Sunday, August 23, 2009

Coolest charging station in the world

Norwegian EV activist Leif Egge has become the inaugural user of the first floating recharge station I've heard about. Stena Line is now offering car charging on its Scandanavian ferries. Leif got wine, a good night's sleep and a full charge.

Read his full post here on his excellent website If you want to get a sense of the international appeal of electric cars, check out the members. Sign up while your there.

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Obama announces $2.4 billion for EV projects

President Obama today announced $2.4 billion for battery and electric car manufacturing and deployment efforts. Green Car Congress has the full rundown of recipients.

Congratulations to San Francisco City College for the $500,000 it will receive for educational programs for secondary students; service personnel, and technicians in partnership with Chabot College; Central Shops; Pat’s Garage; and Perfect Sky Inc.