New battery research could triple range of electric vehicles

New research at the University of Waterloo could lead to the development of batteries that triple the range of electric vehicles. The breakthrough involves the use of negative electrodes made of lithium metal, a material with the potential to dramatically increase battery

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Toyota partners Panasonic to make EV batteries

Toyota Motor Corporation and Panasonic Corporation announced today an agreement to begin studying the feasibility of a joint automotive prismatic battery business. This agreement between the two companies aims to help find solutions to pressing societal issues such as global warming, air

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2018 Nissan Leaf priced from $35,998 in Canada

Nissan has announced Canadian pricing for the 2018 Nissan LEAF, which goes on sale in early 2018 at LEAF Certified Nissan dealers nationwide. The all-new Nissan LEAF features a 241-kilometer driving range, all-new attractive exterior design, roomy high tech interior and advanced

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All-new Nissan LEAF named Best Small Family Car at Next Green Car Awards 2017

Ahead of the model’s arrival into UK showrooms in 2018, the all-new Nissan LEAF has been awarded Best Small Family Car in the Next Green Car Awards 2017. The new Nissan LEAF picks up right where the previous model left off. The

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Tritium supplies 25 Veefil-RT fast chargers to EDF Luminus to connect France to NL

Tritium, the Australian-based technology company and leading international specialist in developing infrastructure solutions for the electric vehicle market, has supplied all the fast chargers for the Belgium stage of the European Union’s UNIT-E fast-charging network. The Belgium phase of the project, led

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Good Energy launches electric vehicle charging pilot with NewMotion

NewMotion, Europe’s largest smart charging solutions provider for electric vehicles, announced a pilot agreement with Good Energy, the 100% renewable electricity and green gas provider. The pilot agreement will see NewMotion install smart electric vehicle charging points at Good Energy’s offices in

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Singapore launches first large-scale EV car-sharing service

BlueSG Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of the Bollore Group, launched on Tuesday Singapore’s first large-scale electric car-sharing service, the latest transport innovation aimed at encouraging people away from owning vehicles and keeping gridlock at bay in the space-starved city-state. There are two

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PepsiCo preorders 100 Tesla Semi electric trucks

PepsiCo Inc. has preordered 100 of Tesla’s Semi electric trucks, the largest-known order so far. PepsiCo’s electric trucks add to orders already made by more than a dozen companies such as Anheuser-Busch, Wal-Mart, JB Hunt Transport Services and Sysco. PepsiCo intends to deploy Tesla

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ITV Tunes Into The Benefits Of The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

ITV, the UK’s oldest successful commercial television network, is now calling on the best-selling Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV to keep its millions of viewers up-to-date with the latest news and current affairs. The broadcaster’s ITV Studios Daytime division is using a specially-converted fleet

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BMW Group sold 89,806 plug-ins in year-to-date, up 63.7 percent

November sales of BMW i, BMW iPerformance and MINI Electric vehicles totalled 11,700, an increase of 63.5% on the same month last year. The 63.7% increase in sales of electrified BMW i, BMW iPerformance and MINI models, with a total of 89,806 units delivered in the first 11 months, reflects dynamic customer

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