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Breakthrough on Toyota battery for Electric Vehicle

By | 2017-08-14T13:52:45+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, batteries, Toyota|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

First drive Chevy Bolt 200 mile all electric vehicle at CES2016

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:43+00:00 January 6th, 2016|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, batteries|Tags: , , , , , |

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)

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:26+00:00 March 19th, 2014|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, batteries, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electricity, Technology, Video, youtube.com|

Tanvir Arfi President & CEO Automotive Service Solutions Robert Bosch talks about the new plug less power Bosch is offering. Bosch has electric charging unit's 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? Arfi talks about the [...]

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BMW i3 – born electric, made with carbon fiber

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:42+00:00 July 30th, 2013|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, batteries, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), BMW, Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electric vehicles (EV), electricity, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Radio, Technology, The John Batchelor show, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|

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 is a [...]