Archives for February 2014

VW Plug-In-Hybrid Golf

Volkswagen have revealed its new MK7 Golf GTE plug-in hybrid at the 2014 Geneva International Motor Show. This will mark a significant milestone for the European auto market, as VW’s most popular model will now be available with a range of powertrains (petrol, diesel, CNG, PHEV and fully electric). The Golf GTE has a 1.4-liter, 148 hp turbocharged […]

Toyota Begin Testing Wireless Charging

Toyota will begin verification testing of its newly developed wireless charging system in late February. Toyota developed the system in cooperation with a company called Witricity, which the automaker has been cooperating with for several years. Toyota’s Satoshi Ogiso had said earlier in the year that the next-generation Prius Plug-in Hybrid would include a wireless charging option. […]

ESB are looking for 24 EV ambassadors

Would you like to have the use of an EV for free? well, Irish electricity provider ESB is looking for 24 more electric vehicle (EV) ambassadors, it’s open to  all kinds of age groups, professions and commuting patterns, as part of the second-year instalment of its Great Electric Drive. The selected e-car ambassadors will trial one of […]