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    Official: Audi, MIT, GE start cab ridesharing study in New York City

    Audi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) and General Electric are getting together to study something that won't likely be thrilling for New York City cab drivers. But there are bigger fish to fry and keeping cabbies happy. The German automaker is working with MIT's Senseable City Lab ...

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    Report: GE having second thoughts about EVs, eyeing CNG option

    It shouldn't be surprising that a company with the word electric in its name would want to plug into the growth of EVs. Even so, when General Electric announced in 2010 that it would buy 25,000 electric vehicles by 2015, the sheer size of the bulk buy made headlines, for the size of the ...

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    Official: First Sanya Skypump puts wind in your 'tank' near Barcelona, Spain

    Sometimes, a clever name sends a clear, defining message. With the Skypump, Urban Green Energy and GE, have portmanteued two simple words about their new product – a wind-powered electric vehicle charging station – into a name that says, hey, this is something different. Of course, ...

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    Official: GE says WattStations not to blame for Nissan Leaf charging problems

    It's not us. That's what General Electric is saying after reports surfaced that some charging stations – namely, its GE WattStations – were causing the on-board charger in some Nissan Leafs to be damaged. General Electric says it's a software issue specific to Nissan's electric car, ...

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    Report: Nissan Leaf doesn't play nice with GE's WattStation

    General Electric's WattStation home charging stations are damaging the on-board chargers of some Nissan Leafs, causing GE to acknowledge issues with the station and to work with Nissan on solving the issue, according to recent reports. One Nissan dealership in the San Francisco Bay Area sent ...

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    Two Wheels: Brammo gets GE Capital financing to sell more e-bikes

    More plug-in motorcycles? We're in, says General Electric. GE Capital reached an agreement with Brammo to provide financing necessary for the e-bike maker to expand its inventory. The agreement will help Oregon-based Brammo expand its dealer network. This isn't the first time GE has stood behind ...

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    Report: GE says WattStation Connect EV-charger locator is a potential revenue generator

    Yes, you can make some extra cash by letting electric-vehicle drivers charge up at your house. That's the pitch from General Electric for its WattStation Connect cloud-based program that lets homeowners publicize their availability and charging rates, according to Wired. While PlugShare and ...

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    Report: General Electric CEO says electric vehicles will reach 'tipping point'

    True belief or wishful thinking? That's the question some may ask about General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt and his statement that electric vehicles will become more than a just niche market in the U.S. Immelt, speaking at a Detroit automotive conference on Tuesday, said GE will continue to invest ...

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    Coda partners with GE Wattstation on Level 2 charging station

    A Level 2 home charging solution is a critical bit of kit for any electric vehicle manufacturer. GM offers the Voltec home charger to pair with the Chevy Volt. Nissan offers the somewhat pricey AeroVironment charging station for the Nissan Leaf. And Coda has signed on General Electric to provide ...

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    Nissan, GE ink deal to fast track electric vehicle adoption

    Who's ready for more EVs? General Electric and Nissan – the manufacturer of the zero-emissions Leaf – have signed a two-year deal to collectively explore ways to promote the widespread adoption of electric vehicles here in the United States and around the globe. Mark Little, director ...

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    General Motors and GE team up to accelerate plug-in vehicle deployment in China

    Two years after it was saved by a federal government bailout in the U.S., General Motors is over in China trumpeting its latest investments there. With its Chinese joint venture partner, Shanghai Automotive Industrial Corp. (SAIC), GM manufactures Buick, Chevy and Cadillac vehicles in China, ...

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    Ask Better Place's Shai Agassi a question

    Recently, Ecomagination, General Electric's cleantech and sustainable infrastructure website, interviewed Shai Agassi, the founder and chief executive officer of battery swap specialist Better Place. Questions centered on how Better Place will forever change the notion that electric vehicles are ...

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    PSA Peugeot Citroen teams with GE for Europe-wide electric vehicle leasing

    The road to 25,000 EVs is paved one car at at time. At the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show,PSA Peugeot Citroen and General Electric signed an agreement that calls for the co-development of e-mobility in Europe. The non-exclusive agreement, will see GE Capital lease Peugeot and Citroen electric ...

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    Hertz Global Electric Vehicle program expands to China

    Hertz Rent-a-Car has announced the expansion of its Global Electric Vehicle initiative to China, making Hertz the first rental agency to offer plug-in vehicles on three continents (North America, Europe and Asia). To make rental electric vehicles feasible in China, Hertz is taking a three-pronged ...

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    GE, Lowe's partner to sell WattStation home charger

    Announced today at the Plug-In 2011 Conference, GE Energy Industrial Solutions and home improvement giant Lowe's will team up to offer consumers the wall-mounted, residential-use General Electric WattStation plug-in vehicle charger. Starting in August, Lowe's will stock the GE WattStation at ...

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    GE unveils EV Solar Carport in Connecticut

    On Thursday, Luis Ramírez, chief executive officer of General Electric energy industrial solutions, joined Connecticut Governor, Dannel Malloy, to unveil and celebrate the grand opening of GE's Electric Vehicle (EV) Solar Carport in Plainville, CT. The EV Solar Carport project, hailed by ...

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    GE, Naza Group to explore potential for electric vehicles in Malaysia

    General Electric and Malaysian automotive group Naza have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore the potential for electric vehicles in Southeast Asian nation. GE Asean chief executive officer, Stuart Dean, expects strong synergies to result from the collaboration and says that the ...

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    GE to host seven-city Electric Vehicle Experience Tour

    General Electric, the corporation that, back in November of 2010, committed to purchasing 25,000 plug-in vehicles, including 12,000 Chevy Volts by 2015, will host a seven-city Electric Vehicle Experience Tour aimed at educating the public on plug-in vehicle technology and deployment. GE has ...

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    GE, Siemens will compete with electric vehicle charger startups

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    Massive corporations such as General Electric and Siemens AG are getting ready to compete with lesser-known startups like Ecotality, Coulomb Technologies and Aerovironment for your electric vehicle charging dollars. GE is ...

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    GE debuts dual-battery "electric bus of the future"

    Arguably, one of the biggest drawbacks for electric vehicles (EVs) is a rather high price tag. While battery technology has rapidly evolved in the past few years, even the latest advancements have failed to make EVs cost competitive with conventional autos. On Thursday, General Electric debuted ...


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