Electric cars
An electric car is an automobile that is propelled by one or more electric motors, using electrical energy stored in batteries or another energy storage device. Electric motors give electric cars inst...
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Charge your car WHILE you drive on roads...
Charge your car WHILE you drive on roads like these.
PragerU - Electric cars: Good for virtue signaling, bad...
Electric cars: Good for virtue signaling, bad for the planet.
Tesla Semi truck and Roadster event in 9 minutes
Elon Musk unveiled Tesla's new Semi truck and (in a surprise) a second-generation Roadster. The truck is supposed to get 500 miles per charge, while the Roadster is said to achieve 620 miles. Watch th...
Child miners aged four at Congo cobalt mine
Dorsen, just eight, is one of 40,000 children working daily in the mines of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The terrible price they will pay for our clean air is ruined health and a likely ear...
CES 2017: Faraday Future shows 'Tesla beating' car
A start-up has unveiled a self-driving electric car that it says can accelerate at a faster pace than Tesla's top model. Faraday Future's FF91 also features ...
Here’s How Electric Cars Will Cause the Next Oil Crisis
A shift is under way that will lead to widespread adoption of EVs in the next decade.
2017 Bolt EV: All-Electric Vehicle
Introducing the 2017 Bolt EV: an affordable all-electric vehicle with over 200 miles per charge. Learn more about Bolt EV at Chevrolet.com.
How GM Beat Tesla to the First True Mass-Market Electric Car
The true significance of the Bolt: An old-school company with immense manufacturing capacity has gotten to the 200-mile, $30K electric vehicle first.
The Dirty Secret Behind Electric Cars
As the world tries to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and combat climate change, policymakers have pinned hopes on electric cars, whose range and convenience are quickly improving. Alongside the boom ...
Mysterious billion-dollar car company is taking on Tesla
No one knows who’s running it, but a mysterious electric car company is building a billion-dollar manufacturing plant and poaching the best minds in the auto world. Its staff boasts a who’s-who of ele...
Excitement, questions mount with Tesla Model X release
Tesla Motors fans are tracking orders and deliveries online, and message boards highlight countdown days and new features of the new Model X SUV. And those online posts are punctuated most often with ...
Tesla Releases Patents in Unprecedented Move to Advance Electric Vehicles
Tesla is now an open-source company, allowing its electric vehicle patents for outside use. Other automakers, you, too, can build like Tesla. Musk made the unprecedented announcement Thursday on his ...
Tesla loses more than $4,000 on every car sold
It's crunch time for Tesla Motors. The Silicon Valley automaker is losing more than $4,000 on every Model S electric sedan it sells, using its reckoning of operating losses, and it burned $359 millio...
WalkCar - The car in a bag
Walkcar claims to be the world's smallest electric vehicle, and as you can see from this video it fits in an average tote bag. Preorders start in October so get your name on the list before they're go...
These Futuristic Car Tires Never Go Flat
OVER THE PAST 100 years, many things about the automobile have advanced. Safety, fuel efficiency, and price—they’ve all improved dramatically. But one thing that hasn’t been revolutionized is the tire...
Electric vehicle
An electric vehicle (EV), also referred to as an electric drive vehicle, uses one or more electric motors or traction motors for propulsion. An electric vehicle may be powered through a collector syst...
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Battery electric vehicle
A battery electric vehicle (BEV) is a type of electric vehicle (EV) that uses chemical energy stored in rechargeable battery packs. BEVs use electric motors and motor controllers instead of internal c...
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History of the electric vehicle
The history of the electric vehicle began in the mid-19th century. An electrical vehicle held the vehicular land speed record until around 1900. The high cost, low top speed and short range of electri...
History of the electric vehicle - Wikipedia
Fuel efficiency
Fuel efficiency is a form of thermal efficiency, meaning the efficiency of a process that converts chemical potential energy contained in a carrier fuel into kinetic energy or work. Overall fuel effic...
Electrical efficiency
The efficiency of an entity (a device, component, or system) in electronics and electrical engineering is defined as useful power output divided by the total electrical power consumed (a fractional ex...
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Thermal efficiency
In thermodynamics, the thermal efficiency () is a dimensionless performance measure of a device that uses thermal energy, such as an internal combustion engine, a steam turbine or a steam engine, a bo...
Energy conversion efficiency
Energy conversion efficiency (η) is the ratio between the useful output of an energy conversion machine and the input, in energy terms. The useful output may be electric power, mechanical work, or hea...
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Electric vehicle warning sounds
Electric vehicle warning sounds are a series of sounds designed to alert pedestrians to the presence of electric drive vehicles such as hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicle...
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Electric vehicle battery
An electric vehicle battery (EVB) or traction battery can be either a primary (e.g. metal-air) battery or a secondary rechargeable battery used for propulsion of battery electric vehicles (BEVs). Trac...
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Vehicle-to-grid
Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) describes a system in which plug-in electric vehicles, such as electric cars (BEVs) and plug-in hybrids (PHEVs), communicate with the power grid to sell demand response services ...
Load balancing (electrical power)
Load balancing, load matching, or daily peak demand reserve refers to the use of various techniques by electrical power stations to store excess electrical power during low demand periods for release...
Load balancing (electrical power) - Wikipedia
Solar taxi
Louis Palmer (born 1971 in Budapest) is a Swiss keynote speaker, global environmental adventurer, and "Solar Pioneer".
Louis Palmer was raised in Luzern, Switzerland. Since he was a little child,...
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Solar vehicles
A solar vehicle is an electric vehicle powered completely or significantly by direct solar energy. Usually, photovoltaic (PV) cells contained in solar panels convert the sun's energy directly into ele...
Charging station
An electric vehicle charging station, also called EV charging station, electric recharging point, charging point, charge point and EVSE (Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment), is an element in an infras...
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