French Company Bolloré Brings 100% Electric Car Sharing to Indianapolis

By:   Christian Okolski Just over a week ago, the French industrial company Bolloré Group put out a press release to announce the launch of its 100 percent electric car-share service in Indianapolis.  The launch of this service, dubbed BlueIndy, coincided with the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) annual conference, which was also held in Indianapolis.  To commemorate the occasion, the City’s [...]

Now Owned by Chinese firm Wanxiang, Fisker Automotive Returns

By:   Christian Okolski As the emerging electric vehicle market continues to grow and automakers continue to release new models, an old EV maker is trying to make a comeback.  After announcing its bankruptcy last fall, Fisker Automotive has been revived and is now owned by a Chinese company called Wanxiang Group Corp.  The EV maker [...]

Electric Truck Update: Smith Electric is Back in Business, Secures $42 Million

By:   Christian Okolski Back on April 10th, this blog covered the state of the electric truck market in the United States.  One of the most notable parts of that post detailed how Smith Electric Vehicles, the Country’s leading manufacturer of all-electric trucks and vans, had suspended production last year.  Regardless, Smith’s CEO, Bryan Hansel, went [...]