Electricity
Wind power making gains as competitive source of electricity  CBC · 6 hours
It’s taken a decade of technological improvement and a new competitive bidding process for electrical generation contracts, but... more
London Uber fares go up after electric car charge  BBC · 7 hours
The fee will add about 45p to the average London journey, the ride-hailing firm says. more
Tesla unveils first home charging station that can be plugged into a wall outlet  TechCrunch · 7 hours
Tesla today is launching a new home charging station designed for the modern home. The new Wall Connector is the... more
GBatteries let you charge your car as quickly as visiting the pump  TechCrunch · 23 hours
A YC startup called GBatteries has come out of stealth with a bold claim: they can recharge an electric car as quickly as it... more
Portland riders say they’re skipping cars, thanks to electric scooters  THE VERGE · 1 day
Electric scooter companies are known to brag about their potential to reshape cities by reducing car... more
VW, Ford team up on pickups, explore deal on electrics  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Volkswagen and Ford say they're forming a global alliance in which they will work together to develop commercial vans and medium-sized pickups while exploring broader cooperation on battery-powered... more
Infiniti QX Inspiration concept is cover-worthy - Roadshow  CNET · 1 day
Debuting at the Detroit Auto Show, this concept SUV previews Infiniti's first all-electric production vehicle. more
Getting green renewables into the grid  nanowerk · 1 day
Today's clean, renewable energy is bringing power to millions with virtually no adverse environmental impact. An project is modelling the power sector and assessing different scenarios for the further integration of green renewables into the electrical... more
Turning urban sewage into clean water thanks to 'electric' bacteria  nanowerk · 1 day
Researchers have developed a full-scale application of an eco-friendly technology that treats sewage water with zero-energy costs. more
Nissan IMs blends sedan, SUV virtues into a Detroit Show star - Roadshow  CNET · 1 day
This all-electric, autonomous sedan features sleek looks, SUV-height seating and a 3D-printed cabin with virtual avatar. more
Performing computational logic with light  nanowerk · 1 day
For the first time, researchers performed logic operations - the basis of computation - with a chemical device using electric fields and ultraviolet light. more
Nissan’s IMs ‘elevated sports sedan’ concept shows what its electric future might look like  TechCrunch · 2 days
Nissan unveiled Monday its latest vision for electric vehicles at the North American International Auto Show — the third consecutive... more
The graceful QX Inspiration Concept previews Infiniti’s electric lineup  TechCrunch · 2 days
Today at the North American International Auto Show held in Detroit, MI, Infiniti revealed its latest electric concept vehicle. Called the QX Inspiration Concept, this crossover is a preview of... more
We get a closer look at the Infiniti QX Inspiration concept - Roadshow  CNET · 2 days
Debuting at the Detroit Auto Show, this concept previews Infiniti's first all-electric production vehicle. more
VW investing $800M in Tennessee factory to make next-generation electric vehicles  TechCrunch · 2 days
Volkswagen will spend $800 million to expand a U.S. factory that will produce the automaker’s next generation of electric vehicles. The factory in Chattanooga, Tenn. will... more
Nissan IMs Concept is a self-driven Detroit moonshot - Roadshow  CNET · 2 days
Traditional Japanese aesthetics and a James Bond vibe are folded into this futuristic electric EV codenamed "Moonraker." more
Schneider’s EVLink car charging stations were easily hackable, thanks to a hardcoded password  TechCrunch · 2 days
Schneider has fixed three vulnerabilities in one of its popular electric car charging stations, which security researchers said could have easily allowed... more
Technique identifies electricity-producing bacteria  nanowerk · 2 days
Microbes screened with a new microfluidic process might be used in power generation or environmental cleanup. more
Cadillac teases images of its first all-electric vehicle  THE VERGE · 2 days
Days after GM announced that Cadillac would become its lead electric vehicle brand, the automaker teased a few images of... more
5000 times faster than a computer - interatomic light rectifier generates directed electric currents  nanowerk · 2 days
Researchers have now generated directed currents at terahertz (THz) frequencies, much higher than the clock rates of current electronics. They... more
Volkswagen to build electric vehicles at Tennessee plant  ABC NEWS · 2 days
German automaker Volkswagen says its Tennessee factory will be the focus of an $800 million investment in the company's manufacturing of electric vehicles in North America more
WATCH: Cadillac previews new electric luxury vehicle  ABC NEWS · 2 days
The company has not yet released a name or date for the car, but says it will compete with Tesla and Jaguar. more
Start-up Bird backs down in electric scooter legal row  BBC · 2 days
A scooter firm has apologised after issuing a journalist with legal threats over an article about its scooters. more
Cadillac shocks Detroit Auto Show with electric SUV preview - Roadshow  CNET · 3 days
Details are scarce, but the concept crossover is only the first of a range of vehicles that will be built on GM's new EV platform. more
Cadillac’s first electric vehicle will be a crossover  TechCrunch · 3 days
Cadillac revealed Sunday what will likely be the first electric vehicle in the luxury brand’s portfolio. And surprise, it’s a crossover. The images of the full-size crossover SUV, which was unveiled during... more
GM is transforming Cadillac into an electric brand  TechCrunch · 5 days
General Motors is turning Cadillac into its lead electric vehicle brand in a bid to compete against Tesla as well as a host of other automakers bringing EVs onto the market. Plans... more
Cadillac will lead General Motors’ push into an electric future  THE VERGE · 5 days
Cadillac will become the leading electric vehicle brand of General Motors, the company announced on Friday.... more
How China's electric car push is shaking up oil markets  CBC · 5 days
In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we speak to journalist Gregor Macdonald about why... more
This savvy smart mirror shows off at CES 2019 - CNET  CNET · 6 days
Electric Mirror brings a smart mirror to CES and it's full of apps and abilities. more
Savvy smart mirror shows off at CES 2019 - CNET  CNET · 6 days
Electric Mirror brings a smart mirror to CES and it's full of apps and abilities. more
Nissan’s new Leaf e+ is packing more than just 226 miles of range  TechCrunch · 6 days
Electric vehicle competition is heating up and it’s pushing some of the first entrants to add range and other features in hopes... more
GM is smartening up its Bolt EV smartphone app  TechCrunch · 6 days
GM is sprucing up its smartphone app for owners of the all-electric Chevrolet Bolt through a collaboration with charging network companies EVgo, ChargePoint, and Greenlots. The idea is to take... more
2D materials may enable electric vehicles to get 500 miles on a single charge  nanowerk · 6 days
A number of their 2D materials, when incorporated into experimental lithium-air batteries as the catalyst, enabled the battery to hold... more
WATCH: 'Baby Shark' hits the Top 40  ABC NEWS · 6 days
Plus, Harley Davidson unveils its first electric motorcycle and a machine that folds your clothes. more
Lyft partners with Segway to deploy more durable scooters  TechCrunch · 6 days
Lyft is gearing up to roll out its next generation of shared scooters in partnership with Segway Ninebot. This comes on the heels of Segway-Ninebot’s announcement of its newest scooter,... more
Biggest trend in new car technology? Super-sized screens  CBC · 7 days
An electric vehicle startup has unveiled a jaw-dropping, 48-inch screen inside one of its prototypes at the global technology conference... more
Bose invented a noise-canceling system for your car  THE VERGE · 7 days
Bose wants to bring its acclaimed noise-canceling technology from your headphones to your car. The Framingham, Massachusetts-based company just unveiled... more
WATCH: Nissan unveils new LEAF at CES  ABC NEWS · 1 week
The long-distance electric vehicle features a plus model with more range and speed. more
More efficient energy harvesting with magnets  nanowerk · 1 week
Scientists have developed a new magnetic generator to convert waste heat into electricity. A clever arrangement of the components has succeeded in improving the electrical yield by orders of magnitude. more
Baidu announces Apollo Enterprise, its new platform for mass-produced autonomous vehicles  TechCrunch · 1 week
Baidu made several big announcements about Apollo, its open-source autonomous vehicle technology platform, today at CES. The first is the launch of Apollo Enterprise for vehicles... more
Nissan unveils new Leaf car after Ghosn's arrest delays it  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Nissan is showing the beefed up version of its hit Leaf electric car as the Japanese automaker seeks to distance itself from the arrest of its star executive... more
Bell Nexus flying taxi could hit the skies next year video - CNET  CNET · 1 week
At CES 2019 Bell showed off its concept for a hybrid electric flying taxi that could become Uber's first flying vehicle. more
The Verde treadmill generates electricity while you run - CNET  CNET · 1 week
SportsArt says its Verde treadmill is good for your body -- and the planet. more
Rinspeed MicroSnap is a tiny, do-it-all electric pod - Roadshow  CNET · 1 week
The electric platform underneath can accommodate a variety of "pods" for moving humans and cargo alike. more
Giving up gas: China's Shenzhen switches to electric taxis  ABC NEWS · 1 week
One of China's major cities has reached an environmental milestone: an almost all electric-powered taxi fleet more
Meural shows off a newer, smaller version of its smart art display  TechCrunch · 1 week
When Electric Objects was bought by Giphy, the company soon shutdown the hardware team and got rid of the subscription fees for existing content.... more
Bell’s hybrid-electric flying car will be available via Uber by the ‘mid-2020s’  THE VERGE · 1 week
This is Bell Nexus, the “air taxi” concept from the company formerly known as Bell Helicopter. A hyrbid-electric propulsion aircraft, the Nexus will use... more
Harley-Davidson’s first all-electric motorcycle is coming August 2019, will cost $29,799  THE VERGE · 1 week
Harley-Davidson dropped some important details about its forthcoming (and hotly anticipated) electric motorcycle, LiveWire.... more
Harley Davidson reveals more about its push into electric vehicles  TechCrunch · 1 week
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The AmazonBasics battery charger is the one to keep you powered up  Windows Central · 1 week
When you have a ton of different electrical gadgets around you're likely to need plenty of batteries. As a group of people with a... more
Torc Robotics and Transdev are launching autonomous shuttles to deliver people to public transit  TechCrunch · 1 week
Self-driving technology company Torc Robotics is partnering with Transdev, the public transportation giant, to deploy fully autonomous electric shuttles designed to... more
This one-day deal brings the 1700 PSI Greenworks Pressure Washer to $70  Windows Central · 1 week
Time to gain some Reddit karma. The Greenworks 1700PSI pressure washer with hose reel is down to $69.99 on Woot through the end of... more
Tesla breaks ground on new China factory  Sky News · 1 week
Elon Musk has attended the ground-breaking ceremony for a $2bn (£1.6bn) Tesla factory in Shanghai that is expected to begin producing electric cars by the end of the year. more
Byton has added yet another screen to its upcoming all-electric M-Byte SUV  TechCrunch · 1 week
Byton, the China-based electric car startup that made its debut at CES last year, is back to show what the finalized interior of its... more
Electric car startup Byton on track to complete China factory by May  TechCrunch · 1 week
China-based electric vehicle startup Byton is on track to complete construction of its factory by May, company executives said Sunday at CES 2019 in... more
Byton adds another screen to its car full of screens  THE VERGE · 1 week
One year after its first car premiered at the Consumer Electronics Show, Chinese EV startup Byton... more
Revealing hidden spin: Unlocking new paths toward high-temperature superconductors  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have discovered that electron spin is key to understanding how cuprate superconductors can conduct electricity without loss at high temperature. more
An exclusive look at Tesla's extreme cold testing facility - Roadshow  CNET · 2 weeks
Can you really drive an electric car 365 days a year if you live in a land with real winters? We headed to Alaska to find... more
First buses, now Shenzhen has turned its taxis electric in green push  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Roads in a Chinese city have gotten much quieter in recent years. Shenzhen, widely called the Silicon Valley of hardware, has been pouring resources... more
Segway unveils a more durable electric scooter and autonomous delivery bot  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Wear and tear is a major issue in the realm of electric scooters, resulting in a short lifespan of individual scooters and poor unit economics. At... more
Could Tesla price cuts mean demand is slowing?  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Tesla made about 9,300 more vehicles than it delivered last year, raising concerns among industry analysts that inventory is growing as demand for the company's electric cars may be starting to wane more
2018 ushered in ‘a potential space renaissance’  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
The aerospace industry took flight with ambitious civilian and military projects over the course of 2018, and private investors took notice. Rockets are flying to the far side of the moon. Entrepreneurs are creating new... more
Tesla shares drop on disappointing quarterly performance  BBC · 2 weeks
The electric carmaker misses vehicle delivery expectations and says it will cut prices in the US. more
Volkswagen’s mobile charging station will help solve a key problem with EVs  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Volkswagen has an interesting solution to the dilemma of owning an electric vehicle without a permanent place to charge it: they’ll bring the charging... more
Tesla cuts vehicle prices by $2,000 to offset shrinking EV tax credit  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Tesla knocked $2,000 off of the prices of its cars in the US on Wednesday to help offset a recent reduction of the federal... more
Graphene-based implant overcomes technical limitation to record brain activity at extremely low frequencies  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Researchers have developed a graphene-based implant able to record electrical activity in the brain at extremely low frequencies and over large areas,... more
Tesla Names Close Musk Friend Larry Ellison to Board  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Tesla named Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison to its board to provide the independent oversight demanded by US regulators after Musk tweeted about taking the electric carmaker private. more
A year’s worth of Porsche Taycans are already reserved, mostly by Tesla owners  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Porsche’s first all-electric sports car might be the most hotly anticipated vehicle of 2019. Even Tesla owners are hooked. In a recent... more
 This is what caused that shocking blue glow over New York City  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
The night sky over New York City glowed bright as day Thursday evening, pulsating with a strange blue light after a fire at an... more
Porsche’s top-of-the-line EV to get the Turbo name and a $130,000-plus price tag  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Porsche’s upcoming Taycan, which is expected to go on sale next year, will have at least three variants of the all-electric sports... more
Elon Musk lays out ambitious plan for Tesla Supercharger network in Europe  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is making some audacious promises again for the company’s network of electric fast chargers, known as Superchargers. This time, he’s... more
‘Doomba’ turns your Roomba’s cleaning maps into Doom levels  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
It’s practically a rule in tech: If it has electricity, eventually it will run Doom. Now a Roomba... more
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