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Toyota is Hard at Work on 4 New EV Battery Technologies
Toyota has garnered some criticism for its stance on full-electric vehicles, preferring to offer customers a range of technologies including hybrid and gasoline options. But it has four new battery technologies in development that promise huge leaps in performance and range.
BMW Torture-Tests Its Hydrogen iX5
BMW is one of a handful of automakers that believes hydrogen will be an important part of the zero-emissions mix. It recently completed hot-weather testing of the iX5 Hydrogen SUV in the United Arab Emirates.
New Joint Venture Lets You Share Your EV’s Electricity With the Grid
Bi-directional charging, or Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) uses the energy in your EV's battery to support the demands of the power grid when you don't need your car - and can help reduce your energy bills in the process.
Tesla's Latest Supercharger Station Will Have a Diner and Drive-In
EV charging still takes longer than filling up a gasoline car. So why not make it more fun? Tesla's latest Supercharger station for the Los Angeles area will have a diner and a drive-in to keep EV owners amused while charging up.
Hybrid and EV Owners More Satisfied: Study
The American Consumer Satisfaction Index surveyed almost 9,000 vehicle owners, and found that hybrid and electric car owners had higher levels of satisfaction than gas car owners. But EV owners did still face challenges with reliability and charging. What brands ranked best? Read on to find out.
Are Public Charging Issues Slowing EV Growth?
Many potential EV buyers cite charging infrastructure as the primary reason they won't switch to electric. J.D. Power's latest public charging study suggests that there's still work for charging networks to do to keep up with the pace of new vehicle introductions.
Lucid and Tesla Drop Prices for Large EV Sedans
Tesla and Lucid have both dropped the starting MSRPs for their flagship large sedans. The new Tesla Model S Standard Range and Lucid Air Pure offer all-wheel drive, impressive range, and the latest tech at lower prices than before, though neither is eligible for the $7,500 federal rebate.
This Widget Could Increase EV Range By Almost 10 Percent
A clever new electromagnetic decoupling device from industry supplier Magna could help future EVs extend their range. By decoupling the electric motor from the driveshafts when not needed, the device reduces friction and improves efficiency.