iPhone contract manufacturer Foxconn invests $811 million in EV factory
The rumors have been flying since the Foxconn Technology Group’s June announcement that it plans to build an EV with a price tag of less than $15,000. The Taiwanese company builds iPhones for Apple and the touchscreen for the Tesla Model S.
Recently Foxconn revealed that it plans to invest at least 5 billion yuan ($811 million) to develop EV manufacturing in China’s Shanxi province, where it already has two factories.
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Chicago orders 20 electric garbage trucks
The City of Chicago has placed a purchase order with Motiv Power Systems for up to $13.4 million to supply 20 electric garbage trucks.The ERV is a Class 8 truck with a Loadmaster Excel-S rear loader body and a Crane Carrier chassis. It has a gross weight of 60,000 lbs and a capacity of 9 tons or 20 cubic yards of refuse. Total power is 280 kW (375 hp), and top speed is 50 mph. ...
National Drive Electric Week Event - Atlanta
Saturday, September 13, 2014
11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Atlantic Station Central Park
245 18th St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30363
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The EV Club of the South invites you to kick off Drive Electric Week at Atlantic Station's Central Park area on Saturday September 13, 2014. This is the same site as last year's Plugin Day event. East ...
REPORTS: Tesla Chooses Nevada For Site Of Its Massive Battery Factory
CNBC is reporting Tesla has chosen Nevada as the site of its Gigafactory.
The Gigafactory is a critical piece of CEO Elon Musk's plan to make a mass-market Tesla car, and lower the cost of carbon-neutral power. Musk has said he intends to double the world's supply of lithium-ion batteries by 2020 and thus drive the price of the power packs downward. He's also said he plans to build multiple Gigafactories in ...
2014 Tesla Model X all-electric crossover with 'Falcon Doors' open
The 2015 Tesla Model X electric crossover is already attracting enthusiasm from, among others, the analysts at Morgan Stanley.
Apparently, the Model X won't just match the premium-crossover competition, it will "devour" it.
The Model X won't launch until mid-2015--and no one outside Tesla has yet driven it--but Morgan Stanley is confident the plug-in crossover will be more successful than the Model S sedan, according to The Los Angeles Times.
The financial firm's enthusiasm is based in part ...
Look around your house, car, or workplace right now and you can bet you’re not sitting too far from an electric motor of some sort or another. They’re everywhere, in toothbrushes, ovens, drills, heating systems, fans and computers, in fact you’ve probably got around fifty or so dotted around your home without you even realising.
Electric motors have been around for ages and the basic technology that makes them work hasn’t changed too much from the early 1800s, when they were ...
2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Price To Start At $36,265, Top Trim Level Only
2015 Volkswagen e-Golf
The 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf electric car will be priced from $36,265, VW announced this morning.
And the first battery-electric car ever offered in the U.S. by Volkswagen will be offered only in the very top Golf trim level, the SEL Premium model.
The 2015 e-Golf goes on sale in November at selected Volkswagen dealerships in launch regions that include California.
The energy to run a Volkswagen e-Golf is stored in ...
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