Archives for July 2014

Eight Generation Passat To Have Plug-in Option

Volkswagen’s eighth-generation Passat, unveiled this week at the Volkswagen Design Centre in Potsdam, offers 10 different powertrain options, including a PHEV(Plug-in-Hybrid Electric Vehicle) version. All versions are equipped with a stop-start system and a regenerative braking mode. The brand-new plug-in Passat features a 115 kW (154 hp) TSI gasoline engine and an 80 kW electric […]

Volvo Announce All New XC90 Plug-In-Hybrid

Volvo has just announced that its all-new XC90 will become the “world’s most powerful and cleanest SUV” when it launches later this year.  That title  won’t be held for long, as the Tesla Model X will be launching in 2015. Volvo Cars’ all-new XC90 will be the world’s most powerful and cleanest SUV • All-wheel drive, seven […]

Search for Innovative Communal Electric Vehicle Charging Solutions

SEAI, Enterprise Ireland and ESB launch Ireland’s first Small Business Innovation Research competition with up to €200,000 to develop prototype demonstration 30th June 2014- The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) in co-operation with Enterprise Ireland and ESB have launched Ireland’s first Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) competition.  The competition’s first target is smart solutions […]