The London 2012 Organising Committee (LOCOG) recently awarded a contract to ChargePoint Services (CPS) to install charging points for the Olympic Games. Athletes, officials and VIPs will soon be transported from venue to venue in electric vehicles during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Electric vehicle developer Fisker Automotive has chosen German automaker BMW to supply the engines for upcoming Fisker models.
In its quest to mandate the use of ethanol blended fuel for American vehicles, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has encountered several roadblocks. After releasing the E15 warning label which will be placed on fuel pumps -- considered the final step before E15 starts being offered at gas stations throughout the country -- the Agency came under fire from both automakers and public officials.
There are millions, if not billions, to be made by whoever figures out the "killer tech" when it comes to creating power from unlimited renewable energy sources like the sun, wind, tides and the geothermal heat trapped in the earth.
After debuting an electric vehicle (EV) concept car at the Detroit Auto Show, BMW made an even more concrete commitment to developing electric cars, when it decided to use its Leipzig production facility to develop EVs.