If you drive an electric vehicle in Illinois, you’re going to get a little shock when it comes time for your annual vehicle registration. Last weekend, the Illinois National Assembly approved raising annual vehicle registration […]
Lithium-ion Batteries Could Become Safer and More Powerful
A group of researchers from Columbia University have created a new technique to make longer-lasting lithium batteries that are safer than our current stock. By combining a solid-state ceramic electrolyte with boron nitrate to separate […]
Ford Invests Further in EVs with $500 Million to Electric Truck Maker Rivian
Ford is set to invest $500 million in EV start-up Rivian, pending regulatory approval. The move comes after Ford announced it will invest $11 billion in EV development over the next five years. Presumably Ford […]
Electric Vehicles Enjoy Lower Emissions, Regardless of Energy Source
No matter where your electric vehicle’s energy comes from – natural gas, solar panels, or even coal – new research from Northwestern University shows it’s still likely better for the environment than conventional vehicles. The […]
Electric Vehicle Range Could Skyrocket with High-Density Innolith Battery
Electric vehicle range, as well as the high cost, has been a major challenge to the EV market. EV manufacturers the world over are working to solve both these problems, seeking that golden egg that […]
Tesla Model Y Announced: The Low-Cost SUV That Tesla Needs to Compete
On Thursday, Elon Musk announced the new Tesla Model Y at the Tesla Design Studio in LA. As the US continues to buy up more and more SUVs, Tesla’s new compact crossover helps keep the […]
Nissan releases cost of long-range LEAF PLUS, and its more than the Tesla Model 3
Nissan has announced that the new LEAF PLUS, the extended-range version of its popular LEAF, will be available in the US this March and it will cost $36,500. That’s $6,500 more than the standard LEAF […]
Tesla Owners Suffer Through the Polar Vortex While Solar Panels Keep Plugging Away
Below freezing temperatures means EV owners are suffering huge drops in their vehicles’ range Chicago and much of the Midwest are still caught in the throes of ice, snow, bitter wind, and cold. It’s not […]
Tesla Model S Converted into a Police Car
Speeders Beware: Don’t get caught by the Tesla Model S Police Car in Fremont, California According to a recent press release, the Fremont Police Department have converted a Tesla Model S into a police car. […]
History Made as Electric Aircraft Crosses English Channel
It’s inspiring to think that no matter how much we achieve as a technological species, there will always be more firsts for the record books. On July 10th, a whole new page was added, as […]
New NASA Mission Focuses Upon Electric Cars
NASA turns its research ability towards studying how commuting in electric vehicles can help directly reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Flying Drone A Weird Feature For Renault Plug-In Concept
The new Kwid Concept, besides looking like a fun-driving vehicle, also comes with a rather unique, semi-robotic flying helping hand.
Kia Niro Concept A Slick Looking Urban Hybrid Idea
Kia Motors debuts in the United States a new hybrid concept envisioned as an urban offering also equipped with four wheel drive.
Serious Electric Car Production Growth Predicted
A new report suggests worldwide production of electric cars for 2014 will rise by over two-thirds compared to last year.