EV Battery Standards

Good news from the SAE publication, Automotive Engineering International, September 7, 2010, issue, AEI-Online.org, page 10, “SAE standards bring order to EV battery world.”  140 volunteers from 80 countries has joined the Battery Standards Committee. Each of 10 taskforces is working to develop a new standard.  Here are the ones identified: J2929 – Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Propulsion Battery[…]

Edison2 Wins $5 Million Mainstream Class Prize in the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE

Edison2, a Lynchburg, Virginia, automotive innovation company led by Charlottesville developer and racing entrepreneur Oliver Kuttner, was presented a $5 million prize at the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE awards ceremony at the Historical Society of Washington, DC.

Pricing Announced for CNG Powered Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana Full-Size Vans

The fully integrated and dedicated Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) option, available this fall for Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-size vans, will be priced at $15,910 MSRP, General Motors announced Tuesday 08/31/2010.

Welcome New Board Members

Jennifer Case, CEO of New Leaf Biofuels, and Paul Manasjan, Director of Environmental Affairs San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, have accepted the invitation to join our Board of Directors.  Also a delayed welcome to Heather Shepard, Partner in Wiser Ventures, a recent addition to the board who has already started contributing to the Coalition[…]