Better batteries from waste sulfur
A new chemical process can transform waste sulfur into a lightweight plastic that may improve batteries for electric cars, reports a University of Arizona-led team. The new plastic has other potential uses, ...
Study reveals new factor that could limit the life of hybrid and electric car batteries
(Phys.org)—A new study of the batteries commonly used in hybrid and electric-only cars has revealed an unexpected factor that could limit the performance of batteries currently on the road.
Society of Automotive Engineers adopts J1772 combo plug as standard for electric vehicles
Honda will recycle rare-earth metals from batteries
Volkswagen's XL1 said to be world's most economical car
Design chosen for British 1,000 mph car (w/ Video)
Toyota to release solar charger for electric vehicles
Japanese car makers out to electrify Tokyo show
Move over hybrids -- the biggest buzz at this year's Tokyo Motor Show looks set to come from electric cars as the dream of affordable zero-emission vehicles moves closer to reality.
Increasing Electric Car Battery Performance
Germany wants a million electric cars by 2020
The German government unveiled plans Wednesday to get one million electric cars zipping around the country by 2020, offering sweeteners to jump-start national giants like BMW and Volkswagen into action.
Porsche adds Cayenne S E-Hybrid to 2015 lineup
Logged driving route can reduce energy consumption by 10 percent
(Phys.org) —For long distance driving, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles use the internal combustion engine more than necessary. At Chalmers University of Technology, a method has been developed to make ...
Hybrid vehicles more fuel efficient in India, China than in US
What makes cities in India and China so frustrating to drive in—heavy traffic, aggressive driving style, few freeways—makes them ideal for saving fuel with hybrid vehicles, according to new research by ...