April 8, 2017
NEW DELHI: The government has asked Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO) to allow interested players including from private sector to obtain the technology for mass production of Lithium-Ion batteries for electric vehicles. ISRO will now come up with a framework to make this process smooth.
April 4, 2017
Tesla has been making more moves into the commercial and utility-scale solar plus energy storage business over the past year. Recent projects like the one on the Island of Kauai and a SolarCity/Tesla Energy project in Connecticut are good examples.
January 9, 2017
By the time 2021 rolls around, a number of major car makers will have a varied selection of electric cars available. Developments in battery technology will dictate the range and features that these cars can offer, but Samsung wants to give consumers a brief insight into what will be available...
November 24, 2016
U.S. electric carmaker Tesla Motors (TSLA.O) is in talks with Germany’s BMW (BMWG.DE) over a possible collaboration in batteries and lightweight components, Tesla’s Chief Executive Elon Musk told German weekly Der Spiegel.
November 10, 2016
The resolution is non-binding, but it’s still a powerful signal. Is the tide turning for the internal combustion engine? In Germany, things are starting to look that way. This is the country that invented the technology, but late last week, the Bundesrat (the federal council of all 16 German states) voted to...
November 6, 2016
Toyota Motor Corp is looking at mass-producing long-range electric vehicles (EVs) that would hit the market around 2020, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Monday, in what would be a dramatic reversal in strategy for the world’s top-selling automaker.
October 11, 2016
Every new or refurbished house in Europe will need to be equipped with an electric vehicle recharging point, under a draft EU directive expected to come into effect by 2019. In a further boost to prospects for the electric car market in Europe, the regulations due to be published before...
August 30, 2016
South Korea’s Samsung SDI Co (006400.KS) plans to invest about 400 billion won (273.62 million pounds) to build a plant to make electric vehicle batteries in Hungary, joining the race to build capacity and tap European demand at a time of disappointing Chinese demand. Samsung SDI, whose customers include BMW...
August 24, 2016
Tesla owners got some great news today with a battery upgrade coming to Model S and X cars with Ludicrous Mode. The battery upgrade will not only give the cars the longest range of any electric vehicle, they also make the Model S the fastest accelerating car you can buy...
July 28, 2016
In 2015, about one in every 150 cars sold in the U.S. had a plug and a battery. But mass adoption of electric vehicles is coming, and much sooner than most people realise. In part, this is because electric cars are gadgets, and technological change in gadgets is rapid. One big...