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Recharge your electric car through its tires

Recharge your electric car through its tires

Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 28, 2012
Stretchable electronics and electrics for electric vehicles

Stretchable electronics and electrics for electric vehicles

This article shares some of the research in the newly updated IDTechEx report, "Stretchable Electronics Comes to Market."
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 28, 2012
Stretchable electronics and electrics for electric vehicles

Stretchable electronics and electrics for electric vehicles

This article shares some of the research in the newly updated IDTechEx report, "Stretchable Electronics Comes to Market."
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 27, 2012
AMP and Momentum Dynamics Deploy Wireless Charger

AMP and Momentum Dynamics Deploy Wireless Charger

AMP Electric Vehicles, a manufacturer of electric drive systems for medium-duty class 3-6 commercial truck platforms, and Momentum Dynamics Corporation (Momentum), a leader in wireless high-power electronics, jointly announced the formation of a joint venture to supply fully electric vehicles and wireless charging pads for the existing Berks Area Regional Transportation Authority (BARTA) pilot project to begin in the first quarter of 2013.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 26, 2012
U.S. Rare Earths receives drill permit for North Fork, Idaho property

U.S. Rare Earths receives drill permit for North Fork, Idaho property

U.S. Rare Earths receives drill permit for North Fork, Idaho property which has significant showings of Heavy Rare Earth Elements, in particular for the five Rare Earths identified by DOE.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 25, 2012
Investments in alternative fuels making PA more energy independent

Investments in alternative fuels making PA more energy independent

Governor Edward G. Rendell said that Pennsylvania is cutting its appetite for foreign oil by more than a half-million gallons as it invests in 21 alternative fuel projects that will also create 221 jobs and cut carbon dioxide emissions by 14.5 million pounds.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 24, 2012
Johnson Controls files appeal of A123 bankruptcy sale

Johnson Controls files appeal of A123 bankruptcy sale

Johnson Controls filed an appeal in bankruptcy court of the Dec. 11, 2012 sale order approving Wanxiang's purchase of A123 Systems.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 21, 2012
GE Demonstrates Battery Dominant Fuel Cell Bus

GE Demonstrates Battery Dominant Fuel Cell Bus

Researchers at GE Global Research have achieved a first step in reducing the cost of clean fuel, zero emission buses, with a vehicle powered by GE's new Durathon battery in tandem with a lithium battery and a hydrogen fuel cell.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 20, 2012
BYD to set up the first electric bus JV company in Europe

BYD to set up the first electric bus JV company in Europe

BYD and Bulmineral Ltd signed an agreement yesterday to create a 50:50 joint venture company, named Auto Group Motors, to produce electric buses in Europe.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 19, 2012
First electric Monster Truck

First electric Monster Truck

Team BIGFOOT, creators of The Original Monster Truck, recently completed the first test of their newest creation, BIGFOOT #20, the world's first battery-powered monster truck.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 18, 2012
Vibrancy in electric buses contrasts gloom in electric cars

Vibrancy in electric buses contrasts gloom in electric cars

The market for electric buses and taxis at ex-factory prices will rise 8.7 times from $6.24 billion in 2011 to $ 54 billion in 2021. Of course, the largest part of that will be buses and detailed figures to 2022 are given in the report.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 17, 2012
Researchers find a cause of lithium-ion battery degradation in EVs

Researchers find a cause of lithium-ion battery degradation in EVs

A new study of the batteries commonly used in hybrid and electric-only cars has revealed an unexpected factor that could limit the performance of batteries currently on the road.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 14, 2012
BYD to supply Colombia's capital with 46 all-electric taxis

BYD to supply Colombia's capital with 46 all-electric taxis

Colombia's capital Bogota is set to launch a fleet of all-electric taxis using vehicles supplied by Chinese manufacturer BYD.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 13, 2012
The EU is supporting a hydrogen mobility deployment program

The EU is supporting a hydrogen mobility deployment program

Air Liquide is investing in, installing and commissioning a new public hydrogen filling station in Rotterdam, Netherlands, for fuel cell electric vehicles, in collaboration with the Dutch Ministry of Transport and the Environment.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 12, 2012
Two-seater solar plane

Two-seater solar plane

Almost ready to fly, the Sunseeker Duo has been rolled out in the USA following European leadership in single-seater all-solar civilian planes such as the Swiss-German Solar Impulse that has flown a complete day and night and travelled between countries.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 11, 2012
Chinese firm creates political storm in winning bid for A123 Systems

Chinese firm creates political storm in winning bid for A123 Systems

Wanxiang, China's largest maker of auto parts created a political storm when they won the auction to acquire recently bankrupt company, A123 Systems.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 10, 2012
Patent for inductive parking bumper to charge EVs recently filed

Patent for inductive parking bumper to charge EVs recently filed

Car Charging Group a provider of convenient electric vehicle charging services announced the filing of a utility patent application for an inductive EV charging station in the form of a parking bumper.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 7, 2012
GE to purchase 2,000 Ford C-MAX energi plug-in hybrids

GE to purchase 2,000 Ford C-MAX energi plug-in hybrids

GE will purchase 2,000 Ford C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrids for its fleet - Ford's largest-ever plug-in electrified vehicle fleet sale.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 6, 2012
AeroVironment will invest up to $3 million in CybAero for VTOL UAS

AeroVironment will invest up to $3 million in CybAero for VTOL UAS

AeroVironment has entered into a strategic relationship with Sweden-based CybAero to develop and distribute a Tier II vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) unmanned aircraft system in response to unmet requirements from multiple customers.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 5, 2012
DoE awards up to $120 million for battery hub to Argonne-led group

DoE awards up to $120 million for battery hub to Argonne-led group

A multi-partner team led by Argonne National Laboratory has been selected for an award of up to $120 million over five years to establish a new Batteries and Energy Storage Hub.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 28, 2012
Stretchable electronics and electrics for electric vehicles

Stretchable electronics and electrics for electric vehicles

This article shares some of the research in the newly updated IDTechEx report, "Stretchable Electronics Comes to Market."
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 27, 2012
AMP and Momentum Dynamics Deploy Wireless Charger

AMP and Momentum Dynamics Deploy Wireless Charger

AMP Electric Vehicles, a manufacturer of electric drive systems for medium-duty class 3-6 commercial truck platforms, and Momentum Dynamics Corporation (Momentum), a leader in wireless high-power electronics, jointly announced the formation of a joint venture to supply fully electric vehicles and wireless charging pads for the existing Berks Area Regional Transportation Authority (BARTA) pilot project to begin in the first quarter of 2013.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 25, 2012
Investments in alternative fuels making PA more energy independent

Investments in alternative fuels making PA more energy independent

Governor Edward G. Rendell said that Pennsylvania is cutting its appetite for foreign oil by more than a half-million gallons as it invests in 21 alternative fuel projects that will also create 221 jobs and cut carbon dioxide emissions by 14.5 million pounds.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 21, 2012
GE Demonstrates Battery Dominant Fuel Cell Bus

GE Demonstrates Battery Dominant Fuel Cell Bus

Researchers at GE Global Research have achieved a first step in reducing the cost of clean fuel, zero emission buses, with a vehicle powered by GE's new Durathon battery in tandem with a lithium battery and a hydrogen fuel cell.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 19, 2012
First electric Monster Truck

First electric Monster Truck

Team BIGFOOT, creators of The Original Monster Truck, recently completed the first test of their newest creation, BIGFOOT #20, the world's first battery-powered monster truck.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 17, 2012
Researchers find a cause of lithium-ion battery degradation in EVs

Researchers find a cause of lithium-ion battery degradation in EVs

A new study of the batteries commonly used in hybrid and electric-only cars has revealed an unexpected factor that could limit the performance of batteries currently on the road.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 13, 2012
The EU is supporting a hydrogen mobility deployment program

The EU is supporting a hydrogen mobility deployment program

Air Liquide is investing in, installing and commissioning a new public hydrogen filling station in Rotterdam, Netherlands, for fuel cell electric vehicles, in collaboration with the Dutch Ministry of Transport and the Environment.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 11, 2012
Chinese firm creates political storm in winning bid for A123 Systems

Chinese firm creates political storm in winning bid for A123 Systems

Wanxiang, China's largest maker of auto parts created a political storm when they won the auction to acquire recently bankrupt company, A123 Systems.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 7, 2012
GE to purchase 2,000 Ford C-MAX energi plug-in hybrids

GE to purchase 2,000 Ford C-MAX energi plug-in hybrids

GE will purchase 2,000 Ford C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrids for its fleet - Ford's largest-ever plug-in electrified vehicle fleet sale.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 5, 2012
DoE awards up to $120 million for battery hub to Argonne-led group

DoE awards up to $120 million for battery hub to Argonne-led group

A multi-partner team led by Argonne National Laboratory has been selected for an award of up to $120 million over five years to establish a new Batteries and Energy Storage Hub.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 28, 2012
Stretchable electronics and electrics for electric vehicles

Stretchable electronics and electrics for electric vehicles

This article shares some of the research in the newly updated IDTechEx report, "Stretchable Electronics Comes to Market."
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 26, 2012
U.S. Rare Earths receives drill permit for North Fork, Idaho property

U.S. Rare Earths receives drill permit for North Fork, Idaho property

U.S. Rare Earths receives drill permit for North Fork, Idaho property which has significant showings of Heavy Rare Earth Elements, in particular for the five Rare Earths identified by DOE.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 24, 2012
Johnson Controls files appeal of A123 bankruptcy sale

Johnson Controls files appeal of A123 bankruptcy sale

Johnson Controls filed an appeal in bankruptcy court of the Dec. 11, 2012 sale order approving Wanxiang's purchase of A123 Systems.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 20, 2012
BYD to set up the first electric bus JV company in Europe

BYD to set up the first electric bus JV company in Europe

BYD and Bulmineral Ltd signed an agreement yesterday to create a 50:50 joint venture company, named Auto Group Motors, to produce electric buses in Europe.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 18, 2012
Vibrancy in electric buses contrasts gloom in electric cars

Vibrancy in electric buses contrasts gloom in electric cars

The market for electric buses and taxis at ex-factory prices will rise 8.7 times from $6.24 billion in 2011 to $ 54 billion in 2021. Of course, the largest part of that will be buses and detailed figures to 2022 are given in the report.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 14, 2012
BYD to supply Colombia's capital with 46 all-electric taxis

BYD to supply Colombia's capital with 46 all-electric taxis

Colombia's capital Bogota is set to launch a fleet of all-electric taxis using vehicles supplied by Chinese manufacturer BYD.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 12, 2012
Two-seater solar plane

Two-seater solar plane

Almost ready to fly, the Sunseeker Duo has been rolled out in the USA following European leadership in single-seater all-solar civilian planes such as the Swiss-German Solar Impulse that has flown a complete day and night and travelled between countries.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 10, 2012
Patent for inductive parking bumper to charge EVs recently filed

Patent for inductive parking bumper to charge EVs recently filed

Car Charging Group a provider of convenient electric vehicle charging services announced the filing of a utility patent application for an inductive EV charging station in the form of a parking bumper.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 6, 2012
AeroVironment will invest up to $3 million in CybAero for VTOL UAS

AeroVironment will invest up to $3 million in CybAero for VTOL UAS

AeroVironment has entered into a strategic relationship with Sweden-based CybAero to develop and distribute a Tier II vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) unmanned aircraft system in response to unmet requirements from multiple customers.
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