Here is a look at what is happening worldwide with the electric drive and related topics.
- Renault-Nissan Alliance In China. The Renault-Nissan Alliance continues its foray into China by inking a deal to form a partnership with the local government of the Guangzhou Municipality in order to promote electric vehicles, EV, according to DETNews.
- Low-Carbon Fuel Standard Hits California. By January 1, California will continue its crusade to lower the “life-cycle carbon intensity” of fuels consumed by cars, trucks, and other vehicles by 10% over the next decade. According to TechnologyReview, fuel distributors will need to reduce the carbon intensity of their fuel by blending in low-carbon fuels such as cellulosic biofuels, or by purchasing low-carbon credits earned by other firms that beat the standard.
- Tesla Model S, Hello Downey, Goodbye Long Beach. Tesla Motors has decided over whether to build its upcoming Model S in Long Beach or Downey, California. And the winner is, Downey! According to Wired, the electric vehicle, EV maker has chosen Downey… or have they yet?
- Flux Power Incorporated Integrates Alternative Energy. Alternative energy is a hot item now days for battery makers and component assembly. According to EcoFriendNews, Flux Power Incorporated is introducing a lithium battery system to serve as backbone technology for the EV, Solar, Wind, Industrial and Peak-Shaving industries.
That’s it for now, stay tuned for more.