Swedish researchers believe the problem of battery efficiency in electric cars can be solved by turning the car's entire frame into one, big battery. They say their solution would remove the drag created by today's heavy batteries, vastly increasing the range of electric cars. Jim Drury has the story.
TFL Car (Nov. 14, 2013) ( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The Tesla Model S P85 is a revolutionary car that says goodbye to the internal combustion engine and hello to the electric motor. But how will this all electric car do when ... watch video
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Deutsche Welle (June 16, 2013) There are around 100 million of them on China's roads already, and now the electric bike is gaining popularity here in Germany as well. E-bikes are powered by an electric engine that runs on a ... watch video
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AFP (May 1, 2015) Electric car pioneer Tesla Motors unveiled a home battery Thursday which founder Elon Musk says would allow storage of solar power for homeowners who want to go off the grid.
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TheStreet (Jan. 13, 2014) The electric vehicles at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas had a few things to prove. From an electric scooter designed to carry cargo to a Formula E racing car that can go 150 mph, these ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Sep. 12, 2014) With the inaugural season of the electric Formula E motoring championship set to kick off, some of the brains behind one of the world's fastest electric cars say the future of electrical motoring ... watch video
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June 4, 2014 Battery weight has long vexed engineers designing electric cars for the mass market. Bigger batteries are needed to power a car for longer distances, but their weight in turn requires the car to ... read more
Apr. 30, 2013 Researchers have developed a unique integrated motor drive and battery charger for electric vehicles. Compared to today's electric vehicle chargers, they have managed to shorten the charging ... read more
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