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Lithium processors prepare to meet demand in era of electric car

Lithium processors prepare to meet demand in era of electric car

Although there`s plenty of lithium around, the proteblem is ensuring there is enough capacity to process it. 

Sachin Tendulkar bats for electric cars, backs government move

Sachin Tendulkar bats for electric cars, backs government move

The cricket legend has now thrown his weight behind the government's plan to have an all electric car fleet by 2030 in India, saying the present generation has a responsibility to look after the planet and hand it over to the next in a better shape.

India not yet ready for electric cars: Honda Cars India CEO

India not yet ready for electric cars: Honda Cars India CEO

Honda Cars on Friday said India is not yet ready to have electric cars in large numbers due to the lack of necessary infrastructure and affordability factor.

GM plans to launch 10 electric cars in China by 2020

GM plans to launch 10 electric cars in China by 2020

Beijing has the most aggressive electric car goals and is pressing global automakers to help develop the industry.

Nissan may introduce electric sports car by 2020

Nissan may introduce electric sports car by 2020

At the rate fossil fuels are being drained from our planet, electric cars seem to be the best bet for the near future.

Self-heating battery to beat winter woes for electric cars

Self-heating battery to beat winter woes for electric cars

Conventional batteries at below freezing temperatures suffer severe power loss, which leads to slow charging in cold weather.

Volvo to introduce an electric version of every model by 2019

Volvo to introduce an electric version of every model by 2019

Volvo, the Swedish car manufacturer has plans to launch electric version of its cars across all the models by 2019

China to build charging stations to power electric cars

China to build charging stations by 2020 to power electric cars.

BMW CEO hints there is space for more electric models

The chief executive of BMW hinted in a German paper that there was potential for another of its "i" electric car models.

Daimler and Qualcomm to develop in-car tech, wireless charging

Carmaker Daimler on Saturday announced a partnership with mobile technologies company Qualcomm Inc. to explore wireless recharging of mobile phones in cars as well as recharging of electric cars without cables.

High-voltage, high-energy batteries come closer

Researchers have taken a significant step towards the development of a new class of batteries that could outperform the lithium-ion technology used in electric cars.

Automakers race to double the driving range of affordable electric cars

At least four major automakers — General Motors Co , Ford Motor Co , Nissan Motor Co Ltd and Volkswagen AG — plan to race Tesla.

Uber now testing electric cars in Chicago

Uber is reportedly using a fleet of electric cars as part of a new test program in Chicago, a report said.

Uber in deal with China's BYD to test electric cars

Uber Inc said on Friday it struck a deal with Chinese automaker BYD Co Ltd to test a fleet of electric cars for its drivers.

More electric car charging points in Japan than gas stations

The country`s number-two automaker Nissan says there are now 40,000 charging units -- including those inside private homes -- across the nation, compared with 34,000 petrol stations.

What cheap gas? Some automakers still push electrics

Cheap fuel prices are not deterring some automakers from building up their offerings of alternative fuel vehicles.

New battery could be game-changer for electric cars

A new lithium battery that could triple the driving range of an electric vehicle and significantly lower its maintenance costs is all set for mass production within a year.

China producing more electric cars

New energy vehicles include pure electric cars and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.

World's top electric car makers talk collaboration: report

Electric car-makers Nissan and BMW are keen to collaborate with rival Tesla after the US company agreed to share its patents with competitors, the Financial Times reported today.

Mahindra seeks subsidy to promote electric cars

Expressing disappointment over lack of support to promote electric cars in India, Mahindra & Mahindra CMD Anand Mahindra Wednesday asked the government to grant subsidies to automakers to promote green cars.