Team observes real-time charging of a lithium-air battery
One of the most promising new kinds of battery to power electric cars is called a lithium-air battery, which could store up to four times as much energy per pound as today's best lithium-ion batteries. But ...
Startup touts ultrafast charging: What if a smartphone could charge in 12 minutes instead of two hours?
Detroit Electric pegs SP:01 production output at 999
A longer life for lithium-sulfur batteries
Electric cars have still got it tough in the German marketplace. They are too expensive and their range is too short. This is an opportune time for a breakthrough in efficient and low-cost lithium-sulfur ...
Volkswagen shows all-electric four-seater at Wolfsburg meet
'Gently does it' drives you further in electric vehicles
Drivers of petrol and diesel cars are usually aware that driving at high speed, harsh acceleration and hard braking all contribute to lowering their fuel economy. Scientists can readily explain in terms of the thermodynamics ...
Company unveils small personal-sized hydroelectricity generator
11 hot cars at the LA Auto Show (Update)
The Los Angeles Auto Show opens to the public Friday. Here are some of the most talked-about vehicles that will be making their world debuts at the event:
Fiat 500 adds electric and big versions to lineup
The Fiat 500 is getting bigger and going electric.
Nanoparticles improve lithium battery electrodes
(Phys.org)—Materials scientists have developed a simple, robust way to fabricate carbon-free and polymer-free, lightweight colloidal films for lithium-ion battery electrodes, which could greatly improve ...
Suitable Technologies set to market new 'Beam' Remote Presence Device
Review: Wireless speakers great fit for phone use
(AP) -- Diminutive wireless speakers are filling the shelves at electronics stores. They're proving to be the ideal accessory for people who listen to the bulk of their music on mobile phones.
Single-inlet electric vehicle charging to showcase in LA
Mechanism behind capacitor's high-speed energy storage discovered
Researchers at North Carolina State University have discovered the means by which a polymer known as PVDF enables capacitors to store and release large amounts of energy quickly. Their findings could lead to much more powerful ...