December 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Honda has joined a demonstration project for experimental vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology aimed at providing a potentially valuable energy storage resource to the nation's electrical grid while providing for more cost-effective ownership of plug-in electric vehicles.
Company Becomes First Freight Carrier With this Type of Vehicle in its Domestic Fleet, with Six Recently-Purchased Kangoo Maxi ZEs
SAO PAULO, October 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the largest express transportation company in the world, will add the first electric vehicles (EVs) to its local fleet in Brazil in January 2014. With a cargo capacity of up to 1,433 pounds (650 kilos) and the ability to cover approximately 75 miles (120 kilometers) on one charge, the models will be in service in the cities of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
FedEx works toward greater sustainability to deliver more opportunities for our customers, communities and our planet. Our role is to help the world connect more efficiently, while minimizing our impact on the environment. In Europe, Middle East, Africa and subcontinent India, FedEx Express has three solar-powered facilities, electric vehicles and tricycles to help minimize our environmental footprint.
Power to the plug-ins celebrated at ribbon-cutting made possible by Chevy’s EcoAd advertising with CBS EcoMedia
Malibu, CA, August 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Two of the most popular State Parks in Southern California – Leo Carrillo State Beach and Malibu Creek State Park – now have even more appeal for plug-in electric vehicle owners with the addition of new, free charging courtesy of Chevrolet’s funding through their EcoAd advertising with CBS EcoMedia Inc. The two, 240 volt , chargers can accommodate up to four plug-in electric vehicles. The units were installed at the two parks by EcoMedia’s nonprofit partner, Adopt A Charger.
One summer morning in southern Germany, Bertha Benz climbed into her husband’s car, grabbed her two teenage sons, and drove off to her mother’s house 60 miles away without telling her husband. What sounds like a budding family drama was in fact a historic roadtrip that launched the automobile age. Bertha’s husband was Carl Benz, the perfectionist inventor of the automobile, who has been reluctant take his car for a drive “until it’s ready.” Bertha, on the other hand, lacked Carl’s patience and wanted to show the results.
For better or for worse, cars are not leaving the American landscape anytime soon. The automobile is woven into the cultural fabric of our country like nothing else. But we also know that the status quo is not sustainable.