Germany Plans to Roll Out One Million Plug-in Cars by 2020

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Cabinet projects a plan to roll out 1 million electric cars to run on the famous German autobahns by 2020. The plan requires ‘financial incentives’ which will begin in 2012 for supporting the sale of plug-in cars. Several German car companies are trying to compete with their Asian counterparts in EV Read More …

Leading Car Manufacturer Renault Plans to Produce Tens of Thousands of Electric Cars Every Year

Leading car developer of low-emission vehicles, Renault announced yesterday that it plans to produce tens of thousands of vehicles from 2011 in the Danish market every year. Initially, Better Place plans to market it in Denmark and Israel. The French car maker is developing three models namely a saloon, a compact city car, and a Read More …

Faster Battery Technology a Major Milestone?

Perhaps the single greatest barrier to widespread adoption of plug-in automobiles is the time it takes to charge them.  We have looked into charging times in the past, and even with the most advanced infrastructure in place at charging stations, you are still looking at one hour or more to fully recharge your battery.  The Read More …