Hyundai sees green future in hydrogen-powered cars
Hyundai Motor Co. said Monday it believes hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are the future for eco-friendly cars despite challenges of limited infrastructure and slow sales.
Ford unveils MoDe:Flex—an eBike that fits in a car trunk
Study finds a way to prevent fires in next-generation lithium batteries
In a study that could improve the safety of next-generation batteries, researchers discovered that adding two chemicals to the electrolyte of a lithium metal battery prevents the formation of dendrites—"fingers" ...
Four easy tips to make your batteries last longer
Here are a few things you can do to make your lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries last longer, whether they be used in an electric car, a large home installation – such as Tesla's newly announced Powerwall – ...
The battery revolution is exciting, but remember they pollute too
The recent unveiling by Tesla founder Elon Musk of the low-cost Powerwall storage battery is the latest in a series of exciting advances in battery technologies for electric cars and domestic electricity generat ...
Tesla Motors co-founder wants to electrify commercial trucks
Twelve years ago, Ian Wright and some fellow engineers launched Tesla Motors, a Silicon Valley company that has helped jumpstart the market for electric cars.
Mechanism for aprotic sodium-air batteries
Audi R8 e-tron aims for high performance and self-driving tech
Why Aussies aren't buying plug-in cars
Is it price, perception or the sales person stopping Australians buying electric cars?
Power to the batteries
Better solar panels and wind turbines are important to helping ensure a low-carbon future. But they are not enough. The energy from these intermittent sources must be stored, managed, converted and accessed ...
Spark electric car's price sparks a sales run
It took a price cut to generate a run on Chevrolet's 2015 Spark EV, with savvy car buyers realizing the lower price and federal electric vehicle tax credit can make for a super deal.
Oregon to test pay-per-mile idea as replacement for gas tax
Oregon is about to embark on a first-in-the-nation program that aims to charge car owners not for the fuel they use, but for the miles they drive.
SolaRoad cycle path electricity yield exceeds expectations
Norway to reduce electric car incentives
Norway plans to gradually reduce some of the incentives offered to drivers of electric cars, which now account for almost a quarter of the country's new car registrations.