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4 hrs ago | JK on the run

GM puts wireless charge pads that might actually work with your phone into new Cadillacs

GM's first car capable of charging your smartphone without a cord will be a Cadillac, not a Chevy Volt.

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Related Topix: Cadillac ATS, Cadillac, Coupe, Sedan, Chevrolet Volt, Wagon, Hybrid, Hatchback, Cadillac CTS, Chevrolet, SUV, Cadillac Escalade, Automakers, General Motors

8 hrs ago | SlashGear.com

Smartphone battery "holy grail" may double life in near future

This week the folks behind a paper published in Nature Nanotechnology have suggested they've stabilized the "holy grail" of batteries.

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Related Topix: Hybrid

11 hrs ago | GreenCarReports

Plug-In Electric Cars: How To Buy A Second Charging Cable

If you own a plug-in electric car, what's the best way to get a second charging cable to supplement the one that came with your vehicle? It all started when reader Brandt Buffham of Santa Clarita, California, bought a Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid sedan.

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Related Topix: Ford Fusion Energi, Ford, Sedan, Wagon, Ford C-Max Energi, Hatchback, Ford Focus Electric, Hybrid, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet

12 hrs ago | WJRT

Advanced Lithium-Ion Battery Simulation Tools Available

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Department of Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

12 hrs ago | Autoblog

Official: Cadillac ELR next EV to get Plugless Power wireless charging tech

Evatran has been testing its Plugless Power wireless charging systems for electric vehicles in the Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf for years now and made the tech commercially available early this year.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Cadillac, Cadillac ELR, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Nissan Leaf, Nissan

12 hrs ago | Neowin.net

'Holy grail' of batteries could double mobile usage time

The current lithium ion batteries on the market only contain lithium in the electrolyte.

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Related Topix: Hybrid

16 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

GM's Race to the 200-Mile Electric Car

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Hatchback, Chevrolet Sonic, Sedan, Chevrolet, Chevrolet Spark, Hybrid, Chevrolet Volt, Coupe, Cadillac, Cadillac ELR, Business News

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Detroit News

Akerson: 'We all' misread problems in GM's recall crisis

'General Motors deserves no praise. We did what we should do,' said Dan Akerson, former president and CEO.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet

Automotive News

Acura TLX: The storm before the calm

The NSX supercar arrives in 2015 with a compact, direct-injection V-6 combined with a lithium ion battery pack.

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Related Topix: Acura, Acura TLX, Sedan, Coupe, Acura NSX, Hatchback, Hybrid, Wagon, Acura TSX, Acura TL

Engadget

Next-generation lithium cells will double your phone's battery life

The lithium ion batteries in your mobile devices are inherently limited by the "ion" part of their name; they can safely use lithium only in the part of the cell that supplies ions, wasting a lot of potential energy.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Gadgets

VentureBeat

3 reasons why Tesla can scale where others have failed

Check out this article! http://venturebeat.com/2014/07/27/3-reasons-why-tesla-can-scale-where-others-have-failed/ NOTE: GrowthBeat is less than 2 weeks out! VentureBeat is gathering the best and brightest in modern digital marketing to help declutter the landscape, simplify the functions, clarify the goals, and point the way to success.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Hybrid, Valence Technology, Electronics

GreenCarReports

New Lithium-Ion Battery Uses Peroxide To Boost Energy Density By 7 Times: Report

Finding ways of improving that chemistry is therefore very important--the aim being to make future electric car batteries cheaper, more stable and more energy-dense for longer range.

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Related Topix: Hybrid

Sat Jul 26, 2014

TechCrunch

BMW Vs. Tesla: A Real Live Innovator's Dilemma

Jill Lepore genereated quite a fracas in Silicon Valley with her New Yorker article that questions disruptive innovation and posits that large incumbent companies often survive and subsume disruptive technology with small incremental gains.

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Related Topix: BMW Motorcycle, Motorcycles, BMW, BMW i3, Hatchback, Tesla Model S, Sedan, Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Chevrolet

Christian Science Monitor

Rules for quiet electric cars have to be delayed, automakers say

Justin Miller makes a phone call as he charges his 2013 Nissan Leaf electric car.

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Related Topix: Nissan Leaf, Hatchback, Nissan, Hybrid, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet

Hack a day

Ask Hackaday: Graphene Capacitors On Kickstarter

Last week, we heard of an interesting Kickstarter that puts a capacitor and charging circuit in the same space as a AA battery.

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Related Topix: Hybrid

American Society for Quality

Silicon Sponge Improves Lithium-Ion Battery Performance

The lithium-ion batteries that power our laptops and electric vehicles could store more energy and run longer on a single charge with the help of a sponge-like silicon material.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Chemistry, Science, UC San Diego

Hack a day

Electric "Microkart" Has Tons of Kick

When you're building an electric go kart, you really have two options. Convert a normal gasoline powered one by swapping out the power plant Or build it from scratch! [Ganharr] opted for the for the latter to save some money, and to design it just the way he wanted.

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Related Topix: Hybrid

Fri Jul 25, 2014

BenzConnection

2015 European Car Of The Year Nominees Announced

The title of European Car of the Year is one all manufacturers selling in Europe want to win, and there's sure to be hot debate over 2015's victor now the nominations list has been revealed in full.

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Related Topix: Audi TT, Audi, Coupe, Hatchback, Convertible, smart fortwo, Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Chevrolet, Nissan Leaf, Nissan

Autoblog

Official: Tommykaira ZZ ready for a customizable EV closeup

Tesla Roadster ? What Tesla Roadster? Japanese automaker GLM and Japan racing-car maker Tommykaira are putting the finishing touches on one very cool electric roadster.

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Related Topix: Tesla Roadster, Convertible, Japan, World News

Planning

Mall unveils new solar powered car charging stations

July 25 --In the parking lot outside the food court at the Mall at Robinson , a silver Chevy Volt sat in a space painted with a green and white electric vehicle decal, waiting for a jolt.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Alternative Energy, Mount Lebanon, PA

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