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Dyson Invests In Solid-State Battery Startup Sakti3 To Bring Cells To Market

Dyson Invests In Solid-State Battery Startup Sakti3 To Bring Cells To Market

Advanced battery technology startup Sakti3 has received a further round of investment capital to help bring its solid-state cells to market. A new investor, British vacuum-cleaner maker Dyson, invested a total of $15 million and signed a joint-development deal with the company. Existing funders...

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Chinese battery electric crossover: BYD e6 test drive, Los Angeles, May 2012

UberX Drivers To Test BYD e6 Chinese Electric Cars In Chicago

The BYD e6 wagon is the battery-electric car that never quite made it onto the U.S. market. Despite various plans and announcements over the last five years, the e6 was never... read more March 16, 2015 by 


 
2016 BMW X5 xDrive 40e

2016 BMW X5 xDrive 40e Plug-In Hybrid SUV To Debut In Shanghai Next Month

We now have details on the production version of the X5 plug-in hybrid SUV that BMW has shown numerous times in prototype form. The 2016 BMW X5 xDrive 40e will debut at the... read more March 16, 2015 by 


 
2015 Kia Soul EV First Drive  -  Portland  -  November 2014

2015 Kia Soul EV Electric Car Recalled For Fragile Accelerator Pedal

Another recall for a low-volume electric car: 2015 Kia Soul EV tall wagons--as well as a much higher number of 2014 and 2015 Soul gasoline models--are being recalled to... read more March 16, 2015 by 


 
2016 Toyota Mirai

Toyota Mirai Fuel-Cell Car To Get Global Showcase At 2020 Olympics

The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games are set to become a global showcase for hydrogen fuel-cell cars. Japan is already planning to use the games as an opportunity to expand its... read more March 16, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model S in Albuquerque's 'snowstorm' during NY-to-California road trip  [photo: David Noland]

Tesla Model S Double-Pedal Behavior Still Inconsistent: A Safety Plea To Elon Musk

Last summer, I wrote an article patting Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk on the back for being so responsive to Model S electric-car owners. Of whom I am one. But in 2015? Not so... read more March 16, 2015 by 


 
Car2Go offering bike racks in Portland

Portland Car2Go Car-Sharing Fleet To Get Bike Racks

Would you be more likely to use car-sharing if you could bring your bike along? For Portlanders, that will soon be a real possibility, as 250 vehicles in its Car2Go fleet... read more March 15, 2015 by 


 
Nissan Sway Concept  -  2015 Geneva Motor Show live photos

2017 Nissan Leaf, Chinese Tesla Rival, Chevy Volt Capability: The Week In Reverse (Video)

Why did Tesla really open its only battery-swapping station for electric cars? And what's the next Nissan Leaf going to be like? This is our video look back at the Week In... read more March 14, 2015 by 


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

Tesla Charging In China, 2017 Nissan Leaf, 2016 Chevy Spark Interior: Today's Car News

Today, find out what we know so far about the 2017 Nissan Leaf, electric car, how one Chinese made an unusual charging hookup for the Tesla Model S, and take a look at the... read more March 13, 2015 by 


 
Nissan Sway Concept  -  2015 Geneva Motor Show live photos

2017 Nissan Leaf: What We Know So Far About New Electric Car

The Nissan Leaf is by far the highest-volume electric car ever sold, with total sales now approaching 200,000 units. First launched for 2011, the Leaf got some updates in the... read more March 13, 2015 by 


 
Non-ethanol gasoline pump

Ethanol In Marine Fuels: Why It Makes Boat Owners So Angry

Few topics get our commenters more riled up than ethanol. Both sides weigh in with fervor and passion, debating energy security versus agricultural policies and costs... read more March 13, 2015 by 


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt

2011-2013 Chevrolet Volt Recall Limits Idle Time To Avert Carbon Monoxide Danger

A recall has been issued for about 64,000 Chevrolet Volt extended range electric cars from model years 2011, 2012, and 2013, due to the potential for hazardous... read more March 13, 2015 by 


 
2016 Chevrolet Spark interior [photo: BobaEdream.co.kr]

2016 Chevrolet Spark Gets More Upscale Interior: Korean Photo Leaked

Three weeks from now, the next-generation 2016 Chevrolet Spark minicar will just have debuted at the 2015 New York Auto Show, as well as the auto show in Seoul. We've already... read more March 13, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model S charging from public electric network, Sichuan Province, China [photo: Car News China]

Charging A Tesla In China: One Owner's Creative, Dangerous Hookup

It has not been easy going in China thus far for electric-car maker Tesla Motors. Among the many challenges of selling its cars in that country are a lack of public-charging... read more March 13, 2015 by 


 
Audi Q7 e-tron

Tesla Battery Swap, Toyota Mirai Cost, 2016 Audi Q7 e-Tron Goes Gasoline: Today's Car News

Today we look at the usefulness of Tesla's lone battery-swapping station, Toyota's claim that it can gradually lower the price of the Mirai fuel-cell car, and the 2016 Audi... read more March 12, 2015 by 


 
2012 Toyota RAV4 EV

Toyota RAV4 EV Electric Car Recalled For Shift Flaw In Tesla Software

Certain 2012 through 2014 Toyota RAV4 EV electric cars will be recalled to address a flaw in the software of the vehicles' Tesla-supplied electric-motor assemblies. The... read more March 12, 2015 by 


 
 

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