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2 hrs ago | Electronics Weekly

Old tyres become batteries

Old tyres could be a source of anode carbon for lithium-ion cells, said Oak Ridge National Laboratory in the US.

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4 hrs ago | Autoblog

Auto parts price-fixing is everywhere, crackdown threatens business model

China's recently instigated push to go after price fixing and monopolistic practices in the automotive sector has garnered a lot of ink, but regulatory bodies around the world have been tackling the issue for years.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, US News, Autos

8 hrs ago | Inhabitat

Volkswagen Announces $36,265 Price Tag for 2015 e-Golf Electric Car

Volkswagen just announced the pricing details for its first electric car to be offered in the United States! The 2015 e-Golf will offer a 115 horsepower electric motor and a 24.2 kWh lithium-ion battery - and it's set to arrive in November with a price tag starting at $36,265 before any federal or state tax credits are applied.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Volkswagen, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen e-Golf, Hybrid, Nissan Leaf, Nissan

10 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

What Does the Next-Generation Chevy Volt Mean for General Motors?

Combining an electric motor and a 16 kWh battery pack with a four-cylinder gas engine, the Volt became one of the first plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, or PHEVs, on the road.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Automakers, General Motors, Marketing

13 hrs ago | Design News

A 400-Mile Range for the Tesla Roadster?

Tesla Motors might be planning to boost the driving range of its two-seat Roadster to 400 miles.

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Related Topix: Tesla Roadster, Convertible, Tesla Motors, Startups, Hybrid, IGN Entertainment

17 hrs ago | StockMarketsReview.com

Why The Debate Over Energy Storage Utterly Misses The Point

The debate over which energy storage technology will prove to be the best in the long-term is woefully misguided.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Hybrid, Solar Energy

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Examiner.com

Tesla aims to create new batteries capable of going 500 miles on single charge

Although Tesla 's Model S sedan is able to travel close to 265 miles on a single battery charge, the company's CEO Elon Musk has his sights on nearly doubling the mileage using new graphene based anodes which are said to be able to "quadruple the density and output of lithium-ion batteries.

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Daily Kos

This is the Future, Dammit, Where Are My Infinite Batteries?

Germany, which has come to rely heavily on wind and solar power in recent years, is launching more than 20 demonstration projects that involve storing energy by splitting water into hydrogen gas and oxygen.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy, Hybrid

The Motley Fool

Here's the Next-Generation Battery Market You Never Knew Existed

Motley Fool readers have seen Argonne National Laboratory battery researcher Jeff Chamberlain dive into upcoming innovations for smartphones and electric cars .

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy

Minot Daily News

Grappling with the green monster

Thanks, Environmental Protection Agency! You've required sewage treatment plants, catalytic converters on cars and other things that made the world cleaner than the world in which I grew up.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Asia News Network

Petaling Jaya: M'sia to produce Prototype lithium ion batteries by 2015

Malaysia will be producing its prototype lithium ion batteries for electric buses, cars and energy storage by the first quarter of next year.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Southeast Asia, Malaysia, World News,

Seeking Alpha

Johnson Controls Is A Good Long-Term Investment Candidate

Johnson Controls is a global technology and industry conglomerate that has operations in 150 countries.

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Related Topix: Johnson Controls, Manufacturing, Automakers, Textiles, Hybrid

The Spokesman-Review

Ask the Builder: Cordless tool power depends on battery - Sun, 31 Aug 2014 PST

DEAR TIM: It seems every month there's a new cordless tool. The claims about power and run time seem unbelievable.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Fall River, MA

CultureMap

Houston restaurants jump into hot technology trend: Twins Peaks &...

The City of Houston has several, at libraries and other facilities. You'll also find them at car dealerships and increasingly at grocery stores like Kroger and Whole Foods, because, well of course, they would have them.

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Related Topix: Auto Dealers, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet

ThinkProgress

Are We On The Verge Of An Electric Car Battery Breakthrough?

Electric vehicles are cool. They're inexpensive to operate, can make our air cleaner , and help reduce the amount of climate change-causing gases released into the atmosphere.

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Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Startups, Hybrid, US News, Liberal Political News

Hypebeast.com

UNU Electric Scooter Boasts 100 km Range with a Portable Lithium-ion Battery

Munich-based start-up company UNU Motors has unveiled an electric scooter that is powered by a Panasonic lithium-ion battery unit and can be charged from any electrical outlet.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

GreenCarReports

The Future Of Volt And Leaf, VW e-Golf Priced, Electric-Car Hamsters: The Week In Reverse

We look ahead to the next Volt and Leaf, get a first look at the only seven-passenger plug-in hybrid, and a price for the Volkswagen e-Golf.

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Related Topix: Nissan Leaf, Volkswagen, Nissan, Chevrolet Volt, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Chevrolet, Volkswagen e-Golf, SUV, Volvo XC90, Volvo, Tesla Model X

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Habersham EMC adds electric vehicles to corporate fleet

Recently you may have seen these unique-looking vehicles on a street near you. They are not only colorful, they are also environmentally friendly.

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Related Topix: Banking, Habersham Bancorp, Financial Services, Ford C-Max, Wagon, Hybrid, Ford, Chevrolet Volt, Hatchback, Chevrolet

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Chinese EV Battery Market Just Another Bullish Catalyst For Extremely ...

After extensive testing, China's regulators have approved Highpower's 20 Ah lithium-ion battery solution for the huge domestic PHEV and EV market.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Marketing, World News, China,

GreenCarReports

2016 Chevy Volt Range Extender, Tesla Hunger Games, Toyota Hybrid Sales: Today's Car News

Today we have stories on three big green-car names. Find out why the 2016 Chevrolet Volt could get a 75-horsepower range extended, and why states may be stuck in a "Hunger Games" for the massive battery "Gigafactory."

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Related Topix: Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet

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