DIY Electric Car Converters Requesting Government Incentives, Officially

A new petition on the White House website is requesting for the U.S. government to also give tax incentives to electric vehicle conversions, not...

Who Killed The Electric Car? (full movie)

The EV1 has been a dream that ended up quickly and painfully for everyone to forget it. Although it's an oldie, this movie shows the facts that stood behind the decision of not only shutting down the EV1 production line, but also destroying all of them altogether.
Panasonic Cobalt Automotive Batteries

Panasonic Decreases Cobalt Content Of Its Batteries

Panasonic, the exclusive battery cell supplier for Tesla, is making progress towards its goal of providing cobalt-free batteries. According to Reuters, a CEO of...

Cummins Chooses India to Invest $500 million to Develop Electric Powertrain Manufacturing

Powertrains are the heart of vehicles as they constitute the components that generate power and deliver them to the road. Cummins Inc., a U.S.-based...

The Story Behind Ford’s Model E Isn’t So S-E-X-Y

You’ve heard of Ford CEO Mark Field’s upcoming electric vehicle, Model E, which is rumored to come in two body styles: a sedan and...

Michelin Active Wheel: All-In-One Standard for Engine, Brake & Suspension

The active wheel features an electric motor, a braking and an electric suspension system, which is something only seen in the military about two years ago. The electric suspension is basically the same with a classic one, except the central shock absorbers, that comprise active, step-by-step motors driving a rack-and-pinion system at each wheel, that can cancel out anything the computer tells them to.

Diesel or Hydrogen?

by Jack Peckham San Diego-Futurists talk dreamily of a "hydrogen future" where the internal combustion engine and fossil fuels are replaced by "clean" hydrogen and...

New York on Most Ambitious Carbon Reduction Plan

New York state lawmakers passed one of the world's most ambitious laws aimed at countering climate change, under which fossil fuel power plants and...

Hyundai/Toyota Partnership to Sell 1,000 Hydrogen-Powered Trucks

Hydrogen vehicles may have finally received the boost that is needed to propel the technology forward. Hyundai announced on Wednesday that it will sell...

Hitachi’s New Electric Motor Not Using Rare Neodymium, Could Lower Market Prices

A new, highly-efficient permanent magnet synchronous motor has been unveiled by Hitachi. Nothing unusual so far. The only big and important difference between Hitachi's...