Skip to main content

NEV (Neighborhood Electric Vehicle)

  • 0
    Official: Zap readies new urban EV 'Urbee' for smoggy China
    1397217660

    Zap Jonway is introducing an urban electric vehicle whose name frankly makes it sound a little bit like a stuffed animal. It's called the "Urbee." Batteries are included. Zap Jonway, whose Zap parent is based in Santa Rosa, CA, and whose Jonway subsidiary is in Zhejiang, China, showed off the ...

  • 0
    Kenguru wheelchair EV needs $500,000 to finally reach production [w/video]
    1392850740

    Remember the Kenguru electric car, the little city EV that was designed with wheelchair users in mind? It was supposed to be available by now, since deliveries were reportedly "imminent" in the middle of 2012. Unfortunately, things haven't worked out quite as they were supposed to, which means ...

  • 0
    Official: GreenTech Automotive breaks ground on MyCar factory in Mississippi
    1389358860

    It looks like battery-electric vehicle startup GreenTech Automotive (GTA) is entering its next phase just as its founder and former chief is doing the same thing. This week, GTA finally started erecting the steel-support structure for the factory that will produce its MyCar electric vehicles. The ...

  • 0
    Official: ZENN to acquire 51% of EEStor
    1388178300

    Zenn Motor Co. may have a name better associated with a sense of peace, but the company it has been connected to for years and has now agreed to buy does have a bit of uncertainty about it. Canada-based Zenn, which used to make and sell lead-acid battery-powered neighborhood-electric vehicles, ...

  • 0
    Read This: The case for golf carts and other low-speed EVs
    1378068420

    It looks like golf carts – or low-speed vehicles – will never go away. Across the country, legislators are allowing low-speed vehicles (LSV) to drive down public roads, with some restrictions. In Kentucky, several municipalities have recently passed, or are looking to allow, golf ...

  • 0
    Report: Innova Dash NEV offers 90 miles of 35-mph cruising for $13,000
    1377712680

    The latest in the charging-range-per-dollar market offering? Try $3,000 for about 45 miles. Sadly, it's the second 45 miles. That's the ratio that is being offered by Illinois-based Innova, the most recent entrant in the neighborhood electric vehicle (NEV) market, the Los Angeles Times reports. ...

  • 0
    Report: GreenTech Automotive makes EV deal with JAC; founder McAuliffe in political hot water
    1367251260

    GreenTech Automotive may have lost its founder, but it has renewed an integral growth strategy – partnerships with Chinese automakers. The Mississippi-based electric car company has made an agreement with Chinese automaker JAC (Jianghuai Automobile Co.) to bring 2,000 battery electric ...

  • 0
    Report: Terry McAuliffe leaves MyCar EV startup
    1365616860

    Being one of the founders of an electric car company can be a bittersweet experience, as top executives at Aptera, Tesla and Fisker have found out. We can now add another name to the list: Terry McAuliffe, founder of GreenTech Automotive, quietly stepped out of the picture late last year. This ...

  • 0
    Video: Nissan New Mobility Concept is "perfect even for mom" [w/video]
    1362415800

    Nissan is taking the careful approach as it brings out its second electric vehicle. To show off the car's practicality, Nissan gave seven moms in suburban Japan the chance to test drive the New Mobility Concept vehicle to see how it works transporting their kids, going shopping and running ...

  • 0
    Official: Wheego adds LiFe EV dealer in Florida
    1360595220

    The change that the Nimnicht Family of Dealerships in Jacksonville, FL is applying to a former Hummer showroom could not be a better sign of the times. The showroom will become the newest dealership for Wheego Electric Cars, offering the full-speed Wheego LiFe and the low-speed Wheego Whip. The ...

  • 0
    Video: Toyota animates Ha:mo mobility network
    1353452040

    Automakers will be playing a much different role in cities in the near future, according to Toyota. Manufacturing cars and marketing them through their dealer networks may take a backseat to smart transportation and mobility. See also: Daimler's Car2go. Toyota's "Ha:mo" – Harmonious ...

  • 0
    Two Wheels: KLD, Cenntro working on a number of electric vehicle projects
    1352732520

    On- and off-road, multiple-use electric vehicles are being developed by two companies with experience in electric motor technology and powertrains. KLD Energy Technologies, which develops high-performance electric motor technology, and Cenntro Group Limited, a developer of powertrains fueled by ...

  • 0
    Report: First EcoCentre selling China-built NEVs opens near LA
    1350064740

    The Eco has landed. In this case, the first US EcoCentre, which specializes in selling neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs) made by China-based Liuzhou Wuling Special Purpose Vehicle Manufacturing Co., has opened for business, Plug In Cars reports. The EcoCentre, which is operated by Lincoln ...

  • 0
    Canadian man fighting for right to ride power-assisted e-bicycle
    1347277980

    A Canadian man is fighting in court for his right to ride a power-assisted electric bicycle. Chesley Earle, 25, who has a disability that impairs his ability to stand for long periods or walk long distances, saved his money for months to buy a bike powered by pedaling and electricity. He uses his ...

  • 0
    Does a DIY EV named Pius sound familiar to anyone else?
    1344377160

    Electric vehicle fans have been building their own do-it-yourself cars for years, and a Japanese company thinks it has just the thing to reach that market: a quirky little DIY EV kit. We're not saying Modi chose "Pius" as the product name as a crass way to trick that audience, just that the name ...

  • 0
    Official: Alvarez low-speed EVs unveiled in Vegas, coming soon to EcoCentres
    1343656140

    Every now and then, a new electric vehicle pops up unexpectedly on our radar, fully realized and just about ready for sale. They're usually low-speed electrics, and that's exactly the case with the line-up of EVs from Alvarez Electric Motors Company that was unveiled in Vegas last week at the ...

  • 0
    Opinion: GreenTech's low-speed MyCar may hurt electric vehicle momentum more than help
    1343565360

    Thanks, but no thanks. That's what the ostensible electric-vehicles advocates at Plug In Cars are saying about GreenTech Automotive and its proposed MyCar neighborhood-electric vehicle. With ex-Democratic National Committee chief Terry McAuliffe as its chairman, GreenTech is more notable for ...

  • 0
    Official: Mississippi automaker unveils $15k MyCar electric car, gets visit from Bill Clinton
    1342270620

    A Mississippi-based automaker unveiled a two-seat city electric vehicle and got visits from former President Bill Clinton (D) and state Gov. Haley Barbour (R) to mark the occasion. GreenTech Automotive's plug-in highlight was the low-speed MyCar, an EV that the company says will have a ...

  • 0
    Official: OK court rules neighborhood electric vehicle buyers can get $5,000 rebates
    1338897720

    One more reason to start blaring "Boomer Sooner. Oklahomans who felt that they didn't get a fair deal out of the state's generous tax rebate when they bought their Tomberlin neighborhood-electric vehicle (NEV) a few years back got their day in court recently and will now get their ...

  • 0
    Report: Renault could sell low-speed Twizy; Nissan considering Leaf battery leases
    1333228080

    If anyone wondered what right-hand-drive donuts in a really light electric-vehicle looked like, we all may soon find out. Renault may launch a low-speed version of its battery-electric Twizy in the UK next year in an effort to capitalize on a law allowing for unlicensed drivers for some smaller ...

Loading

Loading
Autoblog iPhone App