Electric vehicles more useful: Indian American scientist

Putting speculation to rest, scientists at the Berkeley Lab led by an Indian American have quantitatively showed that electric vehicles (EVs) can meet the daily travel needs of drivers longer than commonly assumed.

Paris reins in car use to fight pollution

 Paris began to restrict car use on Monday as a measure to fight surging air pollution, with police checking car plate numbers on the streets.

Budget 2015: Arun Jaitley wants development to be green
Budget 2015: Arun Jaitley wants development to be green

The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley today has said that the Government is committed to make development process as green as possible. 

Dubai firm unveils electric car charging stations

Dubai public utility firm Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) on Wednesday unveiled public charging stations for electric vehicles in Dubai.

New paper-like material can boost electric vehicle batteries
New paper-like material can boost electric vehicle batteries

Researchers have developed a paper-like material that can be used to boost capacity of batteries in electric vehicles and personal electronics.

Japanese firm develops wireless charging system for electric vehicles

Japanese electronic components maker TDK has developed a wireless charging system for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, which it hopes will be in use around 2018.

New ultra-fast batteries recharge in just two minutes

Scientists have developed next generation ultra-fast batteries that can be recharged up to 70 per cent in only two minutes and have a lifespan of over 20 years.

New supercapacitor for faster electric vehicles

Scientists have designed a novel supercapacitor that provides two times more energy and power, paving the way for faster acceleration in electric vehicles and longer battery life in portable electronics.

Soon, batteries that `breathe`

Researchers have made new progress in developing a "breathing" battery that has the potential to replace the lithium-ion technology of today`s electric vehicles (EVs).

US predicts vast majority of cars to still use gasoline by 2040

Electric cars might be the next big thing on roads, but the US Department of Energy has predicted that vast majority of cars would continue to use gasoline by the year 2040.

Now, electric cars that touch 0 to 60 mph faster than petrol-powered ones!

Electric cars are capable of leaving race cars in the dust as it can zip from 0 to 60 mph in less than 4 seconds.

Nissan mulls launching electric vehicles in India

Japanese car maker Nissan on Wednesday said
it will consider launching electric vehicles in the Indian
market within the next few years as part of its global plan to
roll out cleaner and alternative fuel technology.

GM in pact with Reva for producing electric vehicles

General Motors on Thursday joined hands with Reva Electric Car Company to develop and produce electric vehicles in the Indian market as part of its plan to make the country a global hub for environment friendly vehicles.