OEMs are in need of an industry-standard EV battery to meet the expected demand, support a competitive marketplace, maintain energy affordability, and preserve the reliability of the electric grid.
Visionary automotive company Neuron EV has recently unveiled the Neuron EV TORQ, the firm's electric semi-truck that sets new standards in clean energy vehicles.
olor changing cars, ones with energy storage bodywork, light-emitting glass that darkens at a touch? All have been demonstrated. Supercapacitor buses charging in 10 seconds?
It's clear to see then that we definitely seem to be working towards an all-electric car market, though when exactly this will happen is a lot less certain. For the moment, it's simply a case of wait and see!
The electrified road works by transferring energy to the vehicle from a rail in the road through a movable arm. The arm detects the location of the rail in the road and as long as the vehicle is above the rail, the contact will be in a lowered position.
Renault is trying to create a 'smart electric island' with electric vehicles, V2G, and energy storage
Fred Lambert for Electrek: They are partnering with energy supplier Empresa de Electricidade da Madeira partner to "facilitate the energy transition" in Porto Santo island, Portugal.
AP via LA Times: "Were going to electrify even our most iconic vehicles," he said at Cobo Center. "The only question is, will the customer be there with us?"
Chelsea Gohd for Futurism: Solar-powered cars have been thought of by many as an impossible pipedream. But the innovators behind Lightyear One, a fully solar-powered vehicle to be released in 2019, just won an award for their design.
Andrew Chesterton for The Motor Report: Mercedes-Benz is considering using old car batteries to power your house. The plan would see the German manufacturer rolling out a second-life program for its lithium-ion batteries to combat rival Tesla's Powerwall.
Rhett Alain for Wired: How much power and how much energy (those are two different things) could you get from solar panels on the trailer?
Dom Galeon for Futurism: Together with MIT, Italian carmaker Lamborghini developed a new electric supercar that can also store energy. With supercapacitors instead of batteries, the Terzo Millennio is able to carry more power, which it can store in its carbon fiber body.
Charging station manufacturers would have you believe that they will swamp the world with their products although they typically have no payback.
Fred Lambert for Electrek: German electric car startup Sono Motors unveiled the crowdfunded prototype of its battery and solar-powered vehicle; the Sion.
China will lead the transition to an EV-driven society. Car companies are doubling down on plans to produce a selection of electric vehicles. Because of its substandard air quality, China has been pushing electric vehicles, which could help automakers with the economies of scale.
New exhibition showcases the energy transition in the transportation sector
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