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First-ever visualizations of electrical gating effects on electronic structure  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Scientists have visualized the electronic structure in a microelectronic device for the first time, opening up opportunities for finely-tuned high performance electronic devices. more
A graphene superconductor that plays more than one tune  nanowerk · 19 hours
A novel graphene device easily switches from a superconducting material that conducts electricity without losing any energy, to an insulator that resists the flow of electric current, and back again... more
Byar Volta is a shaft-driven e-bike that might never need charging  THE VERGE · 1 day
The 2019 production model of the Byar Volta electric bike. | Photo: Byar Bicycles... more
The Lotus Evija is a ludicrously powerful electric hypercar  THE VERGE · 2 days
Chinese giant Geely’s remaking of the British automaker seems to be going well Continue reading… more
Tesla workers say they had to cut corners to meet production goals  THE VERGE · 2 days
Over half a dozen current and former Tesla employees claim that aggressive production goals have forced workers to take shortcuts when manufacturing its cars... more
Tesla Discontinues Cheapest Model X, S Variants, Cuts Prices to Simplify Lineup  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Tesla has dropped the standard-range variants of its Model X and Model S from its product lineup and adjusted prices across its range, in... more
Hellobike, survivor of China’s bike-sharing craze, goes electric  TechCrunch · 3 days
Just two years ago, investors were heavily pouring money into China’s dockless bike-sharing startups. Now that boom has busted with derelict bikes littering the streets of cities. Meanwhile, a new race has... more
Harley-Davidson’s LiveWire is more electric motorcycle than I’ll ever need  THE VERGE · 4 days
There’s not a lot I can tell you from the 20 minutes I spent riding Harley-Davidson’s... more
VW, Ford team up to make autonomous, electric vehicles  ABC NEWS · 6 days
Volkswagen will invest $2.6 billion into a Pittsburgh autonomous vehicle company that's mostly owned by Ford as part of a broader partnership on electric and self-driving vehicles, the companies confirmed... more
VW, Ford broaden alliance to autonomous, electric vehicles  ABC NEWS · 6 days
Volkswagen will sink $2.6 billion into a Pittsburgh autonomous vehicle company that's mostly owned by Ford as part of a broader partnership on electric and self-driving vehicles, the companies confirmed Friday more
Ford-VW alliance expands to include autonomous and electric vehicles  THE VERGE · 6 days
In a widely anticipated move, Ford and Volkswagen announced Friday their plan to expand their seven-month-old alliance to... more
2020 Harley-Davidson LiveWire first ride review: Harley’s electric future is bright - Roadshow  CNET · 6 days
Harley-Davidson is finally bringing its long-teased LiveWire electric motorcycle to production. This is the future of Harley, but is it good enough... more
Harley-Davidson's electric Hog: 0 to 60 mph in 3 seconds  ABC NEWS · 7 days
Harley-Davidson says electric Hog will cost nearly $30,000, feature free charging at participating dealers for first 2 years more
Boosted’s electric scooter is fast, durable, fun and…really heavy  TechCrunch · 7 days
Boosted, the startup that got its beginnings with electric skateboards, has officially taken its first stab at electric scooters with the launch of the Boosted Rev. I’ve spent the last... more
Using liquid metals in nanotechnology  nanowerk · 1 week
The recent interest of nanotechnology researchers in liquid metals is based on the properties that differentiate them from common liquids such as water or organics. In addition to their chemical reactivity, the electronic behavior of these liquids, combined... more
Chip converts waste heat into electricity  nanowerk · 1 week
Researchers have discovered a way to produce more electricity from heat than thought possible by creating a silicon chip that converts more thermal radiation into electricity. more
Engineers develop chip that converts wasted heat to usable energy  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Mechanical engineers have discovered a way to produce more electricity from heat than thought possible by creating a silicon chip, also known as a 'device,' that converts more... more
See the retro Urban DriveStyle Uni Moke from all angles - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Take a close look at one of the most badass electric bicycles on the road. more
Electric scooter safety: How to avoid injuries while riding - CNET  CNET · 1 week
There's so much more you can do besides wear a helmet. Here's how to keep yourself -- and others -- safe. more
Chinese electric carmaker Xpeng says Nio stock swings a ‘good lesson’ for rivals  TechCrunch · 1 week
Seeing your competitor undergo dramatic changes in fortune can be unnerving as there’s the fear that the same will happen to you.... more
Cyborg-like microchip valve driven by earthworm muscle  nanowerk · 1 week
Researchers have developed the first microchip valve powered by living cells. Earthworm muscle tissue allowed for a high contractile force that could be sustained for minutes, and unlike electrically controlled valves, did not require... more
New startup Ree wants to reinvent the way EVs are designed - Roadshow  CNET · 1 week
How do you free up space in a modern electric vehicle design? Put everything needed to make it work inside the wheels. more
Cyborg-like microchip valve driven by earthworm muscle  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Scientists have developed the first microchip valve powered by living cells. Earthworm muscle tissue allowed for a high contractile force that could be sustained for minutes, and unlike electrically controlled valves, did not require... more
Bosch launches cloud-connected battery management to extend the life of EV batteries  TechCrunch · 1 week
Bosch is bringing to market a new cloud-connected software service to manage and monitor the battery life of electric vehicles. “Bosch is connecting electric-vehicle... more
The Uni Moke Classic is the most badass electronic bike I've ever ridden - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Bold retro styling make the Urban Drivestyle Uni Moke Classic a truly impressive electric bicycle. more
BMW is making it easier to charge electric vehicles near America’s national parks  TechCrunch · 1 week
BMW has finished a nearly two-year project to bring 100 electric vehicle charging stations to America’s national parks. The automaker partnered in... more
BMW unveils the first all-electric Mini with the Cooper SE  TechCrunch · 1 week
The all-electric Mini Cooper was once just a demonstration car and a dream for EV fans, but now it’s a car people will actually be able to buy,... more
Quip launches dental insurance alternative in NYC  TechCrunch · 1 week
Quip, maker of electric toothbrushes, is making use of its most recent acquisition to launch a dental insurance alternative to customers in New York City this summer. Called Quip Care, the service operates on... more
Tesla will not “refresh” its Model S or Model X electric vehicles  TechCrunch · 1 week
Tesla owners and customers hoping for a refreshed Model S or Model X are going to be waiting indefinitely. Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted... more
Volkswagen and Autodesk turned a vintage Microbus into a tech design showcase  TechCrunch · 1 week
Volkswagen and Autodesk teamed up to celebrate the 20th anniversary of one of the automaker’s biggest R&D facilities with an iconic vintage VW Microbus... more
Development of 3D particle model for single particles in battery electrodes  nanowerk · 1 week
Development of 3D electrochemical model to improve battery energy density and efficiency of electric vehicles. more
Rivian’s camp kitchen in action  TechCrunch · 1 week
Rivian doesn’t want to build just another electric vehicle. It’s not aiming to be a Tesla killer either. No, this 10-year-old company that kept a low profile until November when it unveiled an electric pickup truck and SUV,... more
Watch Rivian’s camp kitchen in action  TechCrunch · 1 week
Rivian doesn’t want to build just another electric vehicle. It’s not aiming to be a Tesla killer either. No, this 10-year-old company that kept a low profile until November when it unveiled an electric pickup truck... more
Elon Musk: Tesla will ‘most likely’ begin computer chip upgrades this year  TechCrunch · 1 week
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company will “most likely” begin upgrading older electric vehicles with its new custom chip later this year —... more
Formula E’s electric off-road SUV is an absolute unit  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Formula E, the first global all-electric racing series, has unveiled the racecar that will run in its new... more
Professor faces 219-year prison sentence for sending missile chip tech to China  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
A University of California, Los Angeles professor faces a maximum sentence of 219 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of smuggling... more
Volkswagen's electric ID R race car set a new Goodwood Hill Climb record - Roadshow  CNET · 2 weeks
Volkswagen's electric ID R race car smashed a 20-year-old record at the 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed. more
Electric cars: All you need to know about the future of motoring  Sky News · 2 weeks
Jaguar Land Rover has announced plans to build its new electric vehicle models at its Castle Bromwich plant - joining many other manufacturers in... more
Volkswagen’s electric racecar breaks 20-year-old Goodwood hill climb record  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
The Volkswagen I.D. R electric racecar just broke a 20-year-old record at the annual Goodwood Festival of Speed... more
I just installed solar panels because now’s the time  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
I’ve never spent $18,000 on technology before. Heck, I’ve never even bought a car priced quite that high.... more
Toyota testing improved solar roof for electric cars that can charge while driving  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Toyota is testing a new and improved version of the solar power cells it previously launched on the Japan-exclusive Prius PHV, in... more
Jaguar’s next EV will be an electric XJ sedan  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Jaguar Land Rover’s second all-electric car will be a new version of its XJ sedan, the company said... more
Smart scooter company Gogoro launches GoShare, an end-to-end vehicle sharing platform  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Founded in 2011, Gogoro now makes the best-selling electric scooters in Taiwan, where it is headquartered. The startup has always seen itself as an end-to-end platform... more
Bitcoin consumes more energy than Switzerland, according to new estimate  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Bitcoin consumes more energy than the entire nation of Switzerland, according to new estimates published by... more
Lotus’ first electric hypercar finally has a name  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
The Goodwood Festival of Speed is shaping up to be a big moment for Lotus. The company is finally taking “some” of the wraps off of its first major model launch —... more
Lotus Evija electric hypercar set for a Goodwood sneak peek - Roadshow  CNET · 2 weeks
It's no longer called the Type 130, and the full debut is set for later in July. more
Bitcoin's energy consumption 'equals that of Switzerland'  BBC · 2 weeks
A new tool estimates how much electricity Bitcoin uses during the course of a year. more
Tesla Delivers Record Number of Electric Cars in Quarter  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Tesla set a record for quarterly vehicle deliveries in a triumphant response to months of questions about demand for its luxury electric cars. more
Europe moves closer to making VTOL air taxis a reality  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
The European Union Air Safety Agency (EASA), the regulatory body that provides the rules of the skies needed for commercial airlines and other air travel providers to operate,... more
Bitcoin 'uses as much global energy as Switzerland'  BBC · 2 weeks
A new tool estimates how much electricity Bitcoin uses during the course of a year. more
US won't impose rule to protect against coal ash spill costs  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The Trump administration won't require electric utilities to show they have money to clean up hazardous releases from power plants despite a history of toxic coal... more
Tesla sets new delivery record of 95,200 electric vehicles  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Tesla delivered 95,200 of its electric vehicles in the second quarter, a dramatic reversal from a disappointing first period that set a new record and beat analysts’ expectations. Analysts expected... more
Tesla rebounds from bad first quarter by setting new record for deliveries  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
After a slow start to the year, Tesla announced Tuesday that it made and delivered a record number of cars in the second quarter... more
Mechanical vibration generated by electron spins  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Micro mechanical elements are indispensable components of modern electrical devices but the actuation of them requires electrical current. It becomes harder to wire the element as further downscaling of device is pursued. As a way out... more
Brompton Electric bike review: remarkably practical  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
The British maker of iconic folding bikes launches its first electric in the US Continue reading… more
Ola Electric becomes India’s newest unicorn with new $250 million investment from SoftBank  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
India’s Ola is further widening its lead over Uber in the nation — and getting the help it needs from their mutual... more
The best electric scooters, e-bikes and rideable tech we've tested in 2019 - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The best way to test e-bikes and electric scooters is to navigate the mean streets of New York. more
EV startup Lucid Motors snaps up Tesla’s former production executive  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Lucid Motors, the electric vehicle startup backed by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, has hired Peter Hochholdinger to head up manufacturing operations just a week after news leaked... more
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The Lotus Evija is a ludicrously powerful electric hypercar
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New startup Ree wants to reinvent the way EVs are designed - Roadshow
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We can't drive the Honda E, so let's watch the Junkyard Wars guy do it instead - Roadshow
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Volkswagen’s electric racecar breaks 20-year-old Goodwood hill climb record
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Fake noise will be added to new electric cars starting today in the EU
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BMW's most powerful car is an EV prototype named 'Lucy' - Roadshow
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The Lightyear One EV adds solar power to radical efficiency - Roadshow
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