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‘Cautionary Tale’: First-Time EV Owner Spent 15 Hours Driving 178 Miles

After Colorado resident Alan O’Hashi purchased his all-electric Nissan Leaf — and became a first-time electric vehicle (EV) owner — he thought he was ready to embark on the first leg of a 2,600-mile road trip across Wyoming. But the…

Penn State Battery Tech Breakthrough Paves Way for Mass Adoption of Affordable/Fast Charging Electric Cars

A breakthrough in electric vehicle fast charging battery design from Penn State has enabled a 10-minute charge time for a typical EV battery. The record-breaking combination of a shorter charge time and more energy required for longer travel range came from heating the battery to a Goldilocks Zone which has proven difficult for engineers thus […]

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From Cold Weather To A Dearth Of Chargers, Electric Cars Fail Miserably

Here in the Upper Midwest, our interstates are fast and our winters are cold. Speeds north of 70 miles per hour combined with near-zero (F) temperatures wreak havoc on an electric vehicle’s range. While a typical internal combustion engine (ICE)…

CT is behind on its climate change goals. This law aims to fix it. – The Connecticut Mirror

As worldwide heat, drought and extreme storms this summer punctuate the reality of climate change, Connecticut continues to wrestle with its reality that it is falling behind on its goals to reduce the carbon emissions responsible for global warming. The…

Report: 1 In 4 EV Charging Stations In San Francisco Out Of Order

One in four public electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in the San Francisco Bay Area does not work, according to a new study. The report, produced by David Rempel of the University of California at Berkeley, suggested that while California…

Scientists Powering Tesla on 9,400-mile Journey With Rolled-up Printed Solar Panels

Scientists from Australia and Britain are planning to take a 9,400-mile road trip through some of the most remote regions of the world in a Tesla, all the while charging the batteries with an unrollable plastic solar panel sheet. Called the Charge Around Australia project, the team hopes to get Australians to think about ways […]

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EV Charging Answer: Quantum Technology Will Cut Time it Takes to Charge Electric Cars to Just 9 Seconds

  Scientists in South Korea have proven that a new technology will cut the time it takes to charge electric cars to just nine seconds, allowing EV owners to ‘fill up’ as fast as their gasoline counterparts. And even those plugging-in at home will have the time slashed from 10 hours to three minutes. The […]

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This Portable EV Charger is a Game-Changer For Drivers Who Need to Plug-in

The world’s first portable battery pack to recharge an electric vehicle (EV) will be shipping to customers in early 2023. The ZipCharge Go was designed like a rolling suitcase and meant to address the fact that hundreds of millions of people might want an EV, but live in a building with street parking and therefore […]

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Plug Zen Launches Get Charged Up Campaign To Empower Climate Change At Community Level – mitechnews.com

DETROIT – Plug Zen, a Black-owned Detroit startup focused on delivering an adaptive, cost-effective EV charging solution to mitigate climate change, today announced the launch of its innovative “Get Charged Up” campaign. This multi-phased campaign begins with a crowd-funding goal…

Detroit Getting First Public EV-charging Road in the US to Power Electric Vehicles Wirelessly

Electreon announced a partnership with the Michigan Department of Transportation to establish a wireless charging demonstration project that will include a 1-mile stretch of road to recharge EVs while they drive. The Michigan Project is expected to be launched next year in Detroit at the site of Ford’s central transportation innovation district, and will provide […]

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