Electrical Vehicles http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7394/more en Air Force Testing First All Electric Vehicle Fleet in California http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/air-force-testing-first-all-electric-vehicle-fleet-california <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Air Force recently replaced its entire general-purpose fleet with plug-in electric vehicles at Los Angeles Air Force Base in El Segundo, Calif.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/air-force-testing-first-all-electric-vehicle-fleet-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/air-force-testing-first-all-electric-vehicle-fleet-california#comments Electrical Vehicles electric vehicles EV Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:14:00 +0000 21781 at http://ewweb.com <p>Miranda Ballentine, the assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment and energy, greets vendors during the unveiling of the first federal facility to replace its entire general-purpose fleet with plug-in electric vehicles &nbsp;at Los Angeles Air Force Base in El Segundo, Calif., last month.</p> Photo credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Sarah Corrice And the Winner Is... Nevada for Tesla GigaFactory; 6,500 Jobs Expected http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/and-winner-nevada-tesla-gigafactory-6500-jobs-expected <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Multiple media reports says Nevada will get Tesla&#39;s GigaFactory, one of the largest construction projects to &nbsp;break ground in the past decade. A press conference announcing the decision will be held later today. Tesla is expected to hire up to 6,500 workers for the facility, which will produce batteries for electric vehicles. Lots of interesting insight into the project out on the Web. Here&#39;s a snippet from the <a href="http://finance.yahoo.com/news/plant-gets-tesla-closer-electric-car-masses-075600420--finance.html"><em>AP</em> report:</a></p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/and-winner-nevada-tesla-gigafactory-6500-jobs-expected" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/and-winner-nevada-tesla-gigafactory-6500-jobs-expected#comments Electrical Vehicles electric vehicles Nevada tesla Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:26:00 +0000 18991 at http://ewweb.com <p>The Tesla Model S, one of the company&#39;s current electric vehicles. Tesla CEO Elon Musk wants to use the gigafactory to bring electric vehicles to the masses, and reportedly plans to produce a car there that can run 200 miles on a single charge and will cost about $35,000.</p> Getty Images Will Graphene’s “Super Powers” Steer Tesla Electric Vehicles Toward a 500-Mile Driving Range? http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/will-graphene-s-super-powers-steer-tesla-electric-vehicles-toward-500-mile-drivi <div class="node-body article-body">A rumor that Tesla may be using graphene in a new battery design that could increase the range of its electric vehicles is generating lots of industry chatter</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/will-graphene-s-super-powers-steer-tesla-electric-vehicles-toward-500-mile-drivi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/will-graphene-s-super-powers-steer-tesla-electric-vehicles-toward-500-mile-drivi#comments Electrical Vehicles electric vehicles elon musk tesla Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:08:00 +0000 18791 at http://ewweb.com <p>Tesla&#39;s CEO Elon Musk pondering his next move in electric vehicles.&nbsp;</p> Getty Images CNBC: Time to Bet Big on Electric Vehicles with Tesla's Elon Musk? http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/cnbc-time-bet-big-electric-vehicles-teslas-elon-musk <div class="node-body video-body">Whether or not you are a big believer in the future of electric vehicles or solar, you can't ignore one of the biggest players in these games: Elon Musk, creator of Tesla and SolarCity.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/cnbc-time-bet-big-electric-vehicles-teslas-elon-musk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/cnbc-time-bet-big-electric-vehicles-teslas-elon-musk#comments Electrical Vehicles Solar Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:51:00 +0000 18761 at http://ewweb.com Sleuths Say Tesla is Building Gigafactory East of Reno http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/sleuths-say-tesla-building-gigafactory-east-reno <div class="node-body article-body">The speculation continues about the site for Tesla’s gigafactory, a $5 billion high-tech factory where it plans to build 500,000 annually through 2020.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/sleuths-say-tesla-building-gigafactory-east-reno" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/sleuths-say-tesla-building-gigafactory-east-reno#comments Electrical Vehicles Solar Wind Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:53:00 +0000 18081 at http://ewweb.com DOE awards $7 million for R&D related to hydrogen and fuel cell technologies http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/doe-awards-7-million-rd-related-hydrogen-and-fuel-cell-technologies <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Energy Department today recently $7 million for six projects to develop lightweight, compact, and inexpensive advanced hydrogen storage systems that will enable longer driving ranges and help make fuel cell systems competitive for different platforms and sizes of vehicles.&nbsp; These advances in hydrogen storage will be critical to the widespread commercialization of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/doe-awards-7-million-rd-related-hydrogen-and-fuel-cell-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/doe-awards-7-million-rd-related-hydrogen-and-fuel-cell-technologies#comments Electrical Vehicles Mon, 19 May 2014 19:57:00 +0000 16551 at http://ewweb.com Thinking Really Big: Tesla’s Gigafactory http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/thinking-really-big-tesla-s-gigafactory <div class="node-body article-body"><p><span style="font-size: 12.666666984558105px;">Been following Tesla&rsquo;s announcement that it plans on building a 10 million-square-foot factory to make electric car batteries? Yes, that&rsquo;s 10 </span><em style="font-size: 12.666666984558105px;">million</em><span style="font-size: 12.666666984558105px;"> square feet. Talk about thinking really big.</span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/thinking-really-big-tesla-s-gigafactory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/thinking-really-big-tesla-s-gigafactory#comments Electrical Vehicles Solar Fri, 28 Feb 2014 21:19:00 +0000 14651 at http://ewweb.com Ready for the Charge http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/ready-charge <div class="field-byline"> Doug Chandler, Executive Editor </div> <div class="field-deck"> Sales of electric vehicles may be falling short of projections so far, but the drive to build the infrastructure to charge them is gaining traction. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sales of electric cars in the consumer market have significantly underperformed manufacturer projections thus far. This has the mainstream press in a</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/ready-charge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/ready-charge#comments Archive Electrical Vehicles Green Market Sat, 01 Sep 2012 16:00:00 +0000 6951 at http://ewweb.com Amazon.com selling GE WattStation EV charger http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/amazoncom-selling-ge-wattstation-ev-charger <div class="node-body article-body">As a pretty clear sign that electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) has entered the mainstream, GE Energy, Plainville, Conn., announced a couple of weeks</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/amazoncom-selling-ge-wattstation-ev-charger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/amazoncom-selling-ge-wattstation-ev-charger#comments Archive Bulletin Board Electrical Vehicles Sun, 01 Jan 2012 17:00:00 +0000 7062 at http://ewweb.com Charging Challenges http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/charging-challenges <div class="field-byline"> Doug Chandler, Executive Editor </div> <div class="field-deck"> <b><i>Will the market for electric vehicle supply equipment be sustainable?</i></b> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The development of the electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) market may be one of the most interesting changes going on in the electrical products</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/charging-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/charging-challenges#comments Archive Electrical Vehicles Thu, 01 Dec 2011 17:00:00 +0000 6398 at http://ewweb.com