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Nissan Leaf: Back-up power for home and office?

Nissan/uYilo to unveil bi-directional charging
⦁ Nissan Leaf tech enables energy for many uses
⦁ Systems suitable for home and commercial

ROSSLYN, South Africa – Nissan and the uYilo e-Mobility programme are to demonstrate technology that can transfer power stored in electric vehicles to home and commercial applications. 354 more words

Motoring News

More charging points fuelling UK demand for battery cars

  • UK resistance to EV purchases easing
  • More charging points still needed
  • There’s a message for South Africa, too

LONDON, England – How opinions have changed! A UK survey by Venson Automotive Solutions shows 85% of current car owners would now consider buying an electric vehicle or choosing one as their company car. 311 more words

Motoring News

Special Roller for paediatric patients to cut hospital stress

  • Kiddie supercar present from Rolls-Royce
  • Real badge on real car for young patients
  • Idea is to let kiddy patients drive to their operation

LONDON, England – Rolls-Royce cars has unveiled a new and extremely compact concept of luxury, just one, and created for one very special customer. 731 more words

Motoring News

Lithium Suppliers Can’t Keep Up with Skyrocketing Demand

By Frank Holmes – Re-Blogged From http://usfunds.com

Near the extinct volcano known as Monte Pissis, high in the Andes on the Chile-Argentina border, the air is thin and animal life scarce. 1,101 more words

GDP & Employment

How salesmen harmed and coachmen helped electric vehicles a century ago

Electric vehicles were the livelihood of their salesmen, and a threat to people whose job was to maintain and run horses. You would expect salesmen to build a good reputation for electrics and the coachmen to badmouth them, but the opposite happened a century ago. 461 more words

History

BMW: The next 100 years on

The story of the BMW Group’s 100th – anniversary corporate campaign continues

Munich. A new era has begun. That is the key message of the new BMW film released today through all online channels. 930 more words

Car News

The future is greener than you think

Concerns about the environment may be driving the evolution of energy production and battery storage technologies. Despite some argument whether climate change is the result of human activity, how we generate power is progressing regardless — shifting away from legacy carbon-derived generation, to sustainable and renewable sources. 714 more words

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