The taxi hailing app war is heating up in India. Late last week, news of Ola’s latest $310 million funding round surfaced, then just a few hours later, Uber introduced its first service that allows for cash payments in the country.
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Betting that technical breakthroughs by big battery suppliers such as LG Chem Ltd will jump-start demand and pull them abreast of Tesla Motors Inc, global automakers are readying a new generation of mass-market electric cars with more than double the driving range of today’s Nissan Leaf.
According to a new study in Nature Climate Change electric vehicle battery pack costs are falling so fast that they are probably already cheaper than what was expected for 2020.
If you are familiar with electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors, you have probably heard of its Superchargers, the rapidly expanding network of charging locations is enabling long-distance travel in the Model S in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia, China, and Japan.
A bike lane that is separate from the regular roadway, but runs alongside it with a protected space in between is called a segregated bike lane. This lane prevents accidents between cyclists and motorists and allows cyclists to ride without fear from one location to another.
One of the most commonly cited arguments against electric cars is range anxiety. Tesla Motors has been rapidly expanding its Supercharger network in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia to combat this fear of not having a place to charge before your battery quits.
German car companies, BMW and Volkswagen are teaming up with ChargePoint to install a network of fast-charging stations for electric cars in the U.S.
Electric bus in NYC Electric cars have come a long way and they continue to wrestle more market share from their fossil-fueled counterparts, but electric cars can only take us so far. Electric buses, on the other hand, are a lot more exciting and becoming more commonplace.
A new paper claims to demonstrate that neutrinos not only travel faster than the speed of light, but have the brain-twisting characteristic of “imaginary mass”, a property that means they actually speed up as they lose energy.
San Francisco to Los Angeles in 35 minutes flat—that was the dream of the Hyperloop. Back in 2013, Elon Musk introduced the world to this dream with a 60-page white paper. The paper caused a stir. The idea—a levitating, solar-power, supersonic train—was both pure geek porn and a transportation revolution in the making. It definitely […]