I recently got the chance to speak with the vehicle-to-grid technology (V2G) firm Nuvve, which is currently working on a pilot project in Denmark demonstrating V2G. Pike Research has previously covered Nuvve’s projects in Denmark from a purely technological perspective. What is most interesting about Nuvve’s (more…)
Ford Motor Company is an American multinational automaker based out of Michigan. Ford is the second largest United States automaker and the fifth largest international automakers. Ford has been very active in working on environmental initiatives and the clean technology industry. These things include (more…)
Newspapers might be going the way of the dodo, but until they do, some scientists are working on a plan to give them a second-life as a gasoline alternative.
You can do many things with the internet, but at least for now, it can’t power your car. Newspapers, which may be a poor substitute for your favorite news (more…)
Although it’s only August, the electric vehicle market has the feeling of coming into the home stretch for the year. We have seen the race for plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) glory boil down to the Leaf and Volt this year, with the Volt sputtering a bit earlier than expected. We have seen numerous delays pushing (more…)
While I think no piece about electric bikes is really complete without touching on the Optibike electric mountain bike I had the thrill of taking on a week-long test drive two years ago, this piece by energyNOW!’s Josh Zepps about the trajectory of the e-bike industry in a changing world economy and (more…)
In July, at the Association for Computing Machinery’s MobiSys conference, researchers from MIT and Princeton University took the best-paper award for a system that uses a network of smartphones mounted on car dashboards to collect information about traffic signals and tell drivers when slowing down could help (more…)
Japanese researchers are developing a new system that they say could ultimately power electric vehicles (EVs) for travel across “unlimited” distances without the hindrance of heavy batteries.
While based on railway infrastructure in which individual cars are powered through overhead wires, (more…)
Hertz is turning over a new Leaf (or ten, to be exact) by expanding its rental fleet in San Francisco to include electric vehicles (EVs) from Nissan. The rental agency is adding ten of the cars to its fleet and has introduced an electric car sharing service that can take some of the hassle out of renting a car. (more…)
24 million American children ride school buses daily. On average, these students spend an hour and a half each day in a school bus. School buses drive more than 4 billion miles each year. School buses are the safest way for children to get to school. However, pollution from older diesel vehicles have health implications (more…)