2016

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Tesla And Other Tech Giants Scramble For Lithium As Prices Double

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by James Stafford of Oilprice.com. To give you an idea of just how meaningful this is, Tesla produced less than 50,000 cars last year.

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Tesla battery gigafactory opens as pace ramps up to ludicrous

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If it's built out to the full size in the original plans, the Tesla gigafactory outside Reno, Nevada, will cover 10 million square feet.

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A Love Letter To My Other Woman

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Bonnie doesn’t know I’m here. didn’t let her know I was coming. Didn’t even send her a text or leave a voicemail. And it was.

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Nissan: your electric car is the fuel station of the future (video)

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Electric-car charging infrastructure is a problem that vexes advocates, policymakers, and car companies.

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Xtrac introduces Integrated Lightweight Electric Vehicle (ILEV) transmission system; torque vectoring with dual motors

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The dual electric motors of the transmission system also provide an inherent torque vectoring capabilities. Click to enlarge. —James Setter.

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The Solar Powered Electric Car From Back In 1960 (Video)

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Some electric cars use roof-mounted solar panels to provide supplementary electric power. But the idea of a solar-powered electric car is far from new.

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SAE’s highest technical safety award goes to hydrogen fueling paper

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At the Awards Ceremony at the SAE 2016 Government/Industry Meeting, SAE International honored the recipients of the Ralph H. Earlier post.). Standard.

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Antelope Valley Transit orders up to 85 electric buses from BYD; first US all-electric public transit fleet

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All 85 buses will have a range of more than 160 miles on a single battery charge. thereby improving air quality and positively impacting human health.

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Electric-Car Battery Energy: Why Waste It On Cabin Heating? (Video)

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Among the drawbacks of cars that run on battery power is the energy required to heat their cabins.

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Daimler Trucks NA presents new Class 8 Freightliner Cascadia with fuel efficiency improved up to 8%

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Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has presented its new heavy-duty truck flagship: the new Freightliner Cascadia. The optional Detroit Assurance 4.0

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The Greatest Solar Powered Music Festival in World History! SUNSTOCK JUNE 18 Los Angeles

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Out of the darkness, comes the light! Be there and shine with us! Your Creative Greenius loves him some Cults. We feel you! The Wavves?

TM4 supplying motor and inverter to Ballard for FCvelocity-HD7 module for fuel cell vehicles

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Ballard Power Systems has selected TM4 Inc. The air supply of a fuel cell is a critical system. Brief

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Opel introducing Ampera-e at Paris Show; European cousin of Chevy Bolt

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Opel will introduce the Ampera-e at the upcoming Paris Motor Show in September. seconds (provisional figures). —Dr. Electric (Battery) Europe

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Tesla Model S Radio Flyer: Ludicrous Mode For Junior

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Now there's a Tesla electric car for people that aren't even old enough to drive yet. Green Children kids plug-in cars toy cars youtube

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Inside Tesla's Fremont Electric-Car Plant: How Model S, Model X Are Built (Video)

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The company has built the Model S sedan in Fremont since 2012, and is now building the Model X crossover there as well. And as it.

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Hybrid Police Cars Replacing Crown Vics: No Longer An Anomaly

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When the Ford Crown Victoria went out of production in 2011, few civilians likely noticed. police Police car fleet sales NYPD fleet

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China R&D company introduces micro-turbine range extender technology at Geneva

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The battery powers the motors that drive the wheels. Earlier post.). Techrules AT96 (liquid fueled) TREV supercar on the track. Click to enlarge.

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Mercedes-Benz’ GLC F-CELL fuel-cell plug-in hybrid SUV coming in 2017

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Daimler will introduce a series-production fuel-cell plug-in hybrid—the Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL—in 2017. Earlier post.). Click to enlarge.

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Opel Ampera-e ad highlights 'fun to drive' aspect of electric cars

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General Motors' European marketing people appear to be taking a different tack with the upcoming Opel Ampera-e electric car.

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BMW i home energy storage system integrates 2nd-life i3 vehicle batteries

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BMW i announced a home stationary energy storage system solution integrating its BMW i3 vehicle battery at EVS 29 in Montréal. BMW i 360° Electric.

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Ricardo licenses Qualcomm wireless EV charging technology for commercialization

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Earlier post.). Qualcomm subsidiaries will provide technical expertise and engineering support. —Dave Shemmans, CEO of Ricardo.

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New TM4 SUMO medium-duty electric motors boost torque and speed 45% with SMCs in place of permanent magnets

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Until now, the main rotor technology found in TM4’s electric motors was based on surface-mounted permanent magnets.

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Tesla Model 3: Video of first ride in prototype $35k electric car

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The Tesla Model 3 electric car has been revealed. And we’ve been among the first fortunate few to have been allowed a ride in one.

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Audi unveils h-tron quattro fuel cell SUV concept at Detroit; MLB evo platform

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The Audi h-tron quattro concept combines an Audi fifth-generation fuel cell stack delivering up to 110 kW with a power-optimized 1.8 miles). Battery.

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Bosch says its haptic gas pedal can reduce fuel consumption up to 7%; safety warnings via nav and V2X systems

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Bosch now says that its active gas pedal allows drivers to reduce fuel consumption by as much as 7%.

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Renault Samsung SM3 Z.E. is Korea’s most popular EV

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SM3 Z.E. known in other markets as Fluence Z.E.), Renault Samsung Motors’ (RSM) battery-electric sedan, is Korea’s most popular EV. In 2015, SM3 Z.E.

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV first drive: 240 miles in an electric car

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We drove a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car 240 miles on a single charge last week. And that was the lowest range achieved among four journalists driving four Bolt EVs along the California coast. One driver covered essentially the same trip with fully 32 miles remaining, according to the car’s display. DON'T MISS: 2017 Chevy Bolt EV.

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How wireless charging works for electric cars, explained

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Today's electric-car drivers are used to plugging them in to recharge, but technology now exists that would allow them to cut the cord. DON'T.

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GKN Driveline develops new e-drive system for PHEVs; starts production on global platform in 2019

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GKN Driveline has developed a new, complete electric drive system for plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs). lbs) lighter than comparable systems.

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Porsche Mission E electric car concept design video

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The Porsche Mission E that debuted at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show isn't just another concept car. DON'T MISS: 2018 Porsche Mission E: 600-HP.

World's largest fast-charging site opens in Norway: 28 electric cars can charge, all standards included

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Norway has once again proven to be the friendliest place in the world for electric cars. The country where plug-in cars make up a higher proportion of new-car sales than any other now also boasts the world's largest single DC fast-charging site. It's located in Nebbenes, a rural town about 40 miles from the Norwegian capital of Oslo. DON'T MISS.

24M and partners awarded $3.5M from ARPA-E to develop ultra-high-energy density batteries with new lithium-metal anodes

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million in funding to a team that includes 24M, Sepion Technologies , Berkeley Lab, and Carnegie Mellon University. Click to enlarge. Click to enlarge.

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DARPA invests $2.7M in QinetiQ electric wheel-hub drive technology; moving to build-and-test phase

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The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has announced a $2.7m investment in UK-based QinetiQ’s electric hub-drive technology.

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Graphene ultracapacitor company Skeleton Technologies secures €4M from KIC InnoEnergy; targeting 20 Wh/kg by 2020

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The company aims to reach the ambitious target of 20 Wh/kg energy density for its technology by 2020. Energy density. Source: Skeleton , May 2015.

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