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Californians like their electric vehicles , but a significant minority do wish their cars could go farther without having to be plugged in .
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John is Senior Editor for High Gear Media. In addition to news coverage and new car reviews, John creates and oversees all editorial for High Gear's... More There are lots of very good plug-in electric cars for sale now, and some of them are starting to show up on used-car lots.
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A number of research efforts are under way at the university level to use nanotechnology to improve the composition of lithium-ion batteries.
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Nothing matters more to the continued revival and future success of General Motors than the all-new, full-size pickups.
Joel oversees High Gear Media's social media channels, video, and OEM outreach, while also reporting the latest automotive news.
Ninety-seven teams from 28 Colorado schools participated in today's car competitions hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory .
B456 Systems Inc, the lithium-ion battery maker which received a $249 million U.S. government grant, won court approval for its bankruptcy plan on Monday.
I'm riding in a red Tesla Model S, the stunning all-electric vehicle from PayPal founder Elon Musk, and realize that this is less a car than a piece of philosophy.
John is Senior Editor for High Gear Media. In addition to news coverage and new car reviews, John creates and oversees all editorial for High Gear's... More Making a battery for an electric car is more like assembling microelectronics than the kind of auto-plant scenes we think of, involving huge steel stamping presses and battalions of automated ... (more)
Antony is an automotive obsessive: Whether it drives, sits there looking pretty or intrigues from afar, he'll talk and write about it.
The Toyota model which use the lithium-ion batteries are the Prius Plug-in Hybrid, the RAV4 EV and the European Prius+. The automaker plans to increase production of the lithium ion batteries sixfold and according to Nikkei newspaper, the automaker and its production partner Panasonic aim at building a production line with a capacity of 20,000 ... (more)
From the outside, the new Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid looks exactly the same as the rest of the Fusion family -- until you notice its charger port, which lights up to indicate that the battery is fully juiced.
In October 2004, then California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger rolled up to a pioneering fueling station at Los Angeles International Airport in a hydrogen-powered metallic blue Hummer loaned to him by General Motors Corp.
There's something to be said about Lincoln focusing so much of its attention on the West Coast in launching the 2013 MKZ Hybrid.
Ever wonder what happened to events in the auto industry that were supposed to occur but didn't? You might have seen a news story on a site like ours of a promise by an automaker that sounded legitimate with Actress Sharon Stone unveils the new Lotus Esprit during the new during the press day of the LA Auto Show in Los Angeles, California on ... (more)