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Tesla wants to cut size of board from 11 directors to 7  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Tesla plans to cut its board of directors from 11 to seven in a move the electric-car maker says will allow the board to... more
Tesla wants to cut size of board from 11 directors to 7  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Tesla proposes to cut its board from 11 directors to 7 in a move the car maker says will make the group more nimble more
Costa Rica bets on ending fossil fuel use by 2050  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Eric Orlich and his wife Gioconda Rojas own two electric vehicles, which they charge at home in the garage thanks to solar panels on their roof. more
Tesla to Shrink Board to 7 Directors From 11  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Tesla said on Friday that four members of its eleven-member board would be leaving over the next two years, as the electric car company looks to streamline its board. more
Audi’s first electric car reportedly delayed again because of a battery shortage  THE VERGE · 2 days
Audi has reportedly delayed deliveries of its first flagship electric vehicle, the E-tron, because of issues securing enough batteries from supplier LG Chem, according... more
Through thick and thin: Neutrons track lithium ions in battery electrodes  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Lithium-ion batteries are expected to have a global market value of $47 billion by 2023, but their use in heavy-duty applications such as electric vehicles is... more
How designer NikoNice’s Serbian roots helped build his collaborative workspace  THE VERGE · 2 days
Art director Nikola “NikoNice” Crnobrnja has worked on some amazing projects over the years, from directing... more
2020 Ford Escape debuts in New York with plug-in power - Roadshow  CNET · 3 days
Along with a traditional gas engine, the new Escape will carry both hybrid and plug-in hybrid variants. more
Toyota hybrids drive over 60% of the time in zero emissions mode, study finds  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
A new study carried out by University College Dublin (UCD) academics, published today, has revealed that in typical Irish commuting... more
New research exposes extent of mineral demand for renewable energy technologies  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The growing demand for minerals and metals to build the electric vehicles, solar arrays, wind turbines and other renewable energy infrastructure necessary to meet the ambitious... more
Genesis' tiny, electric Mint concept zips into the New York Auto Show - Roadshow  CNET · 4 days
The Korean automaker says its Mint concept "introduces the new typology of the premium city car as an accessory for... more
Infiniti debuts Qs Inspiration concept EV in Shanghai - Roadshow  CNET · 4 days
The tallish sedan features electric all-wheel drive and a clean, muscular design inspired by folded paper. more
Scientists advance a way to track changes in a person's cardiovascular system  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Every heart beat sends blood flowing throughout the human body. While an electrocardiogram uses a contact approach to measure the electrical activity of the... more
Audi self-driving unit taps newcomer Aeva for its unique lidar  TechCrunch · 4 days
Audi’s self-driving unit has tapped a startup with a unique approach to lidar as it ramps up testing in Munich using a fleet of autonomous electric e-tron crossover... more
Genesis made a miniature mint green electric car for the urban future  THE VERGE · 4 days
Genesis is not a well-known brand in the US — only around 100 dealers feature the automaker’s cars on their lots — but the... more
Shared electric scooters surge, overtaking docked bikes  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Electric scooters are overtaking station-based bicycles as the most popular form of shared transportation outside transit and cars. more
Scientists advance a way to track changes in a person's cardiovascular system  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Every heart beat sends blood flowing throughout the human body. While an electrocardiogram uses a contact approach to measure the electrical activity of the... more
Shared electric scooters surge, overtaking docked bikes  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Electric scooters are overtaking station-based bicycles as the most popular form of shared transportation outside transit and cars more
Solar car startup Sono to build in Sweden, starting in 2020  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Munich-based startup Sono Motors plans to build the first mass produced solar electric vehicle in Sweden, starting next year. more
Jaguar I-Pace cleans up at 2019 World Car Awards - Roadshow  CNET · 4 days
Jaguar's electric crossover took home three awards at the 2019 New York Auto Show. more
Solar car startup Sono to build in Sweden, starting in 2020  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Munich-based startup Sono Motors plans to build the first mass production solar electric vehicle in Sweden, starting next year more
Electric cars can clean up the mining industry – here's how  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Growing demand for electric vehicles is important to help cut transport emissions, but it will also lead to new mining. Without a careful approach, we could... more
Nikola’s off-road EV is a high-tech speed demon  THE VERGE · 5 days
Nikola Motors is a startup that’s developing electric big rigs, but it’s also funneling some of that knowledge into a... more
2020 Toyota Highlander debuts in New York with fresh looks and new tech - Roadshow  CNET · 5 days
The fourth generation of Toyota's Highlander SUV hits the New York Auto Show with a hybrid option and... more
Electric sedans are winning the Shanghai Auto Show  THE VERGE · 5 days
Sedan sales may be collapsing in the United States, but some of China’s highest-profile automakers have announced all-electric cars —... more
New discovery makes fast-charging, better performing lithium-ion batteries possible  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Creating a lithium-ion battery that can charge in a matter of minutes but still operate at a high capacity is possible. This development has the potential to improve battery performance... more
New discovery makes fast-charging, better performing lithium-ion batteries possible  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Creating a lithium-ion battery that can charge in a matter of minutes but still operate at a high capacity is possible, according to research from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute just published... more
Fully electric Aston Martin Rapide E debuts in Shanghai - Roadshow  CNET · 6 days
Aston Martin's first electric car will also be a very exclusive one, limited to just 155 examples. more
Aston Martin’s first electric car is finally here  THE VERGE · 6 days
The first all-electric Aston Martin has finally been revealed, nearly four years after it was originally announced. Based on the... more
Electric car makers woo Chinese buyers with range, features  ABC NEWS · 6 days
Automakers showcase electric SUVs and sedans with more range and luxury features at Shanghai auto show to appeal to Chinese drivers as Beijing slashes subsidies more
New registrations for electric vehicles doubled in U.S. since last year  TechCrunch · 6 days
Electric vehicles, still a small percentage of the total automotive market in the U.S., are beginning to gain ground, according to analysis by IHS Markit. There... more
Facebook prototypes a swipeable hybrid carousel of feed posts & Stories  TechCrunch · 7 days
Feed and Stories unite! Facebook is so eager to preempt the shift to Stories that it might even let us use the same interface of horizontally... more
Volkswagen unveils fully-electric SUV for China market  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Volkswagen is planning to release a fully-electric SUV in China which could compete with Tesla's Model X. more
Audi AI:Me concept is an autonomous city car of the future - Roadshow  CNET · 7 days
Audi's concept electric car combines a surprisingly large cabin, self-driving technology and even VR technology to create a high-tech rush hour refuge. more
Volkswagen unveils fully-electric SUV for China market  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Volkswagen is planning to release a fully-electric SUV in China which could compete with Tesla's Model X more
VW I.D. Roomzz concept previews an electric, 3-row SUV for 2021 - Roadshow  CNET · 1 week
Volkswagen's EV concept brings 280 miles of all-electric range and "completely new seating configurations" to the 2019 Shanghai Motor Show. more
China's auto show highlights electric ambitions  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
This year's Shanghai auto show highlights the global industry's race to make electric cars Chinese drivers want to buy as Beijing winds down subsidies that promoted sales. more
Tesla is raising the price of its full self-driving option  TechCrunch · 1 week
In a few weeks, Tesla buyers will have to pay more for an option that isn’t completely functional, but that CEO Elon Musk promises will one day deliver... more
Tesla Makes It Harder to Buy Its $35,000 Electric Car  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Tesla announced another series of changes to its lineup and pricing late Thursday to "simplify vehicle choices." more
Tesla to stop selling $35,000 Model 3 online  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Tesla has pulled the plug on Internet sales of its cheapest Model 3 sedan in the latest shift to the company's retail strategy. more
Electric vehicle adoption improves air quality and climate outlook  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A new study quantified the differences in air pollution generated from battery-powered electric vehicles versus internal combustion engines. The researchers found that even when their electricity is generated from combustion... more
Electric vehicle adoption improves air quality and climate outlook  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
If you have ever wondered how much electric vehicle (EV) adoption actually matters for the environment, a new study provides evidence that making this switch would improve overall air quality... more
Wash away grime with nearly $100 off this Sun Joe electric pressure washer  Windows Central · 1 week
Keep your car, driveway, patio, and more clean. Amazon has Sun Joe's SPX3500 Electric Pressure Washer on sale for $147.49 currently. At... more
Don't trust the environmental hype about electric vehicles? The economic benefits might convince you  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
With electric cars back in the headlines, it's time to remember why we should bother making the transition away from... more
Tesla, Panasonic to Seek Productivity Gains Before New Battery Investments  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Panasonic said it was watching the demand situation in the electric car market before making any further investments in expanding the capacity of the Nevada plant. more
Tesla still isn’t getting enough batteries from Panasonic  THE VERGE · 1 week
The supply of batteries made by Panasonic is still the “fundamental constraint” on the production of Tesla products, the company... more
Tesla shares fall on report plant expansion has been iced  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Shares of Tesla fell Thursday following a report the electric car company and Panasonic are suspending plans to expand a battery plant due to weak demand for the... more
Scientists improve cycling performance of Al-based batteries with high areal density cathode  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) are the dominant power source for portable electronics and electric vehicles. However, the relatively low theoretical capacity of the graphite anode... more
Unusual phenomenon in clouds triggers lightning flash  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
In a first-of-its-kind observation, researchers have documented a unique event that occurs in clouds before a lightning flash happens. Their observation, called 'fast negative breakdown,' documents a new possible way for lightning to form... more
SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket poised for first commercial launch  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket is poised for its first commercial space launch Wednesday, carrying a Saudi satellite operated by Arabsat, a year after sending founder Elon Musk's red Tesla roadster... more
Researchers find unusual phenomenon in clouds triggers lightning flash  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In a first-of-its-kind observation, researchers from the University of New Hampshire Space Science Center have documented a unique event that occurs in clouds before a lightning flash happens. Their observation,... more
Flying taxis could be more efficient than gas and electric cars on long-distance trips  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Flying cars definitely sound cool, but whether they're actually a good idea is up for debate. Fortunately they do seem... more
Graphene coating could help prevent lithium battery fires  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Lithium batteries are what allow electric vehicles to travel several hundred miles on one charge. Their capacity for energy storage is well known, but so is their tendency to occasionally catch on... more
Shrinking the carbon footprint of a chemical in everyday objects  MIT · 2 weeks
New method for synthesizing the epoxides found in plastics, textiles, and pharmaceuticals could be powered by electricity. more
Engineers develop concept for hybrid heavy-duty trucks  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have devised a new way of powering heavy-duty trucks that could drastically curb pollution, increase efficiency, and reduce or even eliminate their net greenhouse gas emissions. more
2019 Nissan Leaf Plus: A positive spin on an old favorite - Roadshow  CNET · 2 weeks
The world's best-selling electric vehicle gets a range boost for the 2019 model year, which intensifies an already appealing way to give... more
Checking the tech in the 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric video - Roadshow  CNET · 2 weeks
The Kona Electric isn't all that different from Hyundai's gas Kona, and the same goes for its in-car tech. more
2019 Hyundai Kona Electric offers comfort through familiarity video - Roadshow  CNET · 2 weeks
The Hyundai Kona Electric for 2019 is a car that just happens to be electric, which is a good thing. more
Engineers develop concept for hybrid heavy-duty trucks  MIT · 2 weeks
Long-haul trucks with electric motors combined with gas-alcohol engines could slash pollution levels and greenhouse gases. more
Carbon-negative power generation for China  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have analyzed technical and economic viability for China to move towards carbon-negative electric power generation. more
Lime just pulled its scooters out of Lubbock ahead of tonight’s NCAA game  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Fans attending tonight’s NCAA Men’s National Championship basketball game between the University of Virginia and Texas Tech will have numerous ways to... more
Fastest Electric Car Chargers Are Waiting for Batteries to Catch Up  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Automakers and energy companies are spearheading the global rollout of these ultrafast charging pumps to lure consumers away from gas guzzlers and toward vehicles powered by... more
Driving an electric car from Amsterdam to Sydney  BBC · 2 weeks
Wiebe Wakker travelled across 33 countries over almost three years to make a point about climate change. more
Fiat Chrysler to Pay Tesla Hundreds of Millions for CO2 Emissions Credits  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Fiat Chrysler has agreed to pay electric carmaker Tesla hundreds of millions of euros to allow Tesla vehicles to be counted in its fleet... more
Dutchman ends 'world's longest electric car trip' in Australia  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A Dutchman completed an epic 95,000 kilometre (59,000 mile) journey by electric car in Sydney Sunday in a bid to prove the viability of such vehicles in tackling climate change. more
VW seals 10-year lithium deal for electric cars  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
German car behemoth Volkswagen said Friday it had secured 10 years' worth of lithium for electric car batteries from Chinese manufacturer Ganfeng, ensuring supply of a key ingredient for the vital components. more
Hydrogen fuel cells: With a database of 500,000 materials, researchers zero in on best bets  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
As researchers work toward next-generation electric vehicles, they may be hitting their heads on the ceiling of what... more
Tesla Investors Lose Faith After First-Quarter Deliveries Disappoint  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
A bigger-than-expected drop in Tesla deliveries spooked stock and bond investors, raising concern about the electric-car maker's ability to make money. more
New technology sparks hopes of a mining revival in Cornwall  Sky News · 2 weeks
Cornwall could soon be supplying key metals used in our smartphones and electric cars as part of a multimillion pound rejuvenation of the county's mining industry. more
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Aston Martin’s first electric car is finally here
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Flying cars could cut emissions, replace planes, and free up roads – but not soon enough
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Formula Drift now has an electric Camaro race car and it totally shreds - Roadshow
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Ford and University of Michigan want to know just how efficient flying cars could be - Roadshow
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Why we shouldn't ban 'tiny vehicles'
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Infiniti is channeling the 1989 Q45 in its new Qs Inspiration concept - Roadshow
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Accelerating electrocatalyst discovery
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