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11 hrs ago | CIO
New research by a California-based team could change the way lithium-ion batteries are charged in consumer electronics products and electric cars, leading to longer lifetimes and more useful batteries. The work, published on Sunday in the Nature Materials journal, challenges the commonly held notion that slowly charging a battery helps prolong its life and that it's damaging to a battery if a large amount of energy is withdrawn in a short time.
11 hrs ago | ComputerWorld
Particles range from fully charged to intermediate charge to drained of charge The scalebar equals 500 nm. New research by a California-based team could change the way lithium-ion batteries are charged in consumer electronics products and electric cars, leading to longer lifetimes and more useful batteries.
11 hrs ago | ComputerWorld
Stanford University grad student Yiyang Li tests lithium ion coin cell batteries at the Stanford Institute for Materials & Energy Sciences . New research by a California-based team could change the way lithium-ion batteries are charged in consumer electronics products and electric cars, leading to longer lifetimes and more useful batteries.
The new 2015 Infiniti Q70 has a revamped exterior and a version is available that offers a longer wheelbase. The new 2015 Infiniti Q70 has a revamped exterior and a version is available that offers a longer wheelbase.
Automotive batteries are rechargeable batteries that supplies electric energy to automobiles, most essentially for automotive SLI system. Automotive batteries also provide power to automobile accessories such as radio, music players, air conditioners, wipers and charging plugs.
A friend of mine in Austin with a background in solar power, completed the installation of a small solar array at his workplace. The system provides a portion of the energy the company uses for its offices and has a charging station for up to 4 vehicles.
Lately, a lot has been written about Tesla . It is easy to make a best-case scenario for Tesla, as the main underlying arguments why this automotive company is the future are plain obvious.
Utility customers in San Diego are being asked to pay for thousands of electric-vehicle chargers at businesses and housing complexes - whether they own an electric car or not. San Diego Gas & Electric is seeking authority to build and own a major share of the electric car charging network in southwestern California.
Since 2013 GM has initiated a process of "deelectrification" of its plug-in and mild hybrid cars, which explains that a "delithification" process has also started to take place there. In the case of plug-ins, these processes may have taken a passive form whereby GM would have simply let its three plug-in models be in the market place.
Nevada lawmakers on Thursday approved a package of bills to provide $1.3 billion in tax breaks and other incentives for Tesla Motors, clinching a deal for the electric car company to build a massive factory in the state. All four bills were approved unanimously by both legislative chambers, and Republican Governor Brian Sandoval said he planned to sign the measure during a ceremony later on Thursday night.
Tesla's planned 5-million-square-foot 'gigafactory' wouldn't just be the biggest battery factory in the world. It would be one of the biggest factories in the world, period.
Those falcon wing doors appear appropriate for the Tesla Model X , as pre-orders for the battery-electric SUV are flying. That's what Gas2.0 is saying, citing various sources.
Lots of electric-car news today. We've got a recap of one owner's three years with a Chevrolet Volt, the potential cost to Nevada of hosting Tesla Motors' gigafactory, and a highly unorthodox way of charging an electric car.
The National Drive Electric Week provides drivers in Colorado the opportunity to drive electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. There is no fee and most of the vehicles listed will be available for you to sample/test drive.
Denza , an all-new electric car jointly developed by Daimler and BYD for the Chinese market, has begun rolling off the production line at the Shenzhen BYD Daimler New Technology plant in Shenzhen. The company is the first Sino-German collaboration aimed at developing and producing electric vehicles for the domestic market.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 11:26 am
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