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batteriesRice University adds a bit of asphalt to speed lithium metal battery charging by 20 times

A touch of asphalt may be the secret to high-capacity lithium metal batteries that charge 10 to 20 times faster than commercial lithium-ion batteries, according to Rice University scientists. The Rice lab of chemist James Tour developed anodes comprising porous …

batteriesToshiba Develops Next-Generation Lithium-ion Battery for triple recharge capability

Toshiba has a new battery which enables ultra rapid recharge for driving range of electric vehicles of 320km in 6-minute recharge. This is triple what is possible with current lithium-ion battery. New anode material, titanium niobium oxide achieves double the …

batteriesDyson will spend about $3 billion to make solid state battery electric car by 2020

James Dyson just announced to @Dyson employees that we’ve begun work on a battery electric vehicle, due to launch in 2020. pic.twitter.com/yUZNvIsYIi — Dyson (@Dyson) September 26, 2017 British vacuum cleaner maker Dyson announced Tuesday that it is working on …

batteriesElectric bus travels over 1100 miles without recharging

A 40-foot (12.19-meter) electric bus from Proterra Inc traveled 1,101.2 miles (1,772.21 km) at low speed without recharging, cruising to a new electric vehicle range record, the California manufacturer said on Tuesday. Bus and truck companies are beginning to launch …

batteriesTesla Model 3 test drives for reservation holders start late 2017

Tesla model 3 reservation holders will be able to test drive the Model 3 in late 2017. The Model 3 will be able to accelerate from 0-60 MPH time of 5.6 seconds and the entry-level model will have a range …

batteriesMembraneless flow battery could allow electric car refueling by replacing electrolyzer

A technology developed by Purdue researchers could provide an “instantly rechargeable” method that is safe, affordable and environmentally friendly for recharging electric and hybrid vehicle batteries through a quick and easy process similar to refueling a car at a gas …

economic impactTesla plans 10-20 gigafactories which would eventually be about 12 to 24 million vehicles per year

Tesla had its annual shareholders meeting on June 6, 2017 and there were many big announcements in it. * Tesla is making a big push to expand its supercharger network of fast-charging stations—capable of adding enough charge to drive 170 …

electric carTesla stock could double if it can sell 1 million cars per year in 2020 while having a 13% margin

Stock analyst believe Tesla will have an easier time selling the Model 3, the rumored Model Y and other future products than the Model X. Tesla could reach an 80% price increase and a stock price of $566 if they …

chinaYou can run Android on Chromebooks via the Steam Client into CrossOver for Android

If you’re the proud owner of a Chromebook Pixel 2, or Acer R11, head on over to Settings > About Chrome OS > Check for and apply updates. Google released Android for Intel based ChromeBooks. AND CrossOver for Android installed …

batteriesMilitaries using technology to mimic civilian vehicles like realistic versions of Autobots will violate the Geneva Convention

Under article 37 of the 1949 Geneva conventions, ruses such as camouflage, decoys, mock operations and misinformation are all permitted however, complete disguising as a civilian is not. ‘Adaptiv’ technology uses cameras on-board the target, such as an armored …