Posts tagged: Chevrolet Volt

Electric Vehicles to be 35% of Global New Car Sales by 2040

The electric vehicle revolution could turn out to be more dramatic than governments and oil companies have yet realized, according to new research. A new study by Bloomberg New Energy Finance suggests that further, big reductions in battery prices lie ahead, and that during the 2020s EVs will become a more economic option than gasoline […]

Electric-Car Drivers Trading Gas for Solar Power

By DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writer     DETROIT (AP) — Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight. Solar panels installed on the roof of a home or garage can easily generate enough electricity to power an electric or plug-in gas-electric hybrid vehicle. The […]

Green Tech Trends to Look Out for in 2014

The New Year means that many of us will be making resolutions – plans to better ourselves, do something to better others or even do something to better the environment. We’ve only got one planet, and developing less harmful technology is going to be even more important in the future to ensure that our planet […]

OnStar’s Smart Grid Gets Smarter with Solar Power

OnStar provides roadside assistance, monitors your family, and gives turn-by-turn directions. And now it can charge an electric vehicle. By teaming up with TimberRock Energy Solutions Inc., OnStar will realize the first “real world” use of their Smart Grid system: using aggregation software and solar charging canopies with integrated storage to manage the flow of […]

Electric Cars on the Comeback

Guest Post by Sarah Parker Electric cars (EVs) have been enjoying a comeback over the past few years. Models such as the Chevy Volt and the the Smart ED have grown in popularity, and most major car manufacturers that don’t already have plans to start making them do within the next ten years. Eco-conscious consumers […]