Electric Dreams: Green Vehicles Cheaper Than Petrol in the UK

Research shows that over the lifetime of a car electric vehicles work out at around £107 cheaper per year than petrol or diesel equivalents; On average an electric car costs £52,133 over its lifetime, compared to £53,625 for a petrol fuelled model; A year-old electric vehicle sold second hand only …

Electric Cars Could Be Charged in 10 Minutes in Future, Finds Research

New battery technology could give electric cars more than 200 miles of charge in as little as 10 minutes, according to new research. Lithium ion batteries have had a dramatic impact because of their ability to store a large amount of energy in a small, compact battery and be recharged …

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Electric Vehicles: Everything Is Changing

Electric Vehicles: Everything Is Changing will reveal the latest advances and newest roadmaps in this radically changing industry. It will take place in Berlin, Germany from 10th to 11th of April. So what is changing? Mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic parts, silicon power components and dumb structures are on the way …

Tesla’s Latest Acquisition Means Better Batteries for Its Future Cars

EV owners know what it’s like to live with range anxiety, but Tesla’s latest investment might make those travel concerns easier to live with. The company confirmed its plans to purchase San Diego-based Maxwell Technologies in a $218 million deal that should see the electric car maker produce more efficient, …

A New Phone Battery Could One Day Recharge Itself on CO2

Ah, those lithium batteries in our phones. They tend to go flat just when we need them most. Then again, that’s Murphy’s law for you, isn’t it? Encouragingly, lithium-ion batteries are getting better and better with more and more oomph in them. But what if your phone’s lithium battery could …

Jaguar to Charge Up Electric Production of E-Type Concept Car

Jaguar Classic has confirmed it will start production of the all-electric E-type car driven by Prince Harry on his wedding day earlier this year. The Duke of Sussex drove his bride Meghan Markle from Windsor Castle to their reception in May in the battery-powered vehicle, which was then a one-off. …

Electric Vehicles Mean First Responders Have to Deal with Battery Fires

Last week, federal investigators reported that the battery of a Tesla Model S reignited twice after the car’s fiery crash in May. This isn’t the first time an electric vehicle battery has caught fire again after being put out. Why does this happen — and how are first responders being …