Wireless Charging Powers South Korea’s Electric Buses

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.

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KERS is Coming to Portland's TriMet Light Rail System

Oregon’s upcoming TriMet Portland-Milwaukie light rail system line will be one of the first in the nation designed to capture heat energy from braking trains and convert it into electricity that can be used to power other trains accelerating in different parts of the system.

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Regenerative Braking Works for Gas-Powered Cars, Too

Automotive World 12 is currently under way in Tokyo, Japan – a subsidiary of the 4th International Automotive Electronics Exhibition.

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Still Working on Capacitors – FDK Shows Off Their Latest Effort

Electric vehicles run on batteries – but they can also run on capacitors. The technology isn’t quite at the practical

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Energy Storage “Membrane” Cheaper Than Batteries and A Lot More Effective

There is a lot of time and money going into battery research these days, as well as supercapacitors, in an effort to increase electric vehicle range and charging efficiency. But researchers from the National University of Singapore have developed an energy storage membrane that is way cheaper, and a lot more effective than advanced batteries.

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Pulling Power from the Air Just. Got. Real.

We, as the crystal-petters will gladly tell you, are surrounded by energy.  I’m not talking about any kind of spiritual

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New Tech Promises Fully-Charged EVs in Just 5 Minutes

Once you start talking about 200 miles of driving in-between 5 minute “pit-stops”, it’s not really clear if you’re talking

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New Capacitor Could Lead to Ultra-Efficient Electric Cars

[social_buttons] A team of US and Korean scientists have announced a major breakthrough in energy storage that could pave the

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