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3 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Asia Races To Lock Up Lithium Supply Ahead Of Major Battery Ramp-Up

Lithium has been one of the cornerstones of success for the mobile phone, smartphone, laptop, and tablet PC markets over the past decade.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Hybrid, Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Toyota Motor, Automakers

7 hrs ago | AutoSpies

Up To The Task? Confessions Of A Tesla And Volt Owner About The New BMW i3

I can't imagine anyone seriously cross-shopping the i3 and the Model S once the differences between the two cars become apparent.


Related Topix: BMW i3, Hatchback, BMW, Tesla Model S, Sedan, Hybrid, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Autos

11 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

How Harley-Davidson and Yamaha Are Breaking the Mold With Their New Electric Bikes

What sounds like a jet engine, goes from zero to 60 in four seconds, and uses 220 VAC for fuel? It's the new LiveWire electric bike, now under development by the iconic American motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson , on-street machines.


Related Topix: Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Harley Davidson, Automakers, Yamaha Motorcycle, Hybrid

13 hrs ago | AutoWeek

84-mpg luxury sedan set for spring 2015 intro in North America at close to $100,000a

The Mercedes-Benz S550 Plug-In Hybrid is set to make its public debut at the Paris auto show in October.


Related Topix: Mercedes Benz S550, Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes Benz Ml500, Hybrid, Autos

16 hrs ago | GigaOM

At a big solar show, batteries take center stage

The world's largest solar companies have filled three floors of the Moscone Center in downtown San Francisco this week with solar gear, everything from next-generation solar panels to robots that assemble solar cells.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Robots, Science / Technology, Hybrid, Tesla Motors, Startups

20 hrs ago | GlobalNews

How to take care of your smartphone's battery in the summer heat

Anyone who has left their phone out in the sun has seen the infamous "Your phone needs to cool down" message at one time or another.


Related Topix: Hybrid

Tue Jul 08, 2014


Recharge Wrap-up: Batty battery covers, Mercedes at Silvretta, new Hyundai Sonata Hybrid delayed

Apparently, Chevrolet Volt battery covers make suitable homes for bats. As part of an Eagle Scout project, Matthew Netherland created 30 bat houses out of scrapped Volt battery covers donated by Chevy .


Related Topix: Hyundai Sonata, Hybrid, Hyundai, Sedan, Chevrolet Volt, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Saturn, Milford, MI, Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive, Mercedes-Benz B-Class, Mercedes-Benz

R & D

Using sand to improve battery performance

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering have created a lithium ion battery that outperforms the current industry standard by three times.


Related Topix: UC Riverside, Hybrid, San Clemente, CA

Wireless Design & Development

Silicon Sponge Improves Lithium-Ion Battery Performance

Increasing battery's storage capacity could allow laptops, electric vehicles to run longer Richland, Wash.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Chemistry, Science, UC San Diego

Christian Science Monitor

Tesla Motors Model S receives highest score for high quality

A man looks at Tesla Motors' Model S P85 at its showroom in Beijing in Jan. 29, 2014.


Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet

Evaluating Toyota's Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car Gamble

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Related Topix: Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Auto Dealers, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Business News

Pacific Daily News

Maximizing your car's fuel economy

Keeping an eye on your fuel economy can put dollars in your pocket. The folks behind the invaluable website -- the U.S. Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency -- offer some new tips, including how to maximize the miles per gallon of hybrids, electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids.


Related Topix: Department of Energy, Hybrid

The Globe and Mail

BMW guides i3 buyers to solar power

The BMW i3's lithium-ion battery technology is mature and not likely to advance further, according to experts of the EV.


Related Topix: BMW i3, Hatchback, BMW, Coupe, BMW i8, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Hybrid, Home Listing, Home

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Resource Investing News

Stria Lithium (TSXV:SRA) on Lithium Investing News

Stria Lithium Inc. is rapidly advancing its proprietary lithium processing technologies alongside development at its 100 percent owned Pontax and Willcox exploration properties in Canada and Arizona .


Related Topix: Serono SA, Biotech, Hybrid


Africa to England On A Single Tank

A Mercedes-Benz E 300 BlueTec Hybrid, a single tank of gas and 27 hours make for one truly epic road trip.


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Convertible, Mercedes-Benz, Sedan, Autos

WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

Eagle Scout Builds Bat-Boxes for Consumers Energy

Consumer Energy's hydro properties will have more houses for bats thanks to a Boy Scout and electric car parts from General Motors.


Related Topix: Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Motley Fool

Which Automakers Are Actually Serious About the Business of Making EVs?

Every automaker with the intention of selling vehicles in the United States has an electric vehicle program of some kind in the works.


Related Topix: Marketing, Tesla Model X, SUV, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Toyota RAV4, Toyota Prius Plug-in, Toyota, Toyota RAV4 EV

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

7 Electric Vehicles Making Huge Sales Gains in 2014

There is no question the popularity of electric vehicles is spiking in 2014. Through the first six months of the year, sales of plug-in EVs are up 48 percent in the United States, according to automaker sales stats compiled by AutoBlogGreen .


Related Topix: Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet

Better Homes & Gardens


Adventure package includes a Wi-Fi remote, quick release buckles, curved and flat adhesive mounts, 3-way pivot arm and USB chargin g cable Combined with 30% longer-life lithium ion battery life, faster built-in Wi-Fi and a sharper lens, the HERO3+ Black Edition is the most advanced GoPro yet New SuperView? video mode records immersive wide angle ... (more)


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Wireless, Hybrid

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Nissan sees strong June sales for electric car

Angie Vorhies plugs in the charging cord to her Nissan Leaf electric vehicle at a mall Nov. 13, 2013, in San Diego.


Related Topix: Nissan Leaf, Nissan, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Chevrolet, Chevrolet Spark EV, Tesla Model S, Sedan, Ford Fusion Energi, Ford, SUV, Toyota RAV4 EV, Toyota


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