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Ford Focus Electric Boosts Range & Battery Pack, But Europe Only

Ford Focus ElectricFord has had a strange love and hate relationship with electric vehicles. Its Ford Focus Electric is beloved by its owners, but the company has paid little attention to their pleas of further development. In fact,Show More Summary

Daimler’s Smart will focus on electric vehicles exclusively in North America

The adorable little Smart cars you see on North American roads from here on out will likely be primarily electric, as the company has decided to cease sales of its gas-powered Fortwo and Fortwo Cabrio in the U.S. and Canada from 2017...Show More Summary

The Ford Focus Electric is Now the Cheapest Car in America

The Ford Focus Electric is one of the most unloved models in North America right now, and its lonely existence translates into big savings for thrifty shoppers willing to make due with a less-capable EV. Ford cut $6,000 from the car’s...Show More Summary

Honda & Hitachi Automotive Systems Creating Joint Venture To Develop, Manufacture, & Sell Motors For Electric Vehicles

Hitachi Automotive Systems and Honda Motor Company have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will see the two companies create a new joint venture focused on the development, manufacture, and sale of motors for electric vehicles,...Show More Summary

6 other times Tom Brady just wanted to talk about the game

It's a great week for football fans. The Super Bowl is coming up this Sunday and it should be an electric game between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons.  New England quarterback Tom Brady is nothing but focused on the...Show More Summary

Measuring the benefits of energy efficiency investments

Electricity prices can vary dramatically within a single day. However, most analyses of energy efficiency programmes ignore this variation, focusing on total energy savings without regard to when those savings occur. This column uses...Show More Summary

Future Volkswagen GTI Models Will Have Electric Motors: Report

last monthVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Volkswagen has shifted its focus to electric vehicles. Now the automaker plans to use one of its most beloved performance nameplates, the GTI, to lead the charge with EVs. But the rumor is that they’ll start with a hybrid first. Read more...

Focus: Grid Outages from Failures of Power Line Clusters

Author(s): Mark Buchanan Specific clusters within a network tend to fail consistently as part of large-scale network failures, such as those in electrical grids or airline transportation systems. [Physics 10, 10] Published Fri Jan 27, 2017

New President, New Electric Grid?

A new set of leaders today enter the White House. As they consider measures to enhance roads and bridges, they also should focus on America’s electricity infrastructure. By focusing on investment, efficiency, and markets as their policy foundation, the U.S. will have a world-class electricity system that will advance our economy into the 21st century.

Do Americans Understand What Government Is For?

I keep telling myself to focus on other matters — a big EV report I'm in the midst of, our series on cleantech actions cities can take, my next US electricity reports, the dozens of stories I collected during my week cleantech megaweek in Abu Dhabi, etc. Show More Summary

Electric Infrastructure Doesn't Need Tax Credits

Economists Alan Blinder and Alan Krueger criticize President-elect Donald Trump's infrastructure initiative in a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed by focusing on the proposed 82 percent tax credit, calling it a scheme to enrich private equity investors. Show More Summary

Autonomous Driving And Design Advancements Are Key Topics At The 2017 Detroit Auto Show

Automakers sounded more like technologists, nearly all focusing on self-driving tech, zero fatalities and electric drive ideas

New Study Helps Map Out Road Ahead for U.S. Electricity System

On Friday, January 6, the Obama Administration released the second installment of the interagency Quadrennial Energy Review (QER 1.2), “Transforming the Nation’s Electricity System”. The new report focuses on the Nation’s electricity system, from electricity generation to end uses, and addresses the need for improvements in that system. Show More Summary

Volkswagen resurrects the Kombi as an AWD, autonomous electric minibus

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Electric is the big focus for Volkswagen right now, as it gears up for a serious push into EVs beginning in 2020. This I.D. Buzz minibus shows us what we might be in for - including a modular, convertible cabin, augmented reality HUD,...Show More Summary

Honda’s NeuV is a mini electric concept car with emotional intelligence

Honda is another carmaker focused on supplementing the driving experience with an emotional, AI-based component. The NeuV, Honda’s latest concept which it unveiled at CES on Thursday, is a city-friendly lightweight electric car thatShow More Summary

Hawaii Wants to Lead on Energy Efficiency, Not Just Renewables

The conversation about Hawaii and clean technology often focuses on the state's push for 100 percent renewable electricity by 2045. Beyond wind, solar and novel energy storage projects, however, Hawaii is a national leader in energyShow More Summary

Confessions of a Cold Weather Commuter (Driving a Ford Focus Electric)

I am often asked about how the Ford Focus Electric is doing in the cold. The truth is, I really don’t know yet as I’ve only had it for 4 months and only recently was it at -10° Confessions of a Cold Weather Commuter (Driving a Ford Focus...Show More Summary

NERVANA, A Vagus Nerve Stimulating Headphone Set That Helps Achieve Relaxation and Better Focus

2 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

The NERVANA is a CES-award winning generator and headphone set that uses a gentle electrical current to stimulate the vagus nerve for greater relaxation, mood enhancement and focus while listening to music. The NERVANA Generator and Headphones Unit is currently available for purchase through the Laughing Squid store for $249.99 – 21% off the original […]

This CES award-winning gadget helps you instantly calm down and focus

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

NERVANA is an award-winning gadget aimed at helping people calm down and regain focus with just a generator and headphone set. By sending a gentle electrical wave through the left ear canal, NERVANA stimulates the body’s Vagus nerve—the nerve that triggers neurotransmitters that help us focus, feel relaxed, and cut out distractions. Show More Summary

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