It is common knowledge that Nissan’s Leaf is outselling GM’s Chevy Volt by a widening margin. Here’s a recent experience with the marketing efforts of both sides that may shed some light as to why.
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Illinois professor Paul Braun and his group have developed a three-dimensional nanostructure for battery cathodes that allows for dramatically faster charging and discharging without sacrificing energy storage capacity.
Citroën’s famous tub receives a major (understatement) upgrade at Frankfort’s car show. Looking more like a spacecraft on wheels, this hybrid concept has a uniquely French flavor.
BMW has rolled out its new electric models. The all-electric i3 is aimed at the urban car market and should hit dealerships in 2012. The hybrid i8 is due for delivery in 2014.
Berkeley Lab researchers assembled alternating layers of graphene and tin to create a nanoscale composite which improves the electrode’s performance and allows the battery to be charged quickly and repeatedly without degrading.
The expected growth in vehicle electrification poses a challenge: What will happen to the battery systems after they reach the end of their useful life in the vehicle?
Mayor Bloomberg announced Tuesday the addition of 70 new electric vehicles to its transportation services fleet.
It’s beginning to feel like the wild west all over again. Big players and small, old hands and new entries, everyone has a new approach, innovation or contribution to the move toward non-fossil cars. There’s real creativity happening and, frankly, it’s exciting!
The Department of Defense (DOD) is at the genesis of large-scale integration of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) into its non-tactical ground fleet as part of federal government efforts toward expanding usage of alternative fuel vehicles.