Author(s): Mark Buchanan Germanium produces a surprisingly large separation of electron spins in response to electric current—good news for spin-based devices, since germanium is highly compatible with silicon. [Physics 10, 44] Published Fri Apr 21, 2017
Following a couple of years of low sales in the market, Ford has officially ceased production of the Focus Electric in Europe (at the facility in Saarlouis, Germany, to be specific) Ford Ceases European Focus Electric Production wasShow More Summary
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Electric vehicle car sharing could be the future of transportation for some: Denso International America Inc. has announced the results of MDrive, the first study to focus on car sharing for people who live, work or frequent one location.
The electric car market is just now coming into focus, particularly bolstered by the new Chevrolet Bolt and its 200-mile-plus range. But what about electric planes? A start-up wants to build a commercial passenger electrified jet that can easily handle up to a 300 mile trip. Of course, that goal is contingent on… Read more...
No sport on the planet is probably more focused on getting the slightest competitive edge than professional cycling. While some methods – like performance-enhancing drugs and hidden electric motors in bike frames – are illegal, using technology to improve training and reduce injuries is not. Show More Summary
EDF Renewable Energy has commissioned a new business unit focused on Distributed Electricity and Storage that will focus on distributed solar and storage projects up to 30 MW in size EDF Renewable Energy Unveils New Distributed Electricity...Show More Summary
German sports car marque Artega in 2015 and announced plans to focus purely on electric performance, and since then the company has presented the Scalo sports car and Karo quad bike. Artega says those vehicles served as testbeds for its first production electric car, the Scalo Superelletra, which was presented this week at the 2017 Geneva auto...
Technology group Wärtsilä and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) have signed a new joint venture company agreement. The new joint venture, to be known as CSSC Wärtsilä Electrical & Automation Co Ltd (CWE&A), will focus on the growing Chinese electrical and automation (E&A) market…
He electrifies crowds. Now he’s going with an electric car. Pope Francis accepted an all-electric Nissan Leaf in late February from Wermuth Asset Management, a German investment group focused on renewable energy. The German newspaper...Show More Summary
Almost a month ago, I wrote that the Ford Focus Electric was the cheapest car in North America. Because federal, state, and local incentives are rolled into the price of a lease, along with the sizable discounts applied by the manufacturer, a $30,000 dollar EV can easily be priced below a $16,000 internal combustion model. Show More Summary
Pope Francis has been very outspoken about the dangers of global warming, the importance of environmental stewardship, and the corruption of greed — with what seemed like a particular focus on Donald Trump and the USA last year PopeShow More Summary
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
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 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
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
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
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
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...