Is The Elusive 'Ideal' Electric-Car Battery Hiding In Plain Sight?

Is The Elusive 'Ideal' Electric-Car Battery Hiding In Plain Sight?

Andy Thomson is at the white-knuckled, breath-sucking end of his electric car’s range. His battery is almost flatlining. It’s minus 26 Celsius outside on the lonely road to North Bay, Ontario. Yet he somehow makes it into town with less than 8 miles left before he runs out of electrons... read more

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Lithium-ion battery pack for 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV electric car

Electric-Car Battery Breakthroughs: Ultimate Guide

If it wasn't so important for the future of electric cars, it could almost get tiresome: Just how do you improve batteries for longer life, quicker charging and a greater... read more June 10, 2013 by  5

Lithium-ion battery pack for 2011 Chevrolet Volt

Do We Really Need 500-Mile Electric Car Batteries?

Back in January, we told you about IBM’s quest to build a rechargeable lithium-air battery that could theoretically let an electric car travel 500 miles on a single... read more April 30, 2012 by  38

2012 Mitsubishi i electric car battery pack

500 Mile Electric Cars? New Lithium-Air Tech Has Potential

We'd be the first to point out that many of the electric car owners currently out on the roads have had absolutely no trouble with the 100 or so miles they get from a full... read more January 12, 2012 by  20

Volkswagen Plug In Coming

VW Commits To Launching Hybrid Option On Every Model: Report

It appears Volkswagen is copying Toyota’s commitment to offer a hybrid option on every model in its lineup, if the latest comments from the automaker’s CEO... read more June 16, 2011 by  5


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