General Motor’s all-electric future is Ultium

What is GM's Ultium Drive? General Motors’ next-generation Electric Vehicles (EV)s are expected to be powered by a family of five interchangeable drive units and three motors, known collectively as “Ultium Drive.” Ultium Drive will help General Motors transition to its current portfolio of a fully electric lineup, providing significant advantages over GM’s previous EVs [...]

Battery Power will drive the future of cars

The Future of Transportation You may have multiple more if you’re holding a car key fob or have a pacemaker or any other electronic device. But do you know how those batteries work? For a technology at the heart of modern life, batteries remain something of a mystery. Chances are you might have at least [...]

By |2020-09-28T21:06:19-07:00September 29th, 2020|Categories: batteries, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), Volkswagen|0 Comments

Hyundai and SK ~ Battery as a Service (BaaS)

Battery technology and infrastructure Collaboration to cover diverse areas including EV battery sales solutions, battery reuse, and recycling Strengthen the stability of the battery supply chain and maximize added value by creating a virtuous cycle of resources Two parties to enhance the competitiveness of battery reuse business in the EV era Hyundai Motor Group continues [...]

By |2020-09-11T07:54:42-07:00September 10th, 2020|Categories: Alternative vehicles, batteries, Hyundai|0 Comments

AVEVAI unveils IONA e-LCVs with more than 300 km range

AVEVAI unveils ground-breaking new supercapacitor-powered IONA e-LCVs with more than 300 km range New IONA electric light commercial vehicles are the first to feature supercapacitor technology, delivering an unrivalled range Advanced energy management system allows significantly extended battery life The new brand delivers stylish design, customizable payload capacity and advanced connectivity for operating in urban [...]

By |2018-12-02T20:11:46-08:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: batteries, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV)|Tags: |0 Comments

A silver lining for battery life and recycling

A breakthrough in lithium battery HSINCHU, TAIWAN ­­-- The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), introduced a composite material named ChemSEI-Linker. ChemSEI-Linker is a paste and linking material applied to lithium battery electrodes, which increases battery life up to seventy percent and makes it easier to recycle lithium batteries. ITRI explained this in technical terms, ChemSEI-Linker [...]

By |2020-06-01T09:13:43-07:00December 21st, 2017|Categories: batteries|0 Comments

Breakthrough on Toyota battery for Electric Vehicle

Paul Williamsen, Strategic Communications, Lexus International confirmed that Toyota is near a technological breakthrough for electric car batteries. Toyota is near a breakthrough for electric car batteries I was working, via email, with Williamsen on the difference between Li-Ion batteries and NiMH batteries in the Toyota Prius. I had asked why they used both in [...]

By |2020-04-23T05:56:52-07:00July 31st, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, batteries, Toyota|Tags: |0 Comments

First drive Chevy Bolt 200 mile all electric vehicle at CES2016

First drive of the all-electric ‪#‎chevyBolt‬ at ‪#‎ces2016‬ on "Electric Avenue" in Las Vegas, Nevada. 200 mile driving range, under $30,000 after the Federal tax credit. oh yeah!

Bosch’s plugless power for Electric vehicles (EV)

Bosch plug-less power Tanvir Arfi President & CEO Automotive Service Solutions Robert Bosch talks about the new plug less power Bosch is offering. Bosch has an electric charging unit that you can plug into, but how cool is it that you can drive over a plate and the car will charge without plugging into anything? [...]

By |2020-05-17T17:07:09-07:00March 19th, 2014|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, batteries, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), Bosch, Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electricity, Technology, Video, youtube.com|Comments Off on Bosch’s plugless power for Electric vehicles (EV)

BMW i3 – born electric, made with carbon fiber

BMW i3 EV The LifeDrive architecture concept was purpose-built specifically for the BMW i3. It is comprised of two modules; the Life Module, and the Drive Module. Think of the Life Module as the passenger cabin, or greenhouse. It is the first-ever mass-produced Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) passenger cell in the automotive business and [...]

George Blankenship, Tesla Motors

Tesla S pricing George Blankenship, Tesla Motors, Vice President, Sales & Ownership Experience, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about the Tesla S. What countries is Tesla selling in now? How many stores does Tesla have in the United States? Blankenship says they have sold 2,500 Tesla Roadsters and are winding the Roadster down [...]

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