The 25,000 EVs will constitute most of GE’s fleet. NEWS | TRANSPORTATION MICHAEL KANELLOS: NOVEMBER 11, 2010 The electric car industry has clamored for a case study to showcase they economics of electric cars. General Electric is giving them one. The conglomerate said it would purchase 25,000 electric cars for its fleet. GE’s global car fleet right[…]
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.
I had a chance to visit with Jim Ruby, Manager of Fleet Services, and Greg Nishihira, Business Manager of Fleet Services at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD.) We talked about fleet operations at UCSD that support numerous university functions and the many programs that Jim and Greg are spearheading to achieve sustainable transportation for the school. Here is part 1 of our conversation, with Fleet Services photos showing electric, hybrid and alternative fuel vehicles in action in and around the UCSD campus.
KPBS reporter Sharon Heilbrunn asks San Diegans if they would be willing to switch to electrical cars. San Diego Speaks: Electric Cars Courtesy KPBS, San Diego httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0K_DxbK50yg