Electric Cars on Ice – New World Record For Speed

The weekend’s unseasonable cold has once again given rise to thoughts of how well electric cars perform in the cold.

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The Trouble With Fuel Cells (and Some New Solutions)

Hydrogen fuel cells have quite a bit of potential as an alternative fuel source for quite a number of vehicles

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Mitsubishi i-MiEV to Participate at Pike's Peak International Hill Climb

Still super-cute on the outside and well-built under the hood, Mitsubishi’s i-MiEV is taking on a new challenge. An i-MiEV-based

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Porsche Hopping On the Green Train (sort of)

Not that long ago, we saw a Tesla Roadster pull ahead of a Porsche 911 Carrera in a drag race,

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The Mitsubishi i-MiEV's Next Stop is Thailand

Mitsubishi’s i-MiEV, whatever its reception in the American market, is moving all over the world. The latest stop for the

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Meidensha's Tiny Electric Motors Pave the Way for Miniature EVs

Mitsubishi’s i-MiEV, well-known in Japan, is a super cute little EV reaching the American market this year. Meidensha, the heavy

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Analyze EV Tech with RoboCar MEV

The RoboCar MEV is more than just the most awesome name ever – it’s a one-seat developmental platform for electric vehicles, built by Japanese company ZMP. Auto makers, parts manufacturers, universities, and research institutions are all encouraged to rent the RoboCar to evaluate the merits of EV technology before starting their own projects.

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U of I’s Ultra-Quick EV Batteries to Last Forever

The University of Illinois in Champaign/Urbana is still developing awesomely quick-charging batteries – but now with a little twist. The latest innovation from Professor Paul Braun’s research team looks just like an average Li-Ion battery on the outside, but the cathodes include 3-D nanostructures which allow the battery to rapidly charge and discharge without diminishing capacity in the process.

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