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  • New device boosts road time for Tesla, Leaf drivers

    New device boosts road time for Tesla, Leaf drivers

    Nissan Leafs, which go about 107 miles on a charge, sometimes end up relegated to commuter cars due to battery-range worries. The mass-market, standard Tesla Model 3 can go double that but still can be disconcerting on long road trips. Both batteries…
    - 2 days ago 21 Nov 17, 6:53am -
  • 'Ion billiards' cue novel material synthesis method

    'Ion billiards' cue novel material synthesis method

    A team of researchers has developed a novel material synthesis method called proton-driven ion introduction (PDII) which utilizes a phenomenon similar to 'ion billiards.' The new method could pave the way for creating numerous new materials, thus dra…
    - 6 days ago 17 Nov 17, 7:37am -
  • Renaissance of the iron-air battery

    Renaissance of the iron-air battery

    Iron-air batteries promise a considerably higher energy density than present-day lithium-ion batteries. Their main constituent -- iron -- is an abundant and therefore cheap material. Scientists have now successfully observed with nano-scale precision…
    - 7 days ago 16 Nov 17, 7:50am -
  • Microscopic defects make lithium-ion batteries better

    Microscopic defects make lithium-ion batteries better

    High-performance electrodes for lithium-ion batteries can be improved by paying closer attention to their defects -- and capitalizing on them, according to scientists.
    - 24 days ago 30 Oct 17, 5:47am -
  • New studies on disordered cathodes may provide much-needed jolt to lithium batteries
    Scientists have come up with a set of rules for making new disordered materials, a process that had previously been driven by trial-and-error. They also found a way to incorporate fluorine, which makes the material both more stable and have higher ca…
    - 26 days ago 28 Oct 17, 7:40am -
  • Safer and more powerful lithium-ion batteries
    Researchers are working to improve conductivity and safety in the batteries, which are used to power many electronic devices around the world, including laptops, artificial hearts and cell phones.
    - 27 days ago 27 Oct 17, 11:15am -
  • First close-ups of finger-like growths that trigger battery fires
    Scientists have captured the first atomic-level images of finger-like growths called dendrites that can pierce the barrier between battery compartments and trigger short circuits or fires. Dendrites and the problems they cause have been a stumbling b…
    - 28 days ago 26 Oct 17, 11:23am -
  • Novel catalyst for rechargeable metal-air batteries
    Scientists have introduced a novel catalyst to accelerate the commercialization of metal-air batteries. The new catalyst possesses the structure of nanofiber-based perovskite materials and exhibits excellent electrochemical performance, close to that…
    - 29 days ago 25 Oct 17, 7:31am -

Energy Technology

  • Topological insulators: One glimpse is enough
    The Nobel Prize for physics in 2016 was awarded for the theory of topological matter. Topological insulators are new materials with special electronic properties and are of great fundamental and applications-oriented interest. Nevertheless, physicist…
    - 2 days ago 21 Nov 17, 9:23am -
  • New device boosts road time for Tesla, Leaf drivers

    New device boosts road time for Tesla, Leaf drivers

    Nissan Leafs, which go about 107 miles on a charge, sometimes end up relegated to commuter cars due to battery-range worries. The mass-market, standard Tesla Model 3 can go double that but still can be disconcerting on long road trips. Both batteries…
    - 2 days ago 21 Nov 17, 6:53am -
  • Quantum dots amplify light with electrical pumping

    Quantum dots amplify light with electrical pumping

    In a breakthrough development, scientists have shown that they can successfully amplify light using electrically excited films of the chemically synthesized semiconductor nanocrystals known as quantum dots.
    - 2 days ago 20 Nov 17, 2:44pm -
  • Artificial photosynthesis gets big boost from new catalyst

    Artificial photosynthesis gets big boost from new catalyst

    A new catalyst brings researchers one step closer to artificial photosynthesis -- a system that, just like plants, would use renewable energy to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into stored chemical energy. By both capturing carbon emissions and storing…
    - 3 days ago 20 Nov 17, 8:13am -
  • Hydrogen cars for the masses one step closer to reality, thanks to invention

    Hydrogen cars for the masses one step closer to reality, thanks to invention

    A new device that can inexpensively and efficiently create and store energy and create hydrogen fuel, and that needs only sunlight to operate, has now been developed by researchers.
    - 3 days ago 20 Nov 17, 6:37am -
  • Peace, equality and prosperity all depend on affordable clean energy, study shows
    The UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals are aimed at achieving equality, securing global peace and ending extreme poverty – an ambitious agenda that will require a wide-range of conditions to be met. But one requirement lies at the center of mo…
    - 3 days ago 20 Nov 17, 5:59am -
  • The latest poop from the turkey coop

    The latest poop from the turkey coop

    Treated excrement from turkeys, chickens and other poultry, when converted to combustible solid biomass fuel, could replace approximately 10 percent of coal used in electricity generation, reducing greenhouse gases and providing an alternative energy…
    - 3 days ago 20 Nov 17, 5:54am -
  • Breakthrough could launch organic electronics beyond cell phone screens

    Breakthrough could launch organic electronics beyond cell phone screens

    A new discovery points the way to more widespread use of an advanced technology generally known as organic electronics.
    - 5 days ago 17 Nov 17, 4:07pm -

Green Auto

  • newAll BMW i3 EVs ever sold in U.S. are recalled over crash test results

    All BMW i3 EVs ever sold in U.S. are recalled over crash test results

    Filed under:Green,Recalls,BMW,Safety,United States,Hatchback,Electric,LuxuryWear your seat belt.Continue reading All BMW i3 EVs ever sold in U.S. are recalled over crash test resultsAll BMW i3 EVs ever sol…
    - 11 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 1:15pm -
  • newLyft wins permit to test self-driving cars in California

    Lyft wins permit to test self-driving cars in California

    Filed under:Government/Legal,Green,Emerging Technologies,Technology,AutonomousUber has had its permit since March.Continue reading Lyft wins permit to test self-driving cars in CaliforniaLyft wins permit t…
    - 12 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 12:30pm -
  • newHonda EVs to charge in 15 minutes starting in 2022

    Honda EVs to charge in 15 minutes starting in 2022

    Filed under:Green,Honda,Technology,Electric,FutureHonda hasn't chosen its partner to produce next-generation batteries.Continue reading Honda EVs to charge in 15 minutes starting in 2022Honda EVs to charge…
    - 12 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 12:01pm -
  • newApple scientists disclose self-driving car research

    Apple scientists disclose self-driving car research

    Filed under:Green,Safety,Emerging Technologies,Technology,Autonomous,FutureThe scientists proposed a new software approach called "VoxelNet" for helping computers detect three-dimensional objects.Continue reading Apple scie…
    - 16 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 8:27am -
  • newTesla reportedly burning through cash at rate of $8,000 per minute

    Tesla reportedly burning through cash at rate of $8,000 per minute

    Filed under:Earnings/Financials,Green,Tesla,Sedan,Electric"Whether they can last another 10 months or a year, he needs money, and quickly."Continue reading Tesla reportedly burning through cash at rate of $8,000 per minute…
    - 17 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 7:00am -
  • newRegulators circle Uber as data-breach details emerge

    Regulators circle Uber as data-breach details emerge

    Filed under:Green,Technology"There is no question that the previous management and security team at Uber failed in their responsibility to their drivers, to regulators, to justice and above all to customers. That's a pretty…
    - 18 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 6:20am -
  • newHyundai hydrogen fuel-cell SUV spied nearly naked

    Hyundai hydrogen fuel-cell SUV spied nearly naked

    Filed under:Green,Spy Photos,CES,Hyundai,Crossover,SUV,Concept Cars,Future,HydrogenComing soon to a hydrogen fuel station near you ... well, if you're in California.Continue reading Hyundai hydrogen fuel-cell SUV spied near…
    - 19 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 5:15am -
  • Bosch's new brakes last longer, keep wheels clean and reduce emissions

    Bosch's new brakes last longer, keep wheels clean and reduce emissions

    Filed under:Green,Emissions,Emerging TechnologiesThe cost is still a little high.Continue reading Bosch's new brakes last longer, keep wheels clean and reduce emissionsBosch's new brakes last longer, keep…
    - 1 day ago 22 Nov 17, 12:00am -

Inside EV

  • newTesla Destination Charger Count To Grow With New Deal With Hilton
    Hilton is gradually increasing the number of level 2 charging stations at its properties across the U.S., with a particular focus on Tesla Wall Connectors. In 2015 Hilton announced that will install 50 Destination Chargers by the end of the year, and…
    - 11 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 1:00pm -
  • newThis Electric Hypercar Claims To One-Up New Tesla Roadster
    Aims to be the “world’s first electric supercar with on-road and off-road capabilities.” Price? $1 million. With a 0 to 60 mph (96 kph) sprint in an almost unbelievable 1.9 seconds, the new Tesla Roadster is set to become the world’s quicke…
    - 12 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 12:00pm -
  • newCustom Tesla Model 3 First Drive – Video
    Check out this detailed Tesla Model 3 first drive, complete with a closer look at some key features. DÆrik is at it again. Yes, he’s the same guy that has his own Tesla showroom and homemade Supercharger in his garage. Erik was able to get ahold o…
    - 14 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 10:05am -
  • new2018 Nissan LEAF 40 kWh Range Test – Video
    The new 2018 Nissan LEAF (details) undergoes a range tests by James from Electrified Journeys Japan, which ultimately shows that the 40 kWh version is much more capable than the previous 30 kWh options. Depending on the driving condition, the new LE…
    - 15 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 9:00am -
  • newSouthern California Edison: 7 Million Electric Cars In CA By 2030
    Southern California Edison (SCE) just published its Clean Power and Electrification Pathway white paper and it’s super-positive for electric cars. SCE’s updated commitment banks on current programs and further expands upon the state’s clean air…
    - 16 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 8:03am -
  • newNew Aston Martin Vantage Rear Sure Does Resemble Fisker eMotion
    Is Aston Martin toying with Henrik Fisker? Vantage (left) has the exact same line as the EMotion. pic.twitter.com/SegZOKcypX — Tony Markovich (@T_Marko) November 21, 2017 Henrik Fisker designed the original Aston Martin Vantage back in 2005, but th…
    - 17 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 7:09am -
  • newHonda Says It Will Launch An EV In 2022 That Charges In Just 15 Minutes
    According to an exclusive Nikkei report, Honda is aiming for a 15 minute recharge that would net an added 240 km/150 miles range … by 2022.  (We assume that this range figure is Japanese/JC09 based, so more like 120 miles/190 km in the real world…
    - 18 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 6:00am -
  • newElectric Version Planned For Next-Gen Mitsubishi Mirage, Based On Renault Clio
    A fully electric version is already being planned. Mitsubishi’s new and ambitious “Drive for Growth” plan calls for the roll out of 11 models with a focus on SUVs. Six of them are going to be entirely new models, while the remaining five will…
    - 19 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 5:00am -

Battery Power Online

Car Envy

Nissan Vmotion 2.0 concept hints at future sedan and autonomy plans
Filed under:Videos,Detroit Auto Show,Nissan,Sedan,Concept Cars,Beauty RollNissan reveals the Vmotion 2.0 concept at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show, showcasing the future of the automaker's sedan design and Intelligent Mobility…
- 9 Jan 17, 8:30am -
Star Wars Stormtrooper Dodge Charger Beauty-Roll
Filed under:Videos,Dodge,Beauty RollNo voice over. No host in your face. Nothing but the cars you want to see, in glorious high-definition video. Today's subject is the Star Wars Stormtrooper-themed Dodge Charger. Enjoy.Con…
- 18 Dec 15, 9:56am -
2016 Chevrolet Volt Beauty-Roll
Filed under:Videos,Chevrolet,Hatchback,Electric,Hybrid,Beauty RollNo voice over. No host in your face. Nothing but the cars you want to see, in glorious high-definition video. Today's subject is the 2016 Chevrolet Volt. Enj…
- 12 Nov 15, 2:00pm -
2016 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Beauty-Roll
Filed under:Videos,Chevrolet,Coupe,Performance,Beauty RollNo voice over. No host in your face. Nothing but the cars you want to see, in glorious high-definition video. Today's subject is the 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray…
- 9 Nov 15, 4:15pm -
2016 Tesla Model S P90D Beauty-Roll
Filed under:Green,Videos,Tesla,Sedan,Electric,Luxury,Performance,Beauty RollNo voice over. No host in your face. Nothing but the cars you want to see, in glorious high-definition video. Today's subject is the 2016 Tesla Mod…
- 6 Nov 15, 12:01pm -
2016 Hyundai Sonata Sport 2.0T Beauty Roll
Filed under:Videos,Hyundai,Sedan,Beauty RollNo voice over. No host in your face. Nothing but the cars you want to see, in glorious high-definition video. Today's subject is the 2016 Hyundai Sonata Sport 2.0T. Enjoy.Continue…
- 3 Nov 15, 8:30am -

Fuel Cell

Power Electronics

Green Tech from Tech Crunch

  • Canadian grocery chain orders 25 Tesla electric Semi trucks

    Canadian grocery chain orders 25 Tesla electric Semi trucks

     Tesla’s Semi is off to a promising start, despite there being no official pricing information available yet: In addition to a Walmart pilot, Canadian grocery giant Loblaw is purchasing 25 of the heavy duty all-electric transport trucks (via Canad…
    - 5 days ago 18 Nov 17, 8:52am -
  • Walmart plans to pilot test the new Tesla Semi

    Walmart plans to pilot test the new Tesla Semi

     Walmart says that it intends to be among the first companies to pilot Tesla’s new all-electric Semi heavy-duty truck. The retailer told CNBC that it’s “excited to be among the first” to test the new vehicle, and to see how it might help the…
    - 6 days ago 17 Nov 17, 8:34am -
  • Watch Tesla’s new Roadster show off its record-breaking speed

    Watch Tesla’s new Roadster show off its record-breaking speed

     Tesla has delivered the ultimate fan car – a revamped version of its original Roadster, with crazy fast acceleration of 0 to 60 mph in just 1.9 seconds, 0 to 100 mph times of only 4.2 seconds, a top speed north of 250 mph and 621 miles of estimat…
    - 6 days ago 17 Nov 17, 6:57am -
  • The Tesla Semi tackles this classic truck safety problem using tech

    The Tesla Semi tackles this classic truck safety problem using tech

     Tesla’s Semi is an all-electric semi truck, which itself is a major feat, but its powertrain isn’t the only technological innovation that the automaker is applying to trucking. One other key element of the new Semi is that it will automatically…
    - 6 days ago 16 Nov 17, 8:44pm -
  • Here’s what it’s like to sit in the new Tesla Semi

    Here’s what it’s like to sit in the new Tesla Semi

     Tesla’s truck is a departure from more traditional diesel-powered equivalents in a number of ways, but it might be most starkly different when it comes to the cabin. I got the chance to spend some time in and around the Tesla Semi, and it’s goi…
    - 6 days ago 16 Nov 17, 8:40pm -
  • Tesla opens two largest Supercharger stations and a customer lounge

    Tesla opens two largest Supercharger stations and a customer lounge

     Tesla has opened new Supercharger stations in California, the largest it has built to date. These are a new kind of Supercharger for the automaker, with not only the most stalls of any Supercharger station to date, at 40 per station, but also a ded…
    - 7 days ago 15 Nov 17, 2:02pm -
  • This tech startup is trying to tackle waste in Africa
    Kenya has a waste management problem, especially in the country’s capital of Nairobi. As of 2016, Nairobi was producing around 2,400 tons of waste every day but only 38 percent of that trash was collected and less than 10 percent was recycled. That…
    - 9 days ago 14 Nov 17, 11:56am -
  • EV startup Nio reportedly raises $1B from Tencent and others

    EV startup Nio reportedly raises $1B from Tencent and others

     Electric cars are set to become an increasingly lucrative investment target, if they continuing enjoying the strong support of global initiatives to lower emissions and put clearer vehicles on roads. So expect more funding like the reported $1 bill…
    - 14 days ago 9 Nov 17, 9:47am -