Electric Car Charging: We Can Do This!

Electric Cars are for Girls

So you've got a new (or new to you) electric car. What are you going to do when your battery runs low? Welcome to the world of electric car charging

2018 153

(Reverse) Engineering Explained: What happens to old electric car batteries?

Green Car Reports

It's the same philosophy for electric-car batteries as for plastic grocery bags—almost. BatteriesReduce, reuse, recycle.

2018 112

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Electric Car Batteries: Lithium!

Electric Cars are for Girls

Best electric car batteries for conversions are LiFePO4 prismatic cells. Interview with Lithium Storage and EVTV on the marriage of lithium and EVs

2011 146

Electric Car Battery Chargers

Electric Cars are for Girls

Electric car battery chargers are expensive, and for some reason are the last thing folks want to spend money on

2012 119

Dyson cancels its electric car, refocuses remains toward solid-state batteries

Green Car Reports

But not cars. In an update yesterday that now occupies what formerly was a teaser for the automotive project, James Dyson, the company’s founder, called the car they’d developed “fantastic,” yet explained that “though we have tried very. Batteries

2019 84

Electric car battery warranties compared

Green Car Reports

It's one of the most frequently asked questions by anyone hearing about a modern electric car: do I have to replace the battery? With 15 years of experience in mobile phones and more than that with laptop computers, most buyers know that lithium-ion batteries lose capacity over time. Replacing phone or laptop batteries, generally for less than. lithium-ion battery pack Warranty plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Capacity Loss battery capacity

2016 77

Mazda electric car, Mercedes’ carbon-neutral batteries, the cheapest EV: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Daimler is shopping around for its battery cells but being very particular about what goes into them. Mazda is readying its first electric car for multiple markets. This and more today at Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

2019 85

Electric cars cheaper than gas ones by 2020, says Chinese battery supplier

Green Car Reports

Envision Energy, a Chinese company that bought Nissan's former AESC battery business, says it will be able to make battery packs for less than $100 per kilowatt-hour in the next two years. Batteries youtube

2018 114

Report: Battery production could offset emissions gains from electric cars

Green Car Reports

A new report shows that emissions from producing large battery packs for electric cars could cancel out improvements from their low emissions for years. The report comes from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, which is usually optimistic about electric cars. In May, the analytic arm of the finance publishing house predicted that electric cars will make

2018 87

Nissan LEAF first electric car to pass 400,000 unit sales

Green Car Congress

The Nissan LEAF is the first electric car to surpass 400,000 sales. Introduced in 2010 as the world’s first mass-market electric vehicle, the Nissan LEAF has led the way in making the excitement and convenience of electric driving accessible to non-luxury buyers.

2019 145

Toyota and Panasonic to jointly make electric-car batteries, explore solid-state tech

Green Car Reports

Toyota has been a laggard in the race to transition to electric cars. The company was an early leader in fuel-efficient hybrids, but has since focused on developing fuel-cell vehicles, and executives have expressed skepticism about electric cars and lithium-ion batteries. Now in an effort to accelerate its move to electric cars, the company may be. Batteries lithium-ion

2019 87

Electric car battery research pact seeks to keep German auto prowess

Green Car Reports

But now the importance of that advantage is fading, with electric cars on the rise and the highest-value component within them the battery pack. VW battery pack lithium-ion batteries battery reuseFor the past 50 years, the German auto industry has enjoyed quite the roll of growth and success in the U.S., built largely on its expertise with one specific technology: the internal combustion engine.

2019 84

High Voltage Wire Gauge Size for Electric Car

Electric Cars are for Girls

What type of wire is required or recommended for the primary power from the battery to the controller -then to the motor? must it be shielded? does it

2018 142

Deep Cycle Batteries vs. SLIs

Electric Cars are for Girls

Deep cycle batteries or regular auto batteries for your electric car? Don't waste your money

Toshiba claims 6-minute recharge for new electric-car battery cell

Green Car Reports

Electric cars pale in comparison to gasoline or diesel-powered cars when it comes to the time presently required to add energy for more driving distance. Although automakers have begun to curb "range anxiety" with longer-distance electric cars, battery charging times on lengthy road trips remain a hurdle for many buyers. Batteries battery pack plug-in cars charging Fast Charging

2017 74

Panasonic works to develop cobalt-free electric-car batteries

Green Car Reports

One of the most widespread concerns about electric cars centers around the availability and cost of cobalt. Cobalt is an element used in lithium-ion batteries to build stability and increase safety. While the signature element in modern electric-car batteries, lithium, is mined in only a few countries, it is relatively easily accessible, and so

2018 76

GM, Honda partner on next-generation electric-car batteries

Green Car Reports

General Motors and Honda have announced a partnership to develop smaller, lighter batteries to be used in the next generation of electric cars from both companies. The battery agreement specifies that the companies will collaborate using GM's next-generation battery technology. Honda will buy battery modules from GM as a part of the arrangement

2018 74

Electric Car Batteries: Lead or Lithium?

Electric Cars are for Girls

Which electric car batteries do you need for your conversion or NEV? Let's wade through the information and decide for ourselves, shall we

2009 152

Toyota's First Electric Car?

Plugs and Cars

is reporting: "Toyota's iQ-based electric car, due to be launched in 2010, will get its own body style to create a stand-alone model which will become Toyota’s first all-electric car" (emphasis added.) Autocar.co.uk

2009 130

Used electric-car batteries should be recycled, not reused: report

Green Car Reports

Even after they have degraded too much for continued automotive use, the lithium-ion battery packs in electric cars still have significant useful storage capacity. That's led several automakers to experiment with alternative uses for these "second-life" batteries in stationary energy storage. Battery packs can store energy generated by renewable. Batteries lithium-ion Recycling plug-in cars energy storage

2016 87

Electric-car battery progress: incremental improvements, not revolutionary leaps

Green Car Reports

The report that Toyota is planning an electric car with a solid-state battery for 2022 has led some fans and advocates to suggest huge new leaps in electric cars are imminent. Batteries Future Cars battery pack research plug-in cars battery capacityThe 2011 Nissan Leaf had an EPA-rated range of 75 miles combined; the comparable figure for a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV is 238 miles. That's remarkable progress, and clearly.

2017 67

Electric Car Battery Comparison

Electric Cars are for Girls

How does the Energizer EGC2 battery compare to the Trojan T-105? Hi, James - It depends on what you value. I asked around a little bit, and the consensus

2010 98

Fisker: about those graphene electric-car batteries? Never mind

Green Car Reports

Fisker's promise to bring advanced, solid-state graphene cells to the battery pack of its upcoming Emotion electric car is officially dead. Automotive-grade graphene batteries have yet to be perfected, but Fisker was poised to become the first company to utilize the technology. The batteries provide greater range and shorter charging times, but. Batteries battery pack plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Fisker EMotion

How much have electric-car battery costs fallen? This much!

Green Car Reports

High costs of lithium-ion battery cells have been one of the main hindrances to large-scale electric-car adoption, as they typically lead to higher purchase prices for electric cars than comparable internal-combustion models. But electric-car battery prices are falling fast, according to one recent study. Manufacturing Batteries Study plug-in cars

2017 72

Electric Cars - Yes We Can!

Plugs and Cars

[©Nikki Kahn - The Washington Post] East Coast - Along the route President-elect Obama rode on his way to DC, electric car activists spell it out.

2009 130

Top 7 Best, Classy and Fastest Electric Cars In Today?s World

DIY Electric Car

With the technology that the automotive industry has today, it is not surprising to see cars out performing records on an annual basis. Over the years, we were made to believe that petrol is the best option to run cars. Why make electric cars? Detroit Electric SP:01.

2017 164

GM Promotes an Electric Car

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Tags: GM ev1 regenerative breaking battery electric car

GM 130

Nissan, Sumitomo open electric-car battery recycling plant in Japan

Green Car Reports

Batteries battery pack Recycling plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) reuse energy storageThe town of Namie, in eastern Japan, was devastated by the earthquake and tsunami of 2011, and has struggled to recover from the devastation of that day. Almost seven years later, the first new plant in town is set to open, one contributing to clean energy and zero-emission vehicles to boot. Carmaker Nissan and an arm of the giant trading company.

2018 67

As used electric-car batteries set to flood market, Automakers ramp up reuse efforts

Green Car Reports

With the growth of electric cars has come a flood of used batteries that is set to skyrocket in the next five years, according to a Bloomberg report. Bloomberg Businessweek notes that about 55,000 used battery packs were removed from electric cars this year as the cars' packs reach their 10-year lifespan.

2018 85

New Hyundai Electric Car

Electric Cars are for Girls

Apparently Hyundai has abandoned their hydrogen delusions and decided that there might be a future in electric cars, after all. 99 mile range on lithium ion batteries, same supplier as the Volt, but 0-60 in 15 seconds? This came from the GM-Volt website (thanks to Seth Leitman for tweeting it). I had a pony when I was a kid that could move faster than that;

Old electric car batteries, VW battery pack, and Volvo XC60 T8 plug-in: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Take a closer look at what happens to older electric car batteries. VW shares the first details about the battery pack behind its global electric-car strategy. And we provide an answer to the question: What happens when electric cars are flooded? All of this and more on Green Car Reports. Volvo recalls the XC60 T8 plug-in's charging cable.

2018 61

Nissan emergency truck concept: electric-car battery for rescue power

Green Car Reports

At the 2016 IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hanover, Germany, Nissan demonstrated an alternative use for the lithium-ion battery cells that comprise electric-car battery packs. The Nissan Navara EnGuard concept does not have an electric powertrain, but it does have two onboard battery packs.

2016 87

Could 20-year, million-mile battery be Tesla’s next breakthrough?

Green Car Reports

Battery research revealed earlier this month and affiliated with Tesla could suggest that the company is well on its way to bringing a million-mile battery to market. Batteries

2019 113

Advantages And Disadvantages Of Electric Cars

DIY Electric Car

Yes, we''re talking about the electric car. However, it is only recently that cost effective electric cars have started getting manufactured. However, electric cars come with their own set of advantages and disadvantages. Lo and Behold! The future is here.

2013 141

Iron triflouride could make better electric-car batteries

Green Car Reports

Researchers at the University of Maryland, in conjunction with Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed a new battery cathode material that they say could triple the energy density of lithium-ion batteries. BatteriesThe new material is an engineered variety of iron trifluoride, a well-known material that has had problems with rechargeability and low.

2018 63

Golf Cart Batteries are Popular for Electric Cars

Electric Cars are for Girls

What kind of electric car batteries are people actually using now, and why? Golf cart batteries, actually.even on the freeway

Aging Electric-Car Batteries Can Still Offer Useful Range: Report

Green Car Reports

The first wave of modern electric cars still remains fairly young, but as those vehicles rack up more miles, the performance of their gradually aging battery packs is a topic of great interest. All batteries degrade over time, losing energy-storage capacity at different rates depending on their chemistry and how they''re used. In an electric car. Batteries Department of Energy Study plug-in cars range anxiety battery capacity

2015 87

Tesla Autopilot, VW solid-state batteries, and Kia electric cars: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

VW confirms plans for solid-state batteries. Future Kia electric cars are about what fits the market. And will electric cars hurt automaker profitability? All of this and more on Green Car Reports. The Tesla Autopilot system gets outranked by a rival. Volvo's parent company is reportedly in talks with Toyota over hybrid systems. Tesla's Autopilot

2018 78

New Hyundai Electric Car

Electric Cars are for Girls

Apparently Hyundai has abandoned their hydrogen delusions and decided that there might be a future in electric cars, after all. 99 mile range on lithium ion batteries, same supplier as the Volt, but 0-60 in 15 seconds? This came from the GM-Volt website (thanks to Seth Leitman for tweeting it). I had a pony when I was a kid that could move faster than that;

Faster electric cars, California strikes back, BMW batteries, Hyundai recall: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Austria proposes letting electric cars drive faster. And BMW builds a new battery assembly line for its upcoming electric cars. All this and more on Green Car Reports. California begins fighting back against the EPA's fuel economy freeze. Hyundai recalls Ioniqs. California issued a pointed 400-page rebuttal to the EPA's plan to freeze fuel economy. EPA Apple CARB

2018 75

Chevy, Nissan Reveal Second-Life Uses For Electric-Car Batteries

Green Car Reports

It's one of the most common questions about electric cars: What happens to the battery packs after the car is junked? The answer is electric-car batteries will largely be recycled--but that they will have a second life after they're taken out of the car. General Motors GM battery pack plug-in cars energy storageDo they just get thrown away? Will any of them be recycled? What happens to their components?

2015 87

China to build many gigafactories' worth of electric-car battery plants

Green Car Reports

However, there's another piece to the electric-car puzzle that China seems poised to lead as well: battery production. As the global market for electric and. China Batteries plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) gigafactoryWhile the United States federal government threatens to backslide on renewable energy, California and China continue to move at an aggressive pace to lead the world in zero-emission vehicles.

2017 83

Nissan Leaf 30-kwh battery decline 3 times that of earlier electric cars: study

Green Car Reports

The Nissan Leaf, at least for the moment, remains the highest-volume electric car produced in history, with more than 300,000 sold. One of the measures that kept its cost down was the use of passive air cooling for its battery pack, rather than the pricier liquid cooling used by other makers to keep battery temperatures within limits. Batteries lithium-ion battery pack plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Battery Life

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