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27 February 2014

Platinum Equity exits NESCO to Energy Capital Partnersp

Los Angeles-based private equity firm Platinum Equity has completed its exit from fleet equipment rental company NESCO, which was sold to Energy Capital Partners.

27 February 2014

Tesla smashes $2bn note offering – a look back at funding milestonesp

California-based luxury electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla is set to raise $1.84bn from a convertible note offering in order to fund its 'Gigafactory' and development of next generation vehicles.

27 February 2014

Tesla to raise $1.84bn for ‘Gigafactory’p

TeslaModelS-170SQ California-based luxury electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla is set to raise $1.84bn from a convertible notes offering in order to fund its 'Gigafactory' and development of next generation vehicles.

20 February 2014

Ride-sharing firm Sidecar raises $10m, launches new marketplace

Ride-sharing app Sidecar has raised $10m in Series B funding from Union Square Ventures, Correlation Ventures, Avalon Ventures, and SoftBank Capital.

19 February 2014

Wanxiang wins Fisker auction for $149.2mp

fisker kama 170_170 SQ China's Wanxiang Group has won the auction for bankrupt luxury PEV manufacturer Fisker Automotive Holdings with a $149.2m bid - almost six times the figure Fisker was seeking when it filed for bankruptcy.

18 February 2014

High-Tech Gruenderfonds, Bayern Kapital seed invest e-bike company

German seed-stage investment firm High-Tech Gruenderfonds and technology investor Bayern Kapital are providing seed funding along with a business angel into e-bike drive systems developer Fazua.

17 February 2014

E-Car Club secures £500,000 investment from Ignite via Centrica

UK-based electric car club E-Car Club has secured £500,000 in investment from social investment fund Ignite Social Enterprise, backed by UK energy company Centrica.

14 February 2014

Quantum Fuel Systems to raise capital through stock offering

biogas_170 Lake Forest, California-based natural gas fuel storage systems developer Quantum Fuel Systems is set to raise capital through a stock offering.

14 February 2014

Liquid fuel cell developer Oorja closes Series Ep

Fremont, California-based liquid fuel cell developer Oorja has closed Series E funding, bringing on new investor Mingxin.

7 February 2014

Sustainable transport firm Sunrise changes name to Greenkraftp

Santa Ana, California-based sustainable transport firm Greenkraft has officially changed its name from Sunrise Global.

5 February 2014

EDF Energy supplies €300m debt to PEV developer Eon Motors

French electric vehicle developer Eon Motors has received €300m from EDF Energy to aid in its development of its Weez PEV.

4 February 2014

PE firm 3i sells up German car parts manufacturer Hilitep

UK-based private equity firm 3i is reportedly preparing to sell German car parts maker Hilite International in a deal which could see the asset valued at more than €400m.

4 February 2014

Sustainable transport firm Greenkraft raises $2.5mp

Santa Ana, California-based sustainable transport firm Greenkraft has raised $2.5m in funding.

3 February 2014

WPX Faserkeramik raises seed financing from HTGF

Cologne, Germany-based provider of metal refining solutions WPX Faserkeramik has raised seed financing from High-Tech Gründerfonds Management.

31 January 2014

Scoot Networks brings funding to $2.254mp

San Francisco, California-based Scoot Networks has raised $2.254m from an undisclosed investor.

29 January 2014

PEV drive system developer Clean Wave Technologies raises $8.762mp

Mountain View, California-based PEV drive-system developer Clean Wave Technologies has raised $8.762m in funding.

23 January 2014

US DOE providing $50m for vehicle technology R&Dp

The US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has announced $50m in funding to accelerate research and development of new vehicle technologies giving drivers and businesses more transportation options whilst also protecting the environment.

16 January 2014

UK electric motor developer YASA receives £5m

Oxford, UK-based electric motor developer YASA Motors has received investment of £5m.

15 January 2014

Transport and logistics planner Eyefreight raises €9m

Utrecht, Netherlands-based transport and logistics planner Eyefreight has raised €9m in funding from De Hoge Dennen Capital and Global Cleantech Capital.

15 January 2014

Tesla expects revenues to exceed guidance in Q4 by 20 per cent

Palo Alto, California-based luxury plug in electric vehicle developer Tesla's sales in the fourth quarter of 2013 were the highest in company history by a significant margin.

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