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The 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance has seen, besides some premieres, the debut of the Renovo Coupe.
Sakti3's technology is solid-state battery produced with the same thin-film deposition process used to make flat panel displays and photovoltaic solar cells.
On the outskirts of Reno, Nev., an inconspicuous excavation site marks the first visual sign of a project that has become the biggest economic development prize in the United States - a colossal factory designed to help the world's best-known electric car company turn the automobile industry on its head.
It's been quite awhile since we've heard anything from battery startup Sakti3. The seven-year-old University of Michigan spin-out has been heads down working on a high performance " solid-state " lithium ion battery and on Wednesday announced that it's produced a battery that can double the range of an electric car or double the usage time of a ... (more)
But the Gigafactory won't exactly build cars. The plan for the project is to remove the biggest bottleneck in Tesla's manufacturing process by pumping out enormous volumes of lithium-ion batteries.
Michael DeVisser of Ohm Cycles shows off the company's XU700 LS model at the Vancouver Electric Vehicle Association's 2014 ElectraFest show.
Most wheelchairs are not made to go off-road, this one is. Introducing HexHog, a battery-powered, joystick-controlled wheelchair ATV hybrid that boasts a patented flexing chassis for high-level stability.
On the left, the heavyweight champ of electric cars, the Tesla Model S. On the right, the Mercedes B-class electric.
It's great that manufacturers recover lead from discarded car batteries to use in new ones, since lead production from ores yields toxic residues.
In this Ethanol Report, RFA Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper gives some of the major findings of a new report that shows ethanol is the world's lowest cost motor fuel and octane source.
Today's news is all about the future. A low-priced 2016 Chevrolet Volt has the potential to undercut plug-in hybrids while, further out, technology from the Volkswagen XL1 may influence the next Golf compact.
Now it appears that the upcoming 2016 Chevrolet Volt may possibly have two model variants, one of them targeting a base price of $30,000.
From apps for locating chargers to EV-specific roadside assistance , we've already seen many ways that technology can help alleviate the much-talked about range anxiety of would-be electric vehicle owners.
Aiming to advance development of efficient-vehicle technologies, the U.S. Department of Energy last week announced it will provide $55 million in funding for 31 projects "to accelerate research and development of critical vehicle technologies that will improve fuel efficiency and reduce costs."
At $267, the stock is up about 800% in the past two years, and about 75% year to date.
The US Department of Energy is investing over $55 million in 31 projects for more efficient vehicles.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 03:29 am
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