Wireless charging of moving electric vehicles overcomes major hurdle

Stanford scientists have created a device that wirelessly transmits electricity to a movable disc. The technology could some day be used to charge moving electric vehicles and personal devices. Credit: Sid Assawaworrarit/Stanford University If electric cars could recharge while driving down a highway, it would virtually eliminate concerns about their range and lower their cost, perhaps making electricity the standard … Continue reading Wireless charging of moving electric vehicles overcomes major hurdle

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Tesla surpasses BMW to become the 4th most valuable car company in the world

Over the past few months, Tesla’s valuation surged past Ford and GM but following another surge over the past 2 weeks, Tesla’s market capitalization is now worth more than BMW’s. … Continue reading Tesla surpasses BMW to become the 4th most valuable car company in the world

Will the future of electric vehicles include instantly rechargeable batteries?

Video via PurdueResearchPark Why it matters to you Electric vehicles seem well on their way to becoming the latest automotive trend, but finding a good way to power them has been … Continue reading Will the future of electric vehicles include instantly rechargeable batteries?

Audi tells dealerships to get behind electric vehicles because it will dominate the market within 10 years

At this point, most industry watchers would agree that car dealers are a barrier to the electrification of the car industry. Recent studies have painted a negative (borderline disastrous) picture of … Continue reading Audi tells dealerships to get behind electric vehicles because it will dominate the market within 10 years