first units went to Nick Pfitzner from Kellyville Ridge, a suburb of Sydney in New South Wales. “One of the first Australian families to have…

2 days ago by Mark Kane 15

One of many test drives in the SRK, smiles all around.

Arcimoto SRK EV Test Drive Review

A Driver’s Review, The “Absolutely Electric” Arcimoto SRK In 2009, I was fortunate enough to become a field trial driver of pre-production electric prototypes; first the BMW Mini-E followed the BMW ActiveE. I drove both for five years in an effort to understand where we were going as we transitioned…

2 days ago by Peder Norby 35

NanoFlowcell Quantino

NanoFlowcell Quantino To Enter Production This Year?

NanoFlowcell, a Swiss company who for a few years promised a special type of flow batteries, will be present at the Geneva Motor Show with more models. First is the street-legal, near-production ready QUANTiNO, which debuted last year (see photos and videos). It’s quite a strange vehicle, because of its…

4 days ago by Mark Kane 11

The Morgan EV3

More Electric Morgans Coming In 2019

Morgan Motor Company is gearing-up to launch the all-electric EV3 (Morgan 3 Wheeler) in 2016. As it turns out, Morgan will not stop there and intends to launch more electric and hybrid models starting in 2019. The company announced a new £6 million ($8.6 million) investment to develop new platforms…

6 days ago by Mark Kane 4

Veteran's Day Model X & Model S

U.S Navy Looking To Lease 400-600 Electric Vehicles

The U.S Navy is moving forward with its plan to lease up to 600 passenger electric cars for Navy and Marine Corps installations located in California. The latest announcement is to lease from 400 to 600 BEVs (only pure electrics are being considered) for 12 months with options for 24-…

6 days ago by Mark Kane 32

Maserati GranTurismo

Maserati To Introduce Its First Plug-In Hybrid By 2020

Maserati CEO Harald Wester said in 2013 that electic cars were “nonsense“, but there are more and more signs that the Italian company will introduce plug-in hybrids. The reason for that is the average emissions targets for 2020. Maserati needs to hybridize its cars with unwanted electricity, and probably we…

1 week ago by Mark Kane 17

Samsung SDI energy storage systems

E.ON Signs Deal With Samsung SDI On Battery Energy Storage

E.ON and Samsung SDI established an energy storage system partnership. A Memorandum of Understanding signed in December includes joint developments of profitable energy storage solutions. Profitable ESS? Sounds like a good idea. At first, battery projects will be launched in the US, Germany, UK and Czech Republic and later in…

1 week ago by Mark Kane 2