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SsangYong Tivoli EVR

SsangYong Tivoli EVR At 2015 ENVEX – Photos

At the 2015 ENVEX in Seoul, SsangYong presented its Tivoli EVR range-extended electric car, which earlier this year was shown in Geneva. Tivoli EVR, based on the conventional Tivoli, has electric range of 125 km (almost 80 miles) on its 25 kWh lithium polymer battery. Together with REx. range is 400 km. Top…

2 days ago by Mark Kane 6

Koenigsegg Regera

Koenigsegg Regera Priced At Wallet-Busting $2.3 Million

Koenigsegg Regera, a supercar with a plug, received a price tag of €2.1 million (over $2.3 million). The Swedish manufacturer plans to produce only 80 units. First deliveries are expected in December 2016. The car was unveiled at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show as the world’s most powerful plug-in hybrid….

2 days ago by Mark Kane 9

Signing away!

Edison Electric Institute Partners With DoE To Promote Widespread Adoption Of Plug-In Electric Vehicles

The Edison Electric Institue & the Department of Energy will collaborate to “promote and accelerate” adoption of plug-in vehicles. DoE Secretary Ernest Moniz & EEI President Tom Kuhn signed an MoU “to take a variety of joint actions—including research, infrastructure, and outreach programs—to accelerate the widespread adoption of EVs.” Kuhn states:…

3 days ago by Mike Anthony 4

Electric Vehicles Market Set for Big Boost as Li-ion Battery Costs Hit $172/kWh in 2025 (Lux Research)

Lux Research Forecasts $172/kWh For Li-Ion Batteries In 2025

The latest battery report “Crossing the Line: Li-ion Battery Cost Reduction and Its Effect on Vehicles and Stationary Storage,” released by Lux Research, indicates upcoming cost reductions for lithium-ion battery packs. They expect that in 10 years from now, costs will fall to just $172/kWh. But not all manufacturers will…

1 week ago by Mark Kane 27

Advanced Microgrid Systems

Advanced Microgrid Solutions Chooses Tesla For 500 MWh Battery Energy Storage Project

Via this release, Advanced Microgrid announced the signing with Tesla for its 500MWh microgrid storage system.  Advanced is a “technology-agnostic” group that designs, finances, installs and manages advanced energy storage solutions for commercial, industrial and government building owners.  (As an interesting aside, it’s top management are all women, with Susan…

2 weeks ago by Ted Dillard 19