Saturday, January 23, 2021
A two-door, black and silver BMW i3 electric car. Side view.

New 500 Wh/kg Battery Could Triple Battery Life

A new battery could triple phone battery life and give electric cars ~630 miles range per charge, all while improving performance (via weight reduction).
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Nissan Leaf Approved To Supply Energy To Germany’s Power Grid

The Nissan Leaf electric car has been approved for vehicle-to-grid (V2G) connections by German regulators, making it the first electric car to get such an approval. This is positive step forward...
Tesla electric car

Tesla Outsells Mercedes-Benz In The U.S. For The First Time

Tesla Motors has outsold Mercedes-Benz -- one of the oldest and largest luxury automakers in the world. Tesla sold 69,925 cars in the United States in Q3 2018, while Mercedes-Benz sold...
Jaguar I-PACE electric car/SUV

Jaguar Electric Car Drives From London To Brussels On 1 Charge

Jaguar drove the I-PACE electric SUV from London to Brussels on a single charge with some range to spare. It was a 229-mile (369 km) trip, part of which was through...
Polestar 1 hybrid car

Volvo Polestar 2 EV To Offer 350 Miles Range, Cost $40,000

Volvo's upcoming Polestar 2 electric car will offer an industry-leading 350 miles of range, which also exceeds that of most gasoline-powered cars (which are often in the low 300-mile range). The...

Volvo’s First Electric Car Will Be The XC40 SUV

Volvo, which announced it will eventually stop releasing conventional gas-powered cars in favour of hybrid and electric ones will finally offer an electric model, and it will be the XC40 crossover...
Audi E-Tron in Berlin

Audi E-Tron Will Use A Heat Pump To Manage Battery Temperature

The Audi E-Tron electric car will be equipped with a heat pump that keeps battery temperatures in their ideal range throughout the seasons, according to TU News. The news report states that...

BMW Debuts Electric iX3 SUV With 249 Miles Range, 270 HP

BMW has released the fully electric iX3 SUV, which is a much-needed update from the older i3. The SUV is unlike the smaller i8 and i3, both of which have a...