Why Aussies aren't buying plug-in cars
Is it price, perception or the sales person stopping Australians buying electric cars?
Audi R8 e-tron aims for high performance and self-driving tech
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 ...
SolaRoad cycle path electricity yield exceeds expectations
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.
Cleaner than electric? Mazda talks up gasoline engine fuel economy ambitions for SkyActiv 2
Falling prices for battery packs may cause a surge in electric car sales
Alcoa and Phinergy show electric car with aluminum-air battery
Unzipped nanotubes unlock potential for batteries
(Phys.org) —Researchers at Rice University have come up with a new way to boost the efficiency of the ubiquitous lithium ion (LI) battery by employing ribbons of graphene that start as carbon nanotubes.
UK's RobotCar demonstrated (w/ Video)
RobotsLAB offers tiny BMW Z4 for NAO robot to drive around (w/ Video)
Hybrid ribbons a gift for powerful batteries: Vanadium oxide - graphene material works well for lithium-ion storage
Hybrid ribbons of vanadium oxide (VO2) and graphene may accelerate the development of high-power lithium-ion batteries suitable for electric cars and other demanding applications.
Graphene-boron mix shows promise for lithium-ion batteries
Frustration led to revelation when Rice University scientists determined how graphene might be made useful for high-capacity batteries.