News - 10 May 2009
Biofuels such as ethanol offer an alternative to petroleum for powering our cars, but growing energy crops to produce them can compete with food crops for farmland, and clearing forests to expand...
News - 17 Feb 2009
LG Electronics, a worldwide technology and design leader in mobile communications, today unveiled its eco-friendly mobile phone equipped with a solar panel battery cover at the Mobile World Congress...
News - 17 Dec 2019
A new device turns electric vehicles into chargers for houses and stranded cars.
Researchers led by Seyedfoad Taghizadeh from Australia’s Macquarie University are looking to commercialise...
News - 16 Jul 2015
In the future, we might be driving fuel-cell cars that burn solar-generated hydrogen. This would make the “zero emissions car” a reality. At the same time, small combined heat and power...
News - 5 Mar 2014
Being able to charge up to 30 electric cars at once requires some ingenious energy management. Researchers are incorporating a mix of renewables into the design of a smart grid for Germany’s...
News - 17 Jan 2014
Ford Motor Company, in collaboration with Georgia Tech, debuted a new solar car concept earlier this month at the 2014 International CES in Las Vegas.
The C-MAX Solar Energi Concept is a...
News - 4 Oct 2012
DENSO Corporation has developed a lithium-ion battery pack that further increases the fuel efficiency of vehicles with stop/start systems. DENSO's new battery pack allows the stop/start system to...
News - 21 Feb 2010
Advanced Composites Group Ltd (ACG), part of the Composites Division of Umeco plc, is engaged in a €3.4 million project with scientists to develop a new composite material which could...
Article - 1 Jul 2010
At the beginning of the 20th century, American drivers faced a fundamental choice: battery electric vehicles (BEVs) or gasoline-powered internal combustion vehicles (ICVs).
News - 17 May 2018
On a recent April afternoon, MIT sophomore Francis Wang drove out of the Edgerton Center's Area 51 garage, took a left on Massachusetts Avenue, a right onto Albany Street, and then a left through...