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The 4 lingering obstacles to electric vehicle adoption (and what might overcome them)

February 10th, 2019 at 3:29 am » Comments Off

Electric vehicles continue to grow in popularity, though not as quickly as electricity providers would like. EVs represented only 2.4 percent of sales in the U.S. in August, according to Auto Alliance, and a Chinese study published that month found that only 18 percent of motorists in China are willing to consider an EV. So […]

Amazon has made its own autonomous six-wheeled delivery robot

February 1st, 2019 at 1:28 am » Comments Off

Amazon is entering the robot delivery game with an electric hamper on wheels it’s calling the Amazon Scout. The e-commerce giant is the latest company to try its hand at this sort of automated, last-mile delivery solution, following a crop of startups, as well as experiments by larger firms like Domino’s Pizza and PepsiCo. Details […]

Hyundai and Kia unveil driverless car-charging and parking concept

January 28th, 2019 at 1:42 pm » Comments Off

The companies intend to launch this technology when electric vehicles reach level 4 autonomy, which is expected around 2025. — Hyundai This week Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation shared a video outlining the features of EV wireless charging and automated valet parking concept systems that could park your car without you or any […]

India’s first solar-powered, driverless bus has made its maiden journey

January 28th, 2019 at 1:33 pm » Comments Off

Students of Lovely Professional University (LPU) at Jalandhar has designed this bus with the uses of GPS and Bluetooth for navigation Jalandhar (Urban Transport News): India’s first solar-powered, driverless bus made its maiden journey at the Indian Science Congress in last week Thursday. A team of students of Lovely Professional University (LPU) at Jalandhar has […]

Life-blood of Tesla batteries hits supply limits in Andean mine

December 31st, 2018 at 1:59 am » Comments Off

  For the past nine months, a U.S. company that is the world’s largest producer of lithium—a key ingredient in electric-car batteries—has been locked in battle with the Chilean government over pricing issues, production quotas, and environmental compliance. With no resolution in sight, the fight is sending tremors all the way up the electric vehicle […]

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