Alternative Fuel

Electric cars could use another big battery breakthrough — this CEO says he’s got it

Experts say solid-state batteries are still years away, but Henrik Fisker disagrees<p>Elon Musk is well known for trying to disrupt old industries. He builds spacefaring rockets in-house and makes them reusable, dramatically lowering the cost to leave Earth. He showed electric vehicles can be made and …

Electric Vehicles

New super-battery that doesn’t catch fire described as a ‘paradigm shift’

The latest rechargeable battery technology could drastically improve the capabilities of mobile phones and electric vehicles.<p>It seems that nearly …

Electric Vehicles

Investors have staked $70 million on Sila Nano’s upgrade for lithium batteries

The startup's announcement adds to more than $1.5 billion that's poured into the energy storage sector so far this year—roughly triple the total from …

Clean Energy

All-Electric Ships on the Horizon as Rolls Adds Battery Business

Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc has begun offering its own battery-powered ship engines in a move that signals the gathering momentum behind a push toward …

Cruise Ships

HOW THIS IS MONEY CAN HELP

Would you consider buying a second hand electric car not knowing what condition the battery is in?<p>According to a new survey, Britons are more willing …

Electric Vehicles

Pininfarina is developing its own 250-mph all-electric hypercar

Pininfarina is legendary for styling cars and products for other companies, but now the Italian design house will launch its own car brand. Automobili Pininfarina will be based in Munich and will launch an all-electric hypercar by 2020.<p>A concept version of the Pininfarina PF0 will be shown to …

Concept Cars

Lithium: From Hot Commodity to Big Short

The Wall Street Journal's Amrith Ramkumar explains why lithium, used in batteries that help power electric vehicles, has gone from one of last year's hottest trades to one of this year's most-shorted investments.

Electric Vehicles

Bollinger gives a fascia refresh to its upcoming all-electric B1 truck

Bollinger has been keeping us excited about its B1 all-electric utility truck throughout its development program as it attempts to bring the vehicle to production.<p>In the latest development, the EV startup unveils a front fascia refresh for better aerodynamic performance.<p>The B1’s design doesn’t …

Electric Vehicles

India's First Tesla Model X 100D All-Electric SUV Arrives in Mumbai

The particular model that has been imported into India is Tesla Model X 100D that has a 100 kWh battery pack which company claims to provide a range …

India News

BYD Joins CharIN, Will Offer CCS DC Fast Charge In U.S.

BYD (BYD North America, to be precise) has joined CharIN, the Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN e.V.) that supports CCS Combo charging system.<p>The …

Electric Vehicles

Has ethanol hit its peak?

Image 1of/3<p>Caption<p>Close<p>More than 15 billion gallons of ethanol flows into the U.S. fuel supply each year, big business for midwestern corn farms and …

San Francisco Bay Area

Revenue Growth Drives Plug Power’s Manufacturing Expansion in New York

<i>New York State and Empire State Development played a key role in expansion efforts;</i> <i><br>Congressman Paul Tonko to join the Clifton Park, NY grand opening</i> …

New York State

the honda eCUB 2, an electric motorcycle by shanghai customs

<b>created by shanghai customs and dubbed the eCub 2, this electric motorcycle successfully blends the classic honda super cub chassis with an</b> …

Electric Vehicles

HPCL Biofuels Recruitment: Walk-in Interviews For 56 Management And Non-management Vacancies

HPCL Biofuels Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary company of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited, has released a recruitment notification for …

Employment

Toxic Algae And Your Health: 'Red Tide' & 'Green Slime'

<b>Follow CBSMIAMI.COM:</b> <b>Facebook | Twitter</b><p>MIAMI (CBSMiami/CNN) – When Marcy Cornell’s toddler son “couldn’t breathe” on the first day of their recent …

Toxins

CELEST: New benchmarks in energy storage research

Start of the biggest German research platform for electrochemical storage systems -- Research into lithium-ion batteries, post-li technologies, fuel …

Clean Energy

Even As Government Pushes For Ethanol Blending In Petrol, Sugar Mill Owners Express Concerns Over ‘Viability’

Sugar mill owners think that ethanol plans of the PSUs are not viable

Ethanol

Australia is the worst-equipped nation for electric cars and we lag a decade behind the world

Analysis released today by the UK firm GoCompare has found we are the worst-equipped country for electric vehicles, performing poorly across several …

Electric Vehicles

Researchers look into Lake Superior algae bloom

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Scientists are investigating an unprecedented algae bloom in Lake Superior and have sent samples for lab testing to determine if …

Lake Superior

Rendering Shows What Production Audi E-Tron May Look Like

Is this what the upcoming, all-electric 2019 Audi e-tron might look like?We’ve shared a multitude of spy shots of Audi’s forthcoming e-tron electric …

Electric Vehicles

Sono Motors announces plans to expand solar-powered electric car sales

Sono Motors, a Germany-based EV startup, is announcing plans to expand in the Netherlands with its solar-powered electric car: the Sion.<p>The Sion is equipped with both a battery pack, which can be charged like a regular electric car, and also a system of integrated solar cells that can charge the …

Solar Panels

California district's bus fleet switches to low-carbon diesel

The <b>Vista (Calif.) Unified School District</b> says it is now running its fleet of 53 school buses on low-carbon diesel fuel instead of conventional …

Baton Rouge

Why companies like Ola, Zoomcar and ZipGo are bullish on electric vehicles

<i>From electric two-wheelers to autorickshaws and buses, the auto industry is training its sights on electric vehicles. The question is: is this viable?</i><p>…

Electric Vehicles

Potentially harmful blue-green algae reported in Helena reservoirs, officials say

State officials have been tracking a number of reports of potentially harmful algal blooms on the Helena-area reservoirs recently.<p>Algae are native to …

Montana

New hybrid flow battery can release electricity or hydrogen

The filling station of tomorrow could be able to service electric and hydrogen-fueled cars from not only the same location, but the same pump thanks …

Electric Vehicles

Secretary Perry Announces $38 Million in New Projects to Support Innovative Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies

<b>WASHINGTON, D.C.</b> - Today, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced the selection of 28 projects totaling $38 million to support early-stage …

Fuel Cell

Forget the Tesla Model 3, an Apple Car might drive you around in 2023

Just when you thought Apple's top secret car project was dead, the rumor mill has once again started back up.<p>This time, TF International Securities …

Tesla Model 3

Nuvera Announces Agreement with Zhejiang Runfeng for Sale of Fuel Cell Engines in China

<b>Billerica, Massachusetts</b> -- Nuvera Fuel Cells, LLC, a provider of fuel cell power solutions for motive applications, has announced an agreement with …

Fuel Cell

Lithium Americas (LAC) and Ganfeng Lithium To Jointly Develop Cauchari-Olaroz lithium project - Slideshow

The following slide deck was published by Lithium Americas Corp. in conjunction with this event.<p>111<p>Click to enlarge

Business

Toyota Gets Green Light for its Terminal Renovation Fuel Cell Power Plant from the Port of Long Beach

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners voted Monday, Aug. 13 and approved, the proposal by Toyota Logistics Services to reconfigure its …

Energy