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Electric Vehicles Mean More Power to You

They will soon account for all the car-sales growth in the world, giving a huge boost to energy efficiency......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 15th, 2019

SiC power devices efficient in EV power charging

SiC power devices used in AC/DC converters for OBCs (on board chargers) - a bridge between electric vehicles (EVs) and power outlets, is better than Si-based ones in terms of performance and efficiency in power charging, according to Digitimes Research......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesMar 9th, 2020

GM launches advanced electric batteries to power its EVs

U.S. automaker General Motors Co on Wednesday launched Ultium, a battery with higher capacity and fast charging capabilities, to power its upcoming line of electric vehicles......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 4th, 2020

Portuguese communities lock horns with lithium miners to save their land

The lush, green hills where Paulo Pires has for years brought sheep to graze above his picturesque Portuguese village may soon be transformed by the race to power electric vehicles......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 14th, 2020

Tesla Recalls 15,000 Vehicles Due To Power Steering Issue Causing Potential Crash

Electric vehicles maker Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) is recalling a majority of the Model X cars built before October 2016, the company announced Wednesday. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 12th, 2020

Ryder Partners To Build Up Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

Ryder System Inc. (NYSE: R) is partnering with a company that helps businesses switch their commercial vehicles to electric power from fossil fuels and a global infrastructure develop 0 read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 2nd, 2020

Fossil fuels and biodiesel were tax-break winners while solar and electric vehicles lost

Count biodiesel and renewable diesel as winners and on-shore wind power, small-scale solar and electric vehicles among the losers for tax-benefit extensions in annual Congressional spending bills passed this week......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 19th, 2019

California’s power outage means problems for electric cars. Tesla says charge up, quick.

A San Francisco Bay Area power utility shut off power to more than half a million customers amid a wildfire threat, and Tesla vehicles flashed a warning to charge up beforehand......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 9th, 2019

California’s power outage mean problems for electric cars. Tesla says charge up, quick

A San Francisco Bay Area power utility shut off power to more than half a million customers amid a wildfire threat, and Tesla vehicles flashed a warning to charge up beforehand......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 9th, 2019

Vitaliy Katsenelson"s Contrarian Edge: Why it’s only a matter of time before oil runs out of gas and electric vehicles power ahead

Alternative energy helps the planet and gives consumers choices, writes Vitaliy Katsenelson......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 8th, 2019

Toyota banks on Olympic halo for the humble bus to keep hydrogen dream alive

Buses may not be the most glamorous mode of transport but at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, they will represent Toyota Motor Corp's best bet for wider acceptance of hydrogen power - technology so far eclipsed by electric vehicles......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 17th, 2019

Toyota expands Prius recall after failures of 20,000 hybrid inverters

Toyota Motor Corp. has issued a third recall of its Prius hybrid vehicles because of potential electric power system failures.  As many as 20,000 Prius owners have had electric power system failures after the company recalled their vehicles in 2.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 2nd, 2019

Toyota speeds up electrified vehicle schedule as demand heats up

Toyota Motor Corp aims to have half of its global sales from electrified vehicles by 2025, five years ahead of schedule, and said it will tie up with Chinese battery makers to accommodate an accelerated shift to electric power......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 7th, 2019

Electric Vehicles Mean More Power to You

They will soon account for all the car-sales growth in the world, giving a huge boost to energy efficiency......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 15th, 2019

Tesla touts power of self-driving microchip in cars, working on software

Chief Executive Elon Musk unveiled on Monday a microchip for self-driving vehicles that the electric car company hopes will give Tesla Inc an edge over rivals......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 22nd, 2019

Daimler promises to investigate cobalt supply

The maker of Mercedes cars has promised to investigate its cobalt supply chain to ensure child labor is not being used to power its electric vehicles......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 2nd, 2018

CNN Investigation: Daimler promises to investigate cobalt supply

A day after a CNN investigation into abuses in cobalt mining, the maker of Mercedes cars pledged to investigate its supply chain to ensure child labor is not being used to power its electric vehicles......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 2nd, 2018

Power Play: How China-Owned Volvo Avoids Beijing"s Battery Rules

Chinese-owned Volvo Car Group is being allowed to use high-end South Korean battery technology in the electric hybrid vehicles it builds in China, even as Beijing strong-arms other auto makers into using Chinese batteries......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 17th, 2018

CATL plans to expand annual battery capacity to 50GWh by 2020

Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL), a China-based maker of Li-ion power batteries used in electric vehicles, plans to expand annual production capacity to 50GWh by 2020, according to the company......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJun 15th, 2018

Plug Power adds former Obama energy official to its board

Plug Power has named Johnathon Silver, a prominent clean technology investor and advisor, to its board of directors. His expertise and connections are expected to help Plug Power move into new markets, including electric vehicles. Plug so far has foc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 26th, 2018

Fill "er Up, or Plug It In? Oil, Utilities Fight to Fuel Vehicles of the Future

For oil companies, gasoline and diesel are among their most valuable products. For utilities, electric vehicles represent a way to jolt demand for power......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 15th, 2018