Daily Archives: January 20, 2015

DARPA awards Phase 2 SBIR contract for HEV motorcycle prototype

SilentHawk-DARPA awards Phase 2 SBIR contract for HEV motorcycle prototype

Logos Technologies recently received a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award from DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) to continue development of the SilentHawk military motorcycle in partnership with California’s Alta Motors (formerly BRD).

Report: Hyundai to cut price of FCV in Korea to compete with Toyota

Hyundai to cut price of FCV in Korea to compete with Toyota

The Korea Herald reports that unnamed sources say that Hyundai has decided to lower the price of the Tucson fuel cell sport utility vehicle to compete with Toyota’s Mirai fuel cell car .

Nissan LEAF is best-selling EV in Europe for fourth year in a row

Nissan LEAF is best-selling EV in Europe for fourth year in a row

The battery-electric Nissan LEAF has topped its own European sales record with a 33% increase in European sales in 2014 over the previous year, taking 26% of the burgeoning electric car market with 14,658 sales out of a total 56,393, according to figures from Nissan. Nissan and its partner Renault together accounted for a full 46% of the EV market in Europe in 2014.

Ford of Europe designer Stefan Lamm joins VW’s Seat brand

Stefan Lamm - Ford of Europe designer Stefan Lamm joins VW's Seat brand

Volkswagen’s Seat brand has recruited Ford of Europe designer Stefan Lamm as its new head of exterior design.

Ford’s German production to raise as demand rebounds

Ford's German production to raise as demand rebounds - Ford’s Cologne plant

Ford will increase production of its Fiesta and three other models in Germany to meet growing demand in some of the region’s key markets.