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  1. Buffett, Musk to spark a lithium boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | USA Today

    Buffett, Musk to spark a lithium boom Tesla's biggest rival in the booming market will likely be a Chinese automaker backed by Warren Buffett. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1SsjRp9 The salt flats of Uyuni have triggered international interest among energy companies due to its lithium reserves and Bolivia hopes the metal could power a green revolution when electric cars reach mass production.


  2. Road Test: Chevrolet Volt zaps electric range anxietyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | InsideHalton.com

    If you've considered an electric car, the timing and pricing right now could be enough to put you behind the wheel of a Volt. If you've considered an electric car, the timing and pricing right now could be enough to put you behind the wheel of a Volt.


  3. New supercapacitor design offers record high-energy storageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KurzweilAI.net

    Samples of the new hybrid sol-gel material are shown placed on a clear plastic substrate for testing Using a hybrid silica sol-gel material and self-assembled monolayers of a common fatty acid, Georgia Tech researchers have developed a new supercapacitor material that provides electrical-energy storage capacity rivaling some batteries. Capacitors can provide large amounts of current quickly , unlike batteries.


  4. Hacker discovers major vulnerability in GM cars, hijacks vehicle functionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mashable

    Samy Kamkar, a hacker who runs YouTube channel Applied Hacking , recently demonstrated a device which allows him to take control of a 2013 Chevrolet Volt equipped with General Motor's OnStar concierge service. The vulnerability, which theoretically impacts all OnStar-equipped vehicles with the RemoteLink mobile app, allows the hacker to take control of various vehicle functions.


  5. Hackers can open doors, start engine via GM OnStar app [w/video]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Autoblog

    Fiat Chrysler isn't the only automaker facing a hacking problem. A new report from Reuters indicates a research has found a way into products from General Motors by way of the company's OnStar RemoteLink mobile app .


  6. Airwheel Electric Self-balancing unicycle for adults Best Option for Environmental ConsiderationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | LivePressWorld

    Perhaps pollution is one of the most heated problems that the whole world is suffering from. There are many reasons that lead to the pollution around the world and waste disposal from various vehicles cannot be ignored.


  7. Solar-powered car race heats upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KXAN-TV Austin

    Today is the final racing day for the solar-powered cars at the Circuit of the America's track . The free event showcases student led teams tasked with the job of building a super-fast and efficient solar-powered car.


  8. Hacker shows he can locate, unlock and remote start GM vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ITworld

    A security researcher has posted a video on YouTube demonstrating how a device he made can intercept wireless communications to locate, unlock and remotely start GM vehicles that use the OnStar RemoteLink mobile app. Samy Kamkar, who refers to himself as a hacker and whistleblower, posted the video today showing him using a device he calls OwnStar.


  9. Electric Cars: Their past, present and futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CIO

    Electric and hybrid cars are making more appearances among the gas-reliant sedans and SUVs on the road, but what makes an electric car different from a gas-powered car -- other than just plugging it in? Spotting a fancy new Tesla on the road might seem novel, but electric cars are nothing new. And, of course, hybrids like the Prius dot the highways.


  10. Sol-Gel Capacitor Dielectric Offers Record-High Energy StorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Wireless Design & Development

    Using a hybrid silica sol-gel material and self-assembled monolayers of a common fatty acid, researchers have developed a new capacitor dielectric material that provides an electrical energy storage capacity rivaling certain batteries, with both a high energy density and high power density. If the material can be scaled up from laboratory samples, devices made from it could surpass traditional electrolytic capacitors for applications in electromagnetic propulsion, electric vehicles and defibrillators.


  11. BMW paying Bay Area i3 owners up to $1,540 to delay chargingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CNET News.com

    With more and more plug-in cars hitting the roads, there's been growing concern over the strain these vehicles will have on the nation's power grid. BMW thinks it may have a solution in California.


  12. How battery-powered homes are unplugging AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Canberra Times

    Whiltsher's bill has more than halved. She enjoys the novelty of watching her "new toy" transforming the flow of energy around her house, leaving her largely independent of the wires outside. 1 comment

  13. VIDEO: Porsche imagines a sporty, efficient futureRead the original story

    Friday | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    "It's about nothing less than proving that efficiency and sports performance can go hand in hand," claims Porsche in its new video. Meant to detail the German carmaker's E-Mobility philosophy, the three minute-long clip shows off the Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid , Panamera S E-Hybrid and 918 Spyder - all three models are plug-in hybrids, in case you weren't aware of said fact.


  14. Flyboy puts mobility at your feetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Iol.co.za

    ... it works a treat." According to the official description, the Flyboy is a self-balancing, battery powered electric vehicle suitable for low-speed personal transportation. The Flyboy does not have a handle bar and is more like a skateboard, except ...


  15. 20 Cars With The Best Fuel EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Forbes.com

    The EPA's fuel economy champ for 2015, the compact i3 comes wrapped in oddly polarizing styling and is so much more, and in many ways less, than an electric 3 Series. It puts the equivalent of 170 horsepower to the pavement, with 100 percent of the electric motor's torque available immediately, which makes it feel peppier than expected.


  16. SunEdison's Energy Storage Endeavor Is Showing PromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Seeking Alpha

    SunEdison recently started investing heavily into the energy storage arena by acquiring lithium-ion battery producer Solar Grid Storage and partnering with Advanced Microgrid Solutions. This new partnership with Advanced Microgrid Solutions, which entails installing 50 MWs of energy storage across Los Angelus, should give SunEdison invaluable experience in areas such as load-shifting.


  17. Solid State Thin Film Battery Market at $65.9 Million Are Anticipated to Reach $5.95 Billion by 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | SBWire

    A new study on Solid State Thin Film Battery Market Shares and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2013-2019. The 2013 study has 344 pages, 151 tables and figures.


  18. GM Says It Fixed OnStar Security Issue That Allow Hackers To Open And Start Cars RemotelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | AutoSpies

    Samy Kamkar, in a YouTube video posted Thursday featuring a Chevrolet Volt, says he can hack into OnStar's RemoteLink mobile app by intercepting communication between a mobile phone with the app and OnStar servers.


  19. 's Products of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Machine Design

    The BK250A nickel metal hydride battery has a rated discharge capacity of 2250 mAh at ambient temperatures between -30 and 65 C. Designed for reaching higher energy levels, the batteries offer up to three times the capacity of nickel cadmium batteries for longer run times between charges. W batteries are available as back up, standard, high rate discharge, button top, and infrastructure types to suit various different applications.


  20. New Market Research Report: Boston-Power, Inc. - Clean Technology - Deals and Alliances ProfileRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | PR-inside.com

    Recently published research from GlobalData, "Boston-Power, Inc. - Clean Technology - Deals and Alliances Profile", is now available at Fast Market Research Boston-Power, Inc. is a high power battery technology and products provider. The company offers lithium-ion battery cells, modules, blocks and systems.