This week’s edition of the Gas2 Week in Review looks at stories that captured various perspectives on the promise of electric power in alternative transportation.
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The week’s edition of the Gas2 Week in Review is all about experimentation— from electrode design to solar car cells and so much more.
The Tesla Model 3 again out-topped any other green transportation news story this week. The Model 3 is here! The Model 3 is here! Well, actually, the Tesla Model 3 production lines have just been fired up this week, which caused stock analysts to get their knickers in a knot. Some said the Tesla sky […]
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In this edition of Gas2’s Week in Review, we examine the various ways that automakers are wrestling with hybrids and EV batteries as well as a continual if losing battle by the Big Three automakers to halt CAFE standards implementation.
Gas2 Week in Review, April 2: Another Trump Defeat, Stalled Alternative Energy Projects, and More Musk
Alternative energy innovations emerged in a variety of ways in the news on Gas2 this week, some as examples of shining successes, others as reminders of how difficult it is to transfer R&D from a computer screen to the production line. We looked at California’s continuing fight to move toward higher vehicle emission standards, disappointments […]
How do solar cars work? What projects are underway to make solar cars more accessible to the average consumer? What remains to be done to get solar cars on our roadways?
Tesla’s newest patent is another attempt to ensure high levels of EV safety for consumers.
EVs are a huge part of the shift to a sustainable global energy policy. What factors need be to be considered in the transition to EVs?
EV sales are on the increase, both in the U.S. and globally. So much for those who said it couldn’t be done…
Season 2 of Formula E allows the teams to come up with innovative new power unit solutions- you can see the different designs here.
The Tesla GigaFactory will be huge – big enough to be seen from space without a telescope. But Elon Musk says he may need 10 of them to meet his goals.
Despite being “new tech”, a recent study indicates less than 2 problems per million cells produced for the Chevy Volt extended-range hybrid electric car.
All of the drama over the last few years concerning where Tesla would build its first Gigafactory carried with it a lot of potential implications for the states in question, hence the jockeying for position and the various meetings between Tesla officials and state officials. On that note, one of the perhaps lesser of these […]
Formula E was a glorified spec series in 2015, but the teams are set to start off 2016 with a bang thanks to new rules that allow real EV innovation!
Korea’s LG Chem is now the world’s largest EV battery supplier, having just inked a deal with Daimler to provide batteries for the upcoming Smart ForTwo Electric Drive, which is scheduled for production in 2016. LG Chem also supplies batteries to Volkswagen, Ford, Hyundai, Renault, Audi, Chevrolet, Kia and GM. In all, LG Chem supplies 13 […]
Originally posted on EVObsession Build Your Dreams, better known as BYD, is the Chinese automaker that is going all-in with plug-in cars. Backed by Warren Buffett and already building its all-electric buses on American soil, BYD may have been born in China, but it has global ambitions. That includes rivaling the battery production of the […]
The Chinese government is considering a subsidy for lithium-ion batteries, even though the country already has more battery production than it needs.
If somebody paid you $1,000 to unplug your EV, would you? That’s the gist of the BMW i ChargeForward pilot program, which pays people not to plug-in.
Volkswagen executives have mentioned their intentions to source a better EV battery, and buying a 5% stake in mystery company Quantumscape may help VW out.