Electric Vehicles http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53403/more en Nissan Planning for Post-EV-Incentives World http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/nissan-planning-post-ev-incentives-world <div class="node-body article-body">Renegotiating the quota for federal EV credits and making the Leaf more attractive are areas Nissan is exploring.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/nissan-planning-post-ev-incentives-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/nissan-planning-post-ev-incentives-world#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Nissan Electric Vehicles credits Electric Vehicles EVs federal incentives Leaf Nissan Pierre Loing Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:00:00 +0000 1197931 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Nissan Leaf EV.</strong></p> U.K. Charging Network Sees 1 Millionth Juice Refill http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/uk-charging-network-sees-1-millionth-juice-refill <div class="node-body article-body">The rapid growth in EV charging is supported by figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, which show the number of plug-in cars registered in the U.K. quadrupled from 3,586 in 2013 to 14,498 last year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/uk-charging-network-sees-1-millionth-juice-refill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/uk-charging-network-sees-1-millionth-juice-refill#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology United Kingdom Auto Makers Charging Registrations Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) Vehicles in Operation Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:30:00 +0000 1204861 at http://wardsauto.com <p>Business surging for charger manufacturer.</p> VW, BMW Join Forces for Bi-Coastal Fast-Charging Network http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/vw-bmw-join-forces-bi-coastal-fast-charging-network <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The plan calls for the charging stations to be in place along I-95 between Boston and Washington on the East Coast and along a route from Portland, OR, to San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego on the West Coast by the end of the year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/vw-bmw-join-forces-bi-coastal-fast-charging-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/vw-bmw-join-forces-bi-coastal-fast-charging-network#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. BMW Volkswagen Charging Thu, 22 Jan 2015 18:00:00 +0000 1206711 at http://wardsauto.com <p class="NormalNoSpace"><b>VW, BMW and ChargePoint plan at least 100 new DC Fast charging points.</b><o:p></o:p></p> GM’s ‘Tesla Fighter’ No Threat, Elon Musk Tells Detroit http://wardsauto.com/north-america/gm-s-tesla-fighter-no-threat-elon-musk-tells-detroit <div class="field-deck"> 2015 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The CEO of electric car maker Tesla is low-keyed in the Motor City. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/gm-s-tesla-fighter-no-threat-elon-musk-tells-detroit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/gm-s-tesla-fighter-no-threat-elon-musk-tells-detroit#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers North America U.S. Tesla 2015 North American International Auto Show Electric Vehicles Wed, 14 Jan 2015 13:16:00 +0000 1200391 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Musk at Motor City press conference.</strong></p> Green Vehicles Focus of New China Policies http://wardsauto.com/green-vehicles-focus-new-china-policies <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">A Ministry of Finance official says the government will promote green vehicles through fiscal policies and fostering innovation.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/green-vehicles-focus-new-china-policies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Politics Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology China Politics Charging Emissions Future Products Wed, 14 Jan 2015 00:17:00 +0000 1199491 at http://wardsauto.com GM’s Reuss Sees Hydrogen Fuel Cell Use Beyond Autos http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/gm-s-reuss-sees-hydrogen-fuel-cell-use-beyond-autos <div class="field-deck"> 2015 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Our stack could be used in a lot of different ways,” he says of the fuel-cell technology, which in its second generation is half the size, 220 lbs. lighter and uses less than half the precious metal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/gm-s-reuss-sees-hydrogen-fuel-cell-use-beyond-autos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/gm-s-reuss-sees-hydrogen-fuel-cell-use-beyond-autos#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Chevrolet Electric Vehicles Fuel-Cell Vehicles Tue, 13 Jan 2015 16:47:00 +0000 1198571 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GM&rsquo;s Reuss sees automaker&rsquo;s hydrogen-fuel-cell technology as potential infrastructure power source.</strong></p> New Honda EV, Plug-in Due by 2018 http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/new-honda-ev-plug-due-2018 <div class="field-deck"> 2015 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The new plug-in hybrid will be a dedicated model, Honda says, while the electric vehicle will be all-new.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/new-honda-ev-plug-due-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/new-honda-ev-plug-due-2018#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Honda 2015 North American International Auto Show Electric Vehicles Fuel-Cell Vehicles Future Products Hybrid Vehicles 2-motor 3-motor Anna battery-electric vehicle Engines EV FCV Fit Honda hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle Insight OH PHEV plug-in hybrid turbocharged Tue, 13 Jan 2015 16:15:00 +0000 1197011 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Honda&#39;s next-generation fuel-cell vehicle on sale in U.S. in 2016.</strong></p> Nissan’s Ghosn: 2015 Will Be Tough Year in U.S. http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/nissan-s-ghosn-2015-will-be-tough-year-us <div class="field-deck"> 2015 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Stiff competition will make every sale a hard-fought battle, says the Japanese automaker’s chief.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/nissan-s-ghosn-2015-will-be-tough-year-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/nissan-s-ghosn-2015-will-be-tough-year-us#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Nissan Management & Strategy 2015 North American International Auto Show Electric Vehicles Brazil Carlos Ghosn China electric EV Japan Nissan Russia Tesla U.S. Tue, 13 Jan 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1198311 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn with &#39;16 Titan.</strong></p> Schaeffler Posts 5 Years of Growth http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/schaeffler-posts-5-years-growth <div class="field-deck"> 2015 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Since 2009’s downturn, Schaeffler has hired 3,800 new employees (including 400 engineers), increased content per vehicle 55% and filed some 600 patents. Times are good. A top executive sees no dark clouds on the horizon.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/schaeffler-posts-5-years-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/schaeffler-posts-5-years-growth#comments Public Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Germany Auto Makers Schaeffler 2015 North American International Auto Show Component Electric Vehicles Fuel Economy Future Products Gasoline Hybrid Vehicles Product Development bearings Bruce Warmbold demonstrator vehicle FAG Ford Escape Fuel Economy INA Jeff Hemphill LuK mild hybrid MultiAir Schaeffler stop/start torque converter UniAir Tue, 13 Jan 2015 11:02:00 +0000 1198201 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Schaeffler North America Chief Technical Officer Jeff Hemphill with Ford Escape concept vehicle.</strong></p> Next-Gen Hyundai Sonata, All-New Sonata Plug-In Revealed http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/next-gen-hyundai-sonata-all-new-sonata-plug-revealed <div class="field-deck"> 2014 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hyundai claims a 10% fuel-economy improvement with its Sonata hybrid, while the new Sonata plug-in hybrid will have better range than Accord, Fusion.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/next-gen-hyundai-sonata-all-new-sonata-plug-revealed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/next-gen-hyundai-sonata-all-new-sonata-plug-revealed#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Hyundai 2015 North American International Auto Show Charging Future Products Hybrid Vehicles Accord Ford Fusion Energi hybrid Hyundai PHEV plug-in range recharge Sonata Mon, 12 Jan 2015 19:25:00 +0000 1197161 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Sonata plug-in hybrid on sale in select U.S. markets later this year.</strong></p>