“Where 3 Million Electric Vehicle Batteries Will Go When They Retire”

“The first batches of batteries from electric and hybrid vehicles are hitting retirement age, yet they aren’t bound for landfills. Instead, they’ll spend their golden years chilling beer at 7-Elevens in Japan, powering car-charging stations in California and… Read More

“UPS is buying a fleet of 1,000 electric vans from Workhorse”

“Parcel delivery companies are all starting to look at electric vehicles to reduce their operating costs and their impact on air pollution. UPS is arguably leading the way on that front as it orders a fleet of 1,000… Read More

“Why electric cars will soon be superior to gasoline cars in every respect”

“China wants to be the first to build a solar road that wirelessly charges electric cars. The world is in a race to solve the final challenge for electric vehicles (EVs) — fast and simple charging. That would… Read More

“Oil industry is finally starting to be affected by Norway’s rapid electric car adoption”

“Norway’s electric vehicle adoption rate is so far ahead of most countries that it gives us glimpses into the future of bigger markets – sometimes even decades ahead of time. Now it is starting to show signs of… Read More

“Electric-car batteries that charge in five minutes have lured an unlikely investor: Big Oil”

“In the 1990s, oil companies and and car makers once worked together to scupper the electric vehicle industry in the US, according to the documentary Who Killed the electric car? about America’s first mass-produced electric car. That was… Read More

“Lots of Lobbies and Zero Zombies: How Self-Driving Cars Will Reshape Cities”

“YOU DON’T LOOK for the essence of a city in its monuments or its museums. You look for it in its streets, where the covenant at the core of urban life—the sharing of space—plays out. For the past… Read More

“How Electric Vehicles will go Mainstream – The Big Picture”

“The Tesla Model S is cool: fast, stylish, and fun to drive. But Elon Musk’s master stroke was to create an ecosystem that enabled intrigued consumers to consider Tesla a realistic alternative to a conventional car. Tesla’s network of 120-kW fast-charging stations,… Read More

“Are you killing your lithium ion batteries?”

“Lithium-ion batteries are expensive, and large battery packs such as those in everything from electric cars to electric motorcycles and e-bikes usually make up the single largest cost of the entire vehicle. So it makes sense that you’d… Read More

“U.S. energy storage market to nearly triple this year: report”

Storage system costs have fallen by roughly two thirds in the last five years, Manghani said. In addition, more states are mandating utilities procure storage systems. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-batteries-report/u-s-energy-storage-market-to-nearly-triple-this-year-report-idUSKCN1GI135?utm_source=applenews

“VW Just Gave Tesla a $25 Billion Battery Shock”

The world’s largest carmaker will equip 16 factories to produce electric vehicles by the end of 2022, compared with three currently https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-03-13/vw-secures-25-billion-battery-supplies-in-electric-car-surge?utm_campaign=news&utm_medium=bd&utm_source=applenews