Discussions about electric cars obsessively focus on range. There’s endless hand-wringing about why EVs can’t go as far as gas cars, what it would cost to make that happen, and how current range limits kill the market even before it’s off the ground. But maybe we’re looking at the case for electric cars with binoculars Continue reading ?
Today, electric cars are too expensive for most of us, even with prices creeping downward. A Tesla Model S will run you over a grand a month, and even Ford’s electric Focus sells for nearly $40,000. Making matters even tougher on the wallet is the fact that a home charging station will set you back Continue reading ?
A surprise profit from Tesla Motors in the first quarter has turned a lot of electric vehicle skeptics into believers. If a car company focused solely on EVs can make money, there's no telling what the opportunity is for the rest of the industry. What people may not realize is that success of the EV is a two-sided coin. Show More Summary
Focus Designs’ updated electric self-balancing unicycle offers a streamlined body, increased torque, and the ability to learn your movements and adjust to keep you upright. Goes 0-to-10mph in 3secs, with a top speed of 15mph. Link Link 2 Price: $1,795
Ford has made a serious investment in electric vehicles in recent years: with the likes of the Ford Focus Electric, Ford C-MAX Energi and the Ford Fusion plug-in electric vehicle (pictured) all on the way to our roads. As such, being endorsed as the company’s preferred charging station supplier was always likely to offer a Continue reading ?
Xylem Inc. CEO Gretchen McClain to present at the 2013 Electrical Products Group Conference on May 21 WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Xylem Inc. ( NYS: XYL ), a leading global water technology company focused on addressing theShow More Summary
With his surname already linked with the overall Pikes Peak International Hill Climb record thanks to son Rhys, Rod Millen is focusing his attention on piloting an electric vehicle up the mountain. During his debut in the electric division,...Show More Summary
Electric bicycles or e-bikes, are great cruisers. Don’t want to pedal up that last half-mile or more to get back home? Or go up yet another hill? No problem. Just turn on the electric motor, stop pedaling, and just focus on the road or trail in front of you. read more
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By Trefis: Quick Take Duke Energy is expected to report its Q1 2013 results on Friday, May 3. We expect the firm’s U.S. franchised electric and gas (USFE&G) division to continue its steady performance while there is a possibility that international energy division could be hit due to lower rainfall in Brazil. Show More Summary
It takes money to make money. Most investors know that, but with business media so focused on the "how much," very few investors bother to ask, "How fast?" When judging a company's prospects, how quickly it turns cash outflows into cash...Show More Summary
Anyone who had Coda Automotive in your office pool for the next electric vehicle maker to declare bankruptcy, go on and collect your winnings. Coda announced today it will restructure as an energy storage business after voluntarily filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the District of Delaware. Show More Summary
With electricity consumption climbing steadily higher as American homes and businesses rely more and more on an array of new gadgets, utilities have been looking into ways to meet the growing demand. A lot of the attention has focused on the green energy business, or sometimes the booming natural gas industry, but GreentechMedia notes that Continue reading ?
While cars are an everyday necessity and convenience, they’re not doing the environment any favors. Here we’ll focus on some of the hybrids and electric vehicles that either greatly reduce or eliminate fuel emissions altogether.
Anyone looking under the bonnet of the Nissan Leaf – the Japanese carmaker’s all-electric rival to the Ford Focus – could be in for a surprise. With its tangle of boxes and wires, the Leaf’s engine seems just like a conventional one – but without the oily grime. “The weirdest part of the car is Continue reading ?
Research and development initiatives of more than 50 Texas A&M faculty members will be highlighted Wednesday (April 17) at a smart grid workshop sponsored by the university and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) to help...Show More Summary
Today’s leading security experts believe the next catastrophic electrical failure may have more to do with Father Time than Mother Nature. Why? During recent decades, the focus of energy innovation has been to modernize energy distribution...Show More Summary
ByNick Chiu: General Electric Company (GE), with a market cap of $226.16B, is a diversified technology and financial services company and a leader in all markets in which it competes. On April 19, 2013, GE reported in-line operating profit of $3.6B or 35 cents per share. Show More Summary
BYD, the company we visited in yesterday’s story might ditch conventional gasoline-powered cars and focus on electrics, Reuters says in an exclusive story, Two senior BYD executives told Reuters that along with dropping gasoline-fueled cars, the company also might offload its solar panel business and concentrate on new greener battery technologies. BYD will unveil its [...]