Ford unveils MoDe:Flex—an eBike that fits in a car trunk
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.
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" ...
Mechanism for aprotic sodium-air batteries
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.
Audi R8 e-tron aims for high performance and self-driving tech
SolaRoad cycle path electricity yield exceeds expectations
Falling prices for battery packs may cause a surge in electric car sales
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 ...
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.