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The Explosive 360 Turnaround of Electric Car Growth

The Explosive 360 Turnaround of Electric Car Growth

  In the past, customers didn’t have many choices with the electric vehicle, but the popularity of these cars has been slowly rising. What has contributed to its popularity? First, low operational costs, strong policy support from the government and ...

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TFOT 2013 Round-Up: Year in Review

TFOT 2013 Round-Up: Year in Review

Although some tech enthusiasts considered 2013 to be a “blah” year for technology, we have found that it was a year that drastically improved existing technologies while laying the groundwork for even better ones to emerge in the future. While ...

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An Electric Car Battery that can Last 27 Years!

An Electric Car Battery that can Last 27 Years!

The prototype battery (credit: ZSW) Cell formation lab (Credit: ZSW) German scientists developed one of the most efficient lithium-ion batteries which can retain 85% of their capacity for more than 27 years after being used daily. This super battery also ...

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Wireless Charging Electric Bus Tested in Germany

Wireless Charging Electric Bus Tested in Germany

Primove bus demo Primove bus conductive charge system Primove chrger on the road A small scale test currently being conducted in Germany might one day change the way we use both public and private transportation. Two local buses have been ...

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Volvo Super Fast Electric Charger Getting Ready

Volvo Super Fast Electric Charger Getting Ready

The Volvo C30 Electric prototype charger The Volvo flexible charger diagram The Swedish automaker recently introduced a new technology into its C30 electric car which will enable it to fully charge in only 90 minutes. Most current generation electric cars ...

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HIRIKO – Collapsible Electric Citycar

HIRIKO – Collapsible Electric Citycar

The HIRIKO Citycar The HIRIKO Project is a tiny 2 seat car powered by an electric engine and capable of folding for storage/parking. The car which was originally conceived by researchers in the MIT-Media lab is now in final development ...

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Tesla Motors Model X – The Electric SUV

Tesla Motors Model X – The Electric SUV

Tesla Motors Model X – Electric SUV The U.S. car manufacturer Tesla Motors unveiled the upcoming Model X an all-electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) that will combine high performance with environment friendliness. The original Tesla Roadster introduced in 2008 is ...

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Rapid Recharge Improves Electric Vehicles

Rapid Recharge Improves Electric Vehicles

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently demonstrated a rapid-recharging system, designed to improve electric vehicles’ operation. Their project aims to change public perceptions about the practicality of such vehicles.   MIT Electric Vehicle Team member Radu Gogoana works ...

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Segway and GM Unveil PUMA

Segway and GM Unveil PUMA

Segway, Inc. of Bedford, New Hampshire, has partnered with General Motors Corporation of Detroit, Michigan, to create PUMA – Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility vehicle. A small personal vehicle operating on a rechargeable battery, the PUMA is designed for efficiency ...

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