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Nissan Testing Heat-Resistant Battery, Adding Two More EV Models

August 28th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

The Nissan Leaf has led the way in America when it comes to electric car sales, and the Japanese automaker is showing no signs of slowing down its EV onslaught. In addition to the Leaf, a compact Infini EV, and an all-electric version of the NV2000 cargo van, Nissan plans to launch two new electric models, along with a new, heat-resistant battery in the new few years

Wireless Charging Powers South Korea’s Electric Buses

August 13th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

One of the most promising ideas for extending electric car driving range is to install wireless charging features into city streets. The city of Gumi, South Korea recently launched a pair of electric buses wirelessly charged through the roadway, and if the initial tests go well, this could pave the way

Electric Rolls-Royce With Wireless Charging Is A Car We Want But Will Never Get

January 24th, 2013 | by Nicholas Brown

Why would a company create a functioning electric car, only to announce they'll never build it? You'd have to ask Rolls-Royce, as they have done just that with an all-electric version of their Rolls-Royce Phantom. Based on the Phantom ultra-luxury car, which was originally equipped with a V12 engine, window curtains, dining tables in the back, suicide doors, brisk acceleration, and much more, Rolls-Royce executives has stated this car will never see production...but that doesn't make it any less cool

Video: Spanish Utility Company Hopes To Bring Wireless Fast-Charging To The Masses

January 2nd, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Wireless inductive charging has already made an impact in the world of smartphone users, allowing effortless recharging by just placing your phone on a specially-made pad. Wireless charging could be a huge boon for electric vehicles, and a Spanish utility company has made a lot of headway in wireless fast charging that could refill an EV to 80% capacity in just 15 minutes

Infiniti LE Electric Car Coming In 2014 With Wireless Charging

August 22nd, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Nissan’s grand experiment with electric cars doesn’t seem to be panning out as hoped. Leaf sales are slumping both here in America and abroad, and recent battery life issues have started cropping up in the hotter states. But Nissan still has an ace up its sleeve; the Infiniti LE electric car, which should hit markets in the year 2014, and almost assuredly with wireless charging

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