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Old electric car batteries
The auto and clean energy industries both have vested interests in finding effective ways of reusing old electric car batteries but have been unsuccessful until 2015.
Fuel cell electric vehicle
After BMW has implied and then withdrew its concept for a fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) during the 2015 North American International Auto Show, the German automaker has finally announced its plans for production by 2020.
Tesla Motors Inc., a leading manufacturer and seller of electric cars and their components, may have been busy with its Supercharger DC fast-charging stations’ openings but its battery swapping operations are coming to a standstill.
Electric Tire Concept
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of tires and accessories, has released its innovative electric tire concept.
Electric Truck
The Vancouver International Auto Show is among the best venues to find innovative car designs and the 2015 show, which was held last March 24-29, 2015 was one of the best yet. Here, the Odyssey Battery Bigfoot No. 20 Monster Truck, which is considered as the world’s first electric truck, was introduced to the general public.
Battery-Powered Ferry
Ampere, a Norwegian battery-powered ferry, was awarded the prestigious recognition of “Ship of the Year” at the SMM trade show last September 2014.
Electric Plane Factory
An Electric Plane Factory will soon be constructed in France and is said to manufacture the E-Fan 2.0, a two-seater electric plane that may be available to the public in the next two and a half years.
Solar Powered Charging Station
After all limitations surrounding the electric vehicles, like coal-fired power plants to generate the electricity of electric cars, San Francisco has unveiled a solar powered charging station to counter critics and highlight that electric vehicles can create zero emissions and efficiently uses energy.
Electric Battery Price
The limits of EV car batteries may be hindering electric car sales to increase. Fortunately, based on a recent study published in Nature Climate Change Letters, battery pack prices may start to go as low as $300 per kilowatt-hour and could even reach an all-time low of $200 by 2020.
Electric Cars Sales
The article ‘Is Cheap Gas Pulling the Plug on Electric Cars?’ which has been published in Fortune Magazine last April 22 has narrowly missed the real future of mobility in the United States, even if gas prices have a short lived impact.
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