Electric Mobility News Releases

  • Nissan Opens In Mexico The First Electric Vehicle Quick Charging Station In Latin America

    Nissan, the global leader in electric vehicles, celebrated the opening ceremony of the first public electric vehicle quick-charging station in Latin America. Joined by Martha Delgado, the Mexico City Environment Minister and Jordy Herrera Flores, the Federal Government’s Minister of Energy, this important event was headed by Carlos Ghosn, chairman…

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  • Scania To Supply Engines For Aircraft Towing Vehicles

    Scania has signed an agreement to deliver up to 3,000 Tier 4i emission-compliant engines for aircraft dispatch towing and pushback vehicles.  Designed and developed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), the pushback tractor TaxiBot will be manufactured by TLD in France, an airport ground support equipment (GSE) specialist. The pushback tractors…

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  • Fiesta Offers Unrivalled Range Of Low-CO2 Emission Engines; Class-Leading 7 Powertrains Achieve Sub-100 g/km

    The new Ford Fiesta offers more engines that can achieve sub-100 g/km CO2 emissions than any other small car nameplate.* New Fiesta’s combination of advanced new engines, fuel-saving technologies and aerodynamic improvements ensure an unrivalled seven powertrains achieve sub-100 g/km CO2 emissions and deliver optimised fuel efficiency in Europe. “Fuel…

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  • Navistar’s First International ProStar+ With Cummins ISX15 (SCR) Rolls Off Production Line

    Navistar International Corporation announced today that the first International® ProStar®+ Class 8 on-highway tractor equipped with the Cummins ISX15 and SCR-based Cummins Emission Solutions aftertreatment system rolled off the production line this week at the company’s Escobedo, Mexico plant. “This is a great accomplishment for Navistar and an important milestone…

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  • Spark EV Delivers Exceptional Power, Fast-Charge Capability

    The 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV will set a benchmark for urban electric vehicles when it arrives in California dealer showrooms next summer by offering industry-leading EV power, outstanding driving range, and exceptional fast-charge capability. Spark EV’s driving force is an oil-cooled, permanent magnet motor that produces at least 100 kW…

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  • A Battery of Apps: OnStar Debuts Future EV Solutions

    At the GM Electrification Experience, OnStar is showing two new apps to address the possible range anxiety of electric vehicles and the cost of public charging. Since the Chevrolet Volt extended range electric vehicle launched in late 2010, drivers have been able to manage vehicle charging, including the option to…

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  • Fisker To Establish New Technical Center In Preparation For Next Stage Of Atlantic Development

    Fisker Automotive, the world’s leading manufacturer of luxury Electric Vehicles with extended range (EVer™), today announced plans to establish a new Technical Center in the Midwest, with South Eastern Michigan as one of the potential locations – paving the way for ongoing development of its second model line, the Fisker…

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  • GM, ABB Demonstrate Chevrolet Volt Battery Reuse Unit

    General Motors and ABB today showed the next stage in battery reuse, the repackaging of five used Chevrolet Volt batteries into a modular unit capable of providing two hours of electricity needed by three to five average American homes. The uninterruptable power supply and grid power balancing system was demonstrated…

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  • GM Plans 500,000 Vehicles with Electrification by 2017

    General Motors will have up to 500,000 vehicles on the road with some form of electrification by 2017 with a focus on plug-in technology, the company’s top product development executive said Wednesday. “The plug-in offers a unique opportunity to change the way people commute,” Mary Barra, senior vice president of…

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  • Joint Venture signed in China between Magneti Marelli, JAC and Lingdatang in the area of Exhaust Systems

    Magneti Marelli, Hefei Jianghuai Automotive Co., Ltd (JAC) and Hefei Lingdatang Collective Assets Management Co., Ltd. (Lingdatang) have signed an agreement to set up a Joint Venture aimed at the production of exhaust systems for the Chinese market. According to such agreement, Magneti Marelli will own 51% of the capital…

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  • Toyota Recalls Second Generation Prius NHW20

    As part of a worldwide campaign, Toyota Australia has announced a recall of its second generation Prius vehicles built between May 2003 and April 2009. The recall is due to the possibility that the steering intermediate extension shaft may not have been adequately hardened at the time of production. If…

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  • Notification Of Recall Activity for Toyota Avensis, Corolla and Prius – Approx. 75,000 UK Vehicles

    Today, (14 November) Toyota GB registered recalls for certain Avensis and Corolla models (July 2001 to March 2009) and for Prius (July 2003 to April 2009) with the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA).  All models are previous generation, i.e. not new models currently on sale. What are the issues?…

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  • Chevrolet to Debut Spark EV at LA Auto Show

    Chevrolet will unveil the plug-in electric version of the brand’s popular new Spark mini car at the Los Angeles Auto Show later this month. The Spark EV is one of 13 new or significantly redesigned products that Chevrolet will be launching in 2013. Chevrolet will also showcase the expanded functionality…

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