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Fisker files patents on solid-state battery tech

Reborn automaker Fisker has filed patents for a new type of solid-state battery technology that it says could lead to much greater energy density and …

Next-gen Tesla Roadster will be the fastest car ever produced

The Tesla Semi promises to revolutionize the trucking industry, with unpredictable effects on our economy and society. But for lovers of electric …

New report: Returns on EV infrastructure investment far outweigh costs

A new analysis from the nonprofit organization Ceres and M.J. Bradley & Associates finds that the benefits of increased investment in EV charging …

Fisker Claims New Solid-State Battery Patents Could Lead to 500-Mile EV Range, 1-Minute Charge Times

The future could be here by 2024.<p>Fisker<p>Will Sabel CourtneyView Will Sabel Courtney's …

With fast-charging, electric cars will soon match or beat gasoline cars in every respect

Amazon wants its drones to charge your electric car. Here’s why you won’t need them.<p>Electric cars are on the verge of solving the last challenge they …

zunum aero to launch hybrid-electric commuter airplane by 2022

jun 15, 2018<p>the fuel motorcycles' coyote and kingston custom's black phantom are completely dissimilar apart from being based on old BMW …

Roadsters

Here Are Five Major Performance Benefits Of An Electric Car

Electric motors are coming whether we want them or not. So let’s not pout, but instead celebrate the ways in which electric vehicles actually …

Toshiba claims its new electric car battery enables 200 miles of range with a 6-minute charge

This week, Japanese electronics giant Toshiba unveiled a new battery that they developed using a new “titanium niobium oxide” anode material.<p>The company claims the new battery, which is aimed at the automotive market, can enable 200 miles (320 km) of range on an electric car with just 6 minutes of …

Electric Vehicles

Alta Motors says its electric dirt bike has world-class energy density

<b>Alta Motors claims that its dirt bikes have a battery pack with energy density that’s among the highest of any production vehicle. With help from</b> …

A closer look at rare earth permanent magnets

Rare earth magnets have gotten a lot of coverage in the EV press over the years for being expensive – especially back in 2011 when a supply …

Inventor of Lithium-ion Batteries Develops First All-Solid-State Battery Cells

John Goodenough, professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin and co-inventor of the lithium-ion battery, in …

GM Is Going All Electric, Will Ditch Gas- and Diesel-Powered Cars

General Motors plans to go 100 percent electric, the Detroit automaker announced Monday.<p>GM currently offers one extended-range electric vehicle, the Chevrolet Bolt EV, but will add two others within 18 months, said Executive Vice President Mark Reuss, with “at least 20” to be in the line-up by …

How Electric Cars Work, & Thus, How To Extend Range

Having owned an electric vehicle for just over 18 months now, I feel able to share my knowledge, which may be of help to those considering an …

Airline plans to use electric airplanes in 10 years—is that possible?

Startups plan to make hybrid airplanes, and eventually purely electric ones.<p>One of Europe's largest airlines, EasyJet, announced on Wednesday that it …

2019 Volvo XC40 small SUV to become brand's first electric car

Two years ago, the Volvo XC90 large SUV launched to widespread acclaim and awards as the Sino-Swedish brand's first all-new vehicle in six years.<p>It …

8 electric SUVs arriving by 2020

Car makers — including Mercedes, BMW, Volkswagen, Audi, and more — are all opting to build SUVs as their first long-range, electric vehicle instead of sedans.<p>While sedan sales have plummeted, demand for SUVs has been on the rise, so automakers are playing it safe by producing something they already …

Concept EQ – Mobility revisited.

With “Concept EQ”, Mercedes-Benz shows how electric cars can soon move into the fast lane.

Bosch is making the 1,000 hp electric powertrain of Nikola Motor’s semi truck

German electronics giant Bosch and electric truck startup Nikola Motor announced that they are collaborating to build the electric powertrains of the startup’s upcoming two electric trucks, the Nikola One and Two.<p>When unveiling the Nikola One, the startup said that they developed their own electric …

hickley yachts presents the world's first all-electric yacht

apr 20, 2018<p>immediately on viewing, whether as the lucky driver or as a jealous onlooker, the BMW i8 roadster highlights a distinctive, …

The Tesla revolution: 6 electric luxury vehicles to get excited about

While Donald Trump and his cronies might deny it, the scientific community has accepted climate change as fact. And no matter who you are, rich or …

All-Electric Motor Home Goes Solar

A motor home employs solar panels to charge sodium nickel chloride batteries that power its ac drive motor as well as all onboard electrical services.

Porsche's Mission E pricing might give Tesla buyers pause

Porsche boss Oliver Blume has dropped some details about the Porsche Mission E that should perk up the ears of EV and sports car fans. The all-electric vehicle will look much like the dramatically-styled concept that first appeared in 2015 and get to an 80 percent charge in just 15 minutes. It will …

World's largest electric vehicle will generate more electricity than it uses

<b>Not only will this massive electric dump truck replace a dirty diesel truck, but it will also be an "energy plus" vehicle.</b><p>A consortium of Swiss …

Honda’s new Urban EV electric car is so incredibly perfect it’s blowing my mind

Every major car maker is fully invested in electric vehicles and even though dealerships are still packed with gas guzzlers, they likely won’t be for …

Tesla files patent for mobile battery swapping rig

Tesla is still exploring options to make swapping vehicle battery packs easier and faster. This patent filed in May reveals one option that would allow technicians to change out packs in less than 15 minutes.<p>This isn’t the first of such ideas. Back in 2014 Tesla briefly played with an automated …

As electric motors improve, more things are being electrified

HENRY FORD may have brought motoring to the masses in 1908 with the Model T, but his wife, Clara, preferred to drive an electric car. Combustion …

Samsung Unveils Electric Car Battery with a 435-Mile Range

The new, longer-range battery could be what automakers need to boost EV adoption.<p>Jean Chung—Bloomberg via Getty Images<p>Samsung has managed to boost …

Daimler eyes super-fast electric vehicle charging

Daimler, parent company of Mercedes-Benz (and others) is pushing to get the majority of its vehicles to run on electricity. But there's still the issue of slow battery charging times that needs to be overcome if users are going to abandon gas. Which is why Daimler is throwing some of its cash …

easy

SUPREME SAFETY<p>The Volocopter 2X incorporates superior design systems in all critical areas assuring the highest degree of reliability. This …

Drones

Japan's Mysterious Aspark Owl Electric Supercar Concept Promises Ridiculous Acceleration

With a curb weight of under 1,900 pounds, and total electric motor output of 430 horsepower and 563 lb-ft (to all four wheels), the Aspark …