Electric Cars: The Lifeline of the Auto Industry, Reports IDTechEx

BOSTON, Aug. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In the past two decades, the car market has declined twice: first due to the 2008 economic crisis, and then due to falling sales in China. Most recently, the lockdowns implemented to combat […]

Grid Coordination Opens Road for Electric Vehicle Flexibility

Originally published by NREL Unlocking the Value of Electric Mobility Technologies to Drive Efficiency and Reliability Across the Power System As electric vehicle (EV) sales continue to rev up in the United States, the power grid […]

Bentley Motors Looks To The Future of Electric Drive

Three-year OCTOPUS research project aims to deliver breakthrough in e-axle electric powertrains Recyclable system will remove the need for rare-earth magnets OLEV funded, delivered in partnership with Innovate UK, nine-partner UK study aims for real-world application […]

Vestas 1st to Reach 100 GW of Wind Turbines Under Service, Paving the way for more Sustainable, Cost-competitive, & Reliable Energy

Renewables are on track to become the foundation of the global energy system, and the service of wind turbines is consequently playing an ever-increasing part in ensuring the sustainable, cost-competitive, and reliable energy supply we need […]

Surrey to Develop Battery Technology Capable of Capturing CO2 Emissions

Originally published on the The University of Surrey The University of Surrey is to begin work on a new lithium-ion battery technology that is capable of capturing CO2 emissions, following an award from the Engineering and Physical […]

AAA Car Subscription Deploys 55 Electric Vehicles as Part of Electrify America’s Sacramento Green City Initiative

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 4, 2020) – AAA Car Subscription now offers 55 Volkswagen e-Golf electric vehicles available for short-term subscription in the Sacramento area as part of Electrify America’s Green City initiative. The program is another facet […]

Volta Trucks confirms Senior Strategic Appointments to Strengthen Engineering team.

Ian Collins appointed as Engineering Director of Volta Trucks. Ben Anstey confirmed as Chief Engineer – Electrical and Control Systems. The Volta Zero, the first purpose-built full electric commercial vehicle to be launched in autumn 2020. […]

Ranking 41 US States Decoupling Emissions & GDP Growth

Originally published on WRI’s Resource Institute. by Devashree Saha and Joel Jaeger  Between 2005 and 2017, 41 U.S. states and the District of Columbia reduced their energy-related carbon dioxide emissions while increasing real gross domestic product, debunking the […]

Idaho National Laboratory Researchers Quest To Improve Battery Performance; Glassy Li metal anode for high-performance rechargeable Li batteries

New research describes the evolution of nanostructural lithium atoms (blue) depositing onto an electrode (yellow) during the battery charging operation. Image Courtesy of Idaho National Laboratory Researchers from Idaho National Laboratory working with the University of California, San Diego have […]

Hyundai Motor Enhances Connectivity with Upgraded Bluelink – Starting with the new i30

-·         Hyundai is upgrading its Bluelink connected car services technology with a range of new features and a refined user interface· —        Upgraded Bluelink to include enhanced driving assistance tools including Connected Routing, […]

Construction of Ultium Cells LLC Battery Plant in Lordstown, Ohio Progressing on Schedule

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Today marks the beginning of steel construction at the all-new Ultium Cells LLC battery cell manufacturing facility in Lordstown. Ultium Cells LLC is a joint venture that will mass-produce Ultium battery cells for electric […]

From Raw Material to Recycling: BMW Group Develops Sustainable Material Cycle for Battery Cells

+++ Development of innovative and recyclable battery cells +++ Near-standard production of battery cell prototypes at new pilot plant +++ Commissioning planned for late 2022 +++ Munich. Sustainability plays a central role in expanding electromobility. The BMW […]

Influx of Electric Vehicles Accelerates Need for Grid Planning

For grid reliability, PNNL study shows advance planning and smart EV charging strategies could help cities and utilities smooth out the duck curve and avoid costly new infrastructure Originally published on the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory […]

BMW i Ventures Invests in GenXComm to Increase Speed & Lower Cost of 5G Rollout.

Mountain View, Calif. (July 28, 2020) – BMW i Ventures announced today an investment in GenXComm, a company with ground-breaking technology that improves the performance and capacity of communication networks, and aims to significantly increase the […]