VESPA: First Electric Scooter is Coming in 2018

One year to the day from the announcement that Vespa was getting its first electric option, parent company Piaggio has returned to the Milan Motorcycle Show and let loose (almost) all the information about the forthcoming scooter. What’s missing, unfortunately, is the price. There’s also no exact window on when it will ship in 2018. …

MATT MCGRATH: Are Vehicles Greener on the Other Side as Well

With Matt McGrath, BBC journalist specialized in reporting on science and ecology, we discussed the steps that are being taken in the United Kingdom to alleviate the apparent climatic changes caused by the increased concentration of carbon dioxide. Ever since the European Commission warned the government of the United Kingdom about the poor quality of …

ABB delivers 117 electric vehicle charging stations for German highways

ABB will deliver 117 electric vehicle charging stations to the German utility EnBV, the Swiss engineering company said. These are now increasingly being installed on Europe’s motorways to accommodate a new generation of electric vehicles from makers such as Tesla, Porsche and BMW with long range batteries. ABB has so far delivered more than 5,000 networked …

This electric school bus is coming to the US in 2019

You’d be hard-pressed to find a vehicle type today that isn’t in the process of being electrified by some major manufacturer. If it has wheels or rotors or wings, someone out there is trying to replace the gas tank with a battery. Even some of our most iconic vehicles are slated for electric conversion. Today, Daimler, …

The Lamborghini Terzo Millennio is a brutally fantastic EV supercar concept

This car, the Terzo Millennio (“third millenium”), built in collaboration with MIT, is very much a Lamborghini approach to the EV performance car. To begin with, it is obviously nothing else but a Lamborghini. There’s some advanced tech here, too, as you might imagine with MIT’s involvement. The most notable is the supercapacitor energy storage …

ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING INFRASTRUCTURE: Terra 53 multi-standard DC charging station

The Terra 53 combines industry standardization with fast charging technology to support all current and next generation vehicles. Its multi-protocol design allows for easy tailoring to support CCS and CHAdeMO 1.0, as well as the EN61851-1 standard for AC charging (Type 2, Mode 3). All ABB chargers come with Internet based Connected services to allow …