World’s fastest EV charger gives drivers 120 miles in 8 minutes

Posted on Friday, April 27th, 2018 by

Swiss company ABB has released a DC fast charger capable of recharging an EV nearly three times faster than Tesla’s Supercharger… if only there was a car that could handle that kind of electron flow(Credit: ABB) Swiss company ABB has launched its Terra High Power DC fast charger, which can put out an impressive 350 […]

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LA launches all-electric car sharing program

Posted on Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 by

This should make it a lot easier for Angelenos not to own a car. I argued a long time ago that governments should invest in car sharing. It seems the authorities in Los Angeles are inclined to agree. Because the city’s Department of Transport—in partnership with a subsidiary of French transportation company the Bolloré Group—has […]

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World’s first electrified road for charging vehicles opens in Sweden

Posted on Thursday, April 12th, 2018 by

The world’s first electrified road that recharges the batteries of cars and trucks driving on it has been opened in Sweden. About 2km (1.2 miles) of electric rail has been embedded in a public road near Stockholm, but the government’s roads agency has already drafted a national map for future expansion. Sweden’s target of achieving […]

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A living moss tire that cleans the air as you drive

Posted on Thursday, March 8th, 2018 by

If you’re thinking that conventional tires aren’t quite up to snuff for the greenest possible electric vehicle driving experience, run right out and buy yourself a cigar. Some of the world’s most forward-thinking automotive engineers have been tackling the problem, and engineers at Goodyear have come up with a solution: moss. That’s right, […]

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This Swedish electric car comes with 5 years of free electricity

Posted on Thursday, December 7th, 2017 by

Uniti is on a mission to create an intelligent, small electric car – and they just partnered with energycompany E.ON to provide customers with five years of free solar energy. Uniti is just a couple days away from the worldwide debut of the vehicle Sustainability drives Uniti, and they wanted to go a step further than manufacturing an electric car, considering that vehicle’s source […]

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Hyundai is building a battery 50% larger than Tesla’s megabattery in South Australia

Posted on Thursday, December 7th, 2017 by

As of late, Hyundai has shown several signs of moving away from fuel cell hydrogen and investing more into battery-powered electric vehicles. For example, the Korean automaker recently confirmed plans for a new platform for long-range EVs. Now it sounds like this new platform could also make use of a next generation battery technology.  The Korea […]

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Metal recyclers prepare for electric car revolution

Posted on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 by

Recycling companies are honing processes to extract metals from old batteries more cheaply and efficiently so they can capitalize on an expected shortfall in materials such as cobalt and lithium when sales of electric cars take off. An employee sorts used primary non-rechargeable Lithium-ion batteries before being recycled by the German recycling firm Accurec in […]

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Fisker patents EV battery with a range of 500 miles that can be charged in 1 minute

Posted on Thursday, November 16th, 2017 by

It might sound too good to be true – but Fisker is working on an electric vehicle battery that can charge up to 100% in just one minute. They’ve reportedly made a breakthrough in solid-state batteries– and their technology could allow an EV to travel 500 miles after a single charge. Designer Henrik Fisker relaunched his EV venture last year, and since then he […]

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Dutch students grow their own biodegradable car

Posted on Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 by

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (Reuters) – What’s made of sugar, can carry four people and travel at 50 miles (80 km) per hour? A biodegradable car, whose inventors say could be the next step in environmentally friendly motoring. The lightweight electric car, created by students in the Netherlands, is made of a resin derived from sugar […]

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How The Airpod Will Change Transportation And Carry A Father’s Legacy

Posted on Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 by

The Airpod is a zero-pollution, air-powered car that wants to change transportation. At 4 a.m., bleary-eyed and barely awake, I spoke with Cyril Nègre on the other side of the world. He was Skyping with me from France, where the company established by his father, Motor Development International (MDI), was quietly working on a form […]

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