ZSW engineers build lithium-ion battery able to last for 27 years
More myths busted about electric cars
I recently went to Finland to drive the all-electric Think City plug-in car (thinkev.com), which is already on European roads and coming to the U.S. later this year. To help it have a soft landing, Think CEO ...
EarthTalk: Are hybrid cars really better for the environment?
Dear EarthTalk: If you have an electric or plug-in hybrid car, you're paying for electricity rather than gasoline all or most of the time. How does that cost compare to a gas-powered car's cost-per-mile? And since the electricity ...
Five myths about electric cars
Despite how many times they're told differently, some Americans persist in their belief that there were weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. Sorry, nope. And almost as enduring are the myths about the forthcoming ...
Solar car aims to put rivals in the shade
(PhysOrg.com) -- Plans for a solar-powered racing car which will cruise at 60mph using the same power as a hairdryer have been unveiled by students at Cambridge University.
Human-electric hybrid car expected next year (w/ Video)
Rechargeable lithium-sulfur batteries get a boost from graphene
Sponge-like graphene makes promising supercapacitor electrodes
Tesla patent describes hybrid battery pack system for EVs
Japan demo shows electricity entering EV through tires
Wireless power transfer technology for high capacity transit
The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and the Korea Railroad Research Institute (KRRI) have developed a wireless power transfer technology that can be applied to high capacity transportation ...
New battery design could give electric vehicles a jolt
A radically new approach to the design of batteries, developed by researchers at MIT, could provide a lightweight and inexpensive alternative to existing batteries for electric vehicles and the power grid. ...
Thin, flexible glass for energy storage
A new use for glass is being developed by researchers in Penn State's Materials Research Institute that could make future hybrid-electric and plug-in electric vehicles more affordable and reliable.
New capacitors to improve electric vehicles
Scientists from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have developed a new lead-free, high temperature ceramic capacitor that could improve the efficiency and reliability of electric and hybrid vehicles.