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23 min ago | INAUTONEWS

[VIDEO] Renovo Coupe gets detailed in new clip

The 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance has seen, besides some premieres, the debut of the Renovo Coupe.

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Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, Hybrid

2 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

How Tesla will help bring renewable energy to your business or home

Tesla Motors and other manufacturers have set their sites on achieving lower lithium-ion battery costs through economies of scale, which should enable power storage systems for solar energy.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Tesla Motors, Startups, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Scientific American

Secretive Company Claims Battery Breakthrough

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.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet

The Globe and Mail

Tesla shopping around for ideal 'Gigafactory' site

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.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV, Hybrid, Marketing

GigaOM

Startup Sakti3 says its battery could double the range of a Tesla Model S

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)

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Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, Hybrid

The Motley Fool

Tesla Motors, Inc. Is Itching for More and Better Batteries

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.

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Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Startups, Tesla Model S, Sedan, Hybrid, Department of Energy, Chemistry, Science

The Georgia Straight

Vancouver says yes to more electric vehicles

Michael DeVisser of Ohm Cycles shows off the company's XU700 LS model at the Vancouver Electric Vehicle Association's 2014 ElectraFest show.

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Related Topix: Porsche, Convertible, Porsche Boxster, Hybrid, Nissan Leaf, Hatchback, Nissan, Mitsubishi i-MiEV, Mitsubishi

TechEBlog

HexHog is the Ultimate All-Terrain Wheelchair, Complete with 6 Wheels

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.

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Related Topix: Hybrid

The Washington Post

Nice try, this is no Tesla

On the left, the heavyweight champ of electric cars, the Tesla Model S. On the right, the Mercedes B-class electric.

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Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, The Washington Post Company, Hybrid, Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hatchback, Toyota, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, US Politics, US News

CanadianDriver

State of Charge: Chevy Volt Road Trip Notes and 2016 Volt Rumours

It seemed appropriate to take a Chevrolet Volt for a family road trip to watch global soccer powerhouses Real Madrid play Manchester United in Michigan.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Tesla Model S, Sedan, Travel

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Engadget

Discarded car batteries could become low-cost solar cells

It's great that manufacturers recover lead from discarded car batteries to use in new ones, since lead production from ores yields toxic residues.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Gadgets

Domestic Fuel

Adomani Ev Bus Approved in California

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.

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

GreenCarReports

2016 Chevy Volt Price, VW XL1 Influence, Electric-Car Range Logic: Today's Car News

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.

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Related Topix: Volkswagen, Coupe, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Chevrolet

GreenCarReports

Could Less-Pricey 2016 Chevy Volt Undercut Plug-In Hybrids?

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.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Coupe, Wagon, Ford Focus, Ford, Sedan, Chevrolet Cruze

TreeHugger

Explore how an EV or plug-in would perform on your commute

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.

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Related Topix: UC Davis, Honda Civic, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Honda, Hatchback, Sedan, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Nissan Leaf, Nissan, Autos

Triple Pundit

DOE Looks Beyond Lithium with 'EV Everywhere' Grand Challenge

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."

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Hybrid

Ubergizmo

HexHog Brings You Offroad In A Wheelchair

Most of us would think of wheelchairs to be pretty heavy modes of moving around when it comes to the mobility impaired, although the far more expensive ones do come in an extremely light form factor.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Gadgets

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Motley Fool

Tesla Motors, Inc. Stock Hits All-Time Highs -- What You Need to Know

At $267, the stock is up about 800% in the past two years, and about 75% year to date.

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Related Topix: Hybrid

Autoblog

Recharge Wrap-up: DOE's $55M in clean car funding; Volt, Fisker leader Posawatz to INRIX

The US Department of Energy is investing over $55 million in 31 projects for more efficient vehicles.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, California, California Government

Laughing Squid

The Renovo Coupe, An All-Electric Car With a Shelby American Chassis

The Renovo Coupe is an all-electric car by Renovo Motors that uses a Shelby American chassis based on the classic Shelby Daytona Coupe racer.

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Related Topix: Hybrid

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