Tag Archive for 'plug-in hybrid'

Andy Priaulx visits BMW’s Leipzig plant where the electric i3 & plug-in hybrid i8 sports care are made

September 13th, 2013 by Richard Lord

Guernsey’s Andy Priaulx with other BMW racing drivers stopped by the BMW Plant in Leipzig, Germany on 12 September 2013. After the drivers signed autographs for BMW employees, they had a guided tour of the production facilities and the new assembly line for the fully-electric BMW i3 and the BMW i8

Toyota i-road concept electric PMV showcased at Geneva Motor Show

March 6th, 2013 by Toyota

The Toyota i-road Personal Mobility Vehicle (PMV) –a new form of transportation offering greater flexibility in the urban environment- made its World Premiere at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. The compact Toyota i-road electric vehicle (EV) provides an enclosed environment for two occupants seated in tandem. The vehicle features unique ‘Active Lean’ technology, which provides […]

CNNMoney review of Tesla Model S and Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid

January 11th, 2013 by CNNMoney

CNNMoney gives glowing review of Tesla Model S compared to the plug-in hydrid Fisker Karma.  

Environmental impact of electric vehicle batteries

April 24th, 2011 by Norwegian University of Science and Technology

One of the most important decisions facing designers of plug-in electric or hybrid vehicles is related to battery choice. Researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have used a life cycle analysis to examine three vehicle battery types to determine which does the best job of powering the vehicle while causing the […]