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Ford announces launch of largest electric vehicle charging network in the US

October 29th, 2019 at 2:42 pm » Comments Off

New York (CNN Business)Ford doesn’t currently offer any electric vehicles, but it announced Thursday that, once it does, it will offer the largest North American network of electric vehicle chargers of any automaker — including Tesla. Unlike Tesla, though, Ford didn’t build this charging network on its own. Working with EV charging companies Greenlots and […]

Motorway speed limits could rise to 80mph across the country – and it’s all thanks to electric cars

October 7th, 2019 at 12:44 pm » Comments Off

    SPEED limits on motorways across the country could be increased to 80mph, according to the transport secretary. Grant Shapps said he was “thinking about” increasing the speed limit following a surge in the number of eco-friendly vehicles on the road. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said he is considering raising the motorway speed limit […]

Tesla battery researcher unveils new cell that could last 1 million miles in ‘robot taxis’

September 15th, 2019 at 12:35 pm » Comments Off

Tesla’s battery research partner has released a new paper on a battery cell that could last over 1 million miles, which they say is going to be particularly useful in ‘robot taxis’ — something that Tesla wants to bring to market. When talking about the economics of Tesla’s future fleet of robotaxis at the Tesla […]

Lamborghini Sián: The world’s first supercapacitor-hybrid supercar

September 13th, 2019 at 11:07 am » Comments Off

Sensual curves meet jagged angles in the remarkable Sian, Lamborghini’s first hybrid and the first car in production history to use a supercapacitor hybrid system Lamborghini has chosen a radically different way of dipping its toe in the waters of hybridization with the announcement of its new Sián, which couples a screaming, naturally aspirated V12 […]

Chinese shadow growing longer over India’s electric-vehicle dream

August 19th, 2019 at 2:01 pm » Comments Off

India’s dream of getting more and more middle-class families to use electric vehicles (EVs) seems to be hinging to Beijing, which controls the supply of some key battery components. And this might well become another flashpoint in the volatile relations between India and China. With nations placing a strategic interest in controlling the supply chain, […]

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