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3 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

SRS selected for National Electric Vehicle Pilot Program

Submitted photo DOE-SR Fleet Manager Chris Goodman, left, charges the Chevy Volt, the first electric vehicle at the Savannah River Site, while members of the SRNS and DOE-SR Fleet Management team Tim Armstrong, Kevin Heath and Pete Ladomirak perform a 360 degree walk around inspection before driving the government vehicle.


Related Topix: Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Alternative Energy, Energy

8 hrs ago | Business Journal

Tesla signs Panasonic deal for up to $291M initial Gigafactory investment, report says

The lithium-ion batteries that Panasonic manufactures for Tesla Motors' Model S electric vehicles are shown here.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Sparks, NV, Storey County, NV

12 hrs ago | Autoblog

Rumormill: 2016 Chevy Volt to make auto show debut this season

Ever since we saw that spy shots of the 2016 Chevy Volt , we've been hungering for more information on the next-gen version of GM's green halo car.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Traverse City, MI

15 hrs ago | GreenCarReports

Researchers Create Pure Lithium Anode, 'Holy Grail' For Battery Cell

Existing lithium-ion batteries rely on the movement of lithium ions between the anode and cathode--and back--as the battery charges and discharges.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Startups, Stanford University, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

17 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Tesla Seen Reporting Record Deliveries on China Expansion

Tesla Motors Inc. will probably report record electric Model S deliveries in the second quarter after it accelerated output and began shipping its flagship sedan to China and the U.K. The youngest publicly traded U.S. carmaker is projected to say tomorrow it delivered a best-ever 7,546 Model S sedans in the period that ended June 30, the average of ... (more)


Related Topix: Tesla Model X, SUV, Tesla Motors, Startups, Hybrid, New York

21 hrs ago | CNN

Chevrolet Volt Partners with MBAs Across America

Chevrolet is providing 12 extended-range electric Volts to help expand a unique program that matches local entrepreneurs and MBA students committed to revitalizing small businesses across America.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Non-Profit, Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Cutting Energy Costs For Businesses, Green Charge Networks Raises $56 Million

Armed with nifty energy management software, thousands of Samsung lithium-ion batteries, and $56 million in outside financing, Green Charge Networks is looking to change the way companies pay for power.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Santa Clara, CA, Santa Clara County, CA


EV calculator finds cheapest car for your commute

Electric-car aficionados love to brag about the low cost of filling up with a power plug, especially when gasoline prices rise.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Nissan Leaf, Nissan, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Chevrolet, Honda Civic, Coupe, Wagon, Honda, Sedan, Business News


Researchers hard at work to make the workhorse lithium ion battery better

As startups bring entirely brand new types of batteries to market , many researchers are still laser focused on the dominant form of batteries in our cell phones, laptops and early electric cars like Tesla's Model S: lithium ion batteries.


Related Topix: Hybrid


These Fishermen Make 'Sea Chairs' From Plastic They Haul In... While They're Still Fishing

Most of us know there are unfortunate amounts of plastic floating about in the world's oceans and that the ubiquitous substance is even making its way into Earth's permanent geological record .


Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, China, Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Energy


Hard Realities Of Battery Research: Promising Electrode Hasn't Panned Out

News of new battery technologies breaks regularly, most researchers claiming to have devised a system promising greater range, better stability, lighter weight, lower cost--all characteristics desirable in electric vehicles.


Related Topix: Hybrid

Battery Life 'Holy Grail' Discovered. Phones May Last 300% Longer

It comes top of almost all 'most wanted' polls, but manufacturers rarely listen.


Related Topix: Stanford University, Startups, Hybrid


Tesla and Panasonic said to reach agreement on Gigafactory

Tesla and Panasonic have reached an agreement on the so-called Gigafactory, a factory for building batteries for future Tesla electric cars.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Hybrid

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Panasonic to initially invest $200-300 million in Tesla battery plant: source

Panasonic Corp plans to initially invest about 20 billion to 30 billion yen in Tesla Motors Inc's planned lithium-ion battery plant in the United States, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Hybrid


2015 Cayenne S E-Hybrid plug-in headlines new Porsche Suv lineup

The 2015 Porsche Cayenne debuts with a few interesting lineup changes. The most radical change is the premiere of the Cayenne S E-Hybrid, a quick, powerful gas-electric SUV with all-electric driving capabilities.


Related Topix: Porsche Cayenne, Porsche, Hybrid, SUV, Porsche Panamera, Sedan, Coupe, Porsche 918 Spyder, Convertible, Porsche Macan

Hindustan Times

Mahindra to introduce new variants of e20

Mahindra's latest electric vehicle, the e2o, will soon get a power steering-equipped variant.


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GM puts wireless charge pads that might actually work with your phone into new Cadillacs

GM's first car capable of charging your smartphone without a cord will be a Cadillac, not a Chevy Volt.


Related Topix: Cadillac ATS, Cadillac, Coupe, Sedan, Chevrolet Volt, Wagon, Hybrid, Hatchback, Cadillac CTS, Chevrolet, SUV, Cadillac Escalade, Automakers, General Motors

Smartphone battery "holy grail" may double life in near future

This week the folks behind a paper published in Nature Nanotechnology have suggested they've stabilized the "holy grail" of batteries.


Related Topix: Hybrid


Plug-In Electric Cars: How To Buy A Second Charging Cable

If you own a plug-in electric car, what's the best way to get a second charging cable to supplement the one that came with your vehicle? It all started when reader Brandt Buffham of Santa Clarita, California, bought a Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid sedan.


Related Topix: Ford Fusion Energi, Ford, Sedan, Wagon, Ford C-Max Energi, Hatchback, Ford Focus Electric, Hybrid, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet


Advanced Lithium-Ion Battery Simulation Tools Available

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Department of Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy


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