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New high-energy rechargeable batteries developed

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 18:07

Researchers have developed new molten air rechargeable batteries for electric vehicles which have a significantly higher storage capacity than lithium batteries.

Mahindra to review Tesla patents for applicability to its EVs

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 10:37

Tesla Motors makes electric vehicles, including sports car Roadster, sedan Model S and SUV Model X.

New supercapacitor for faster electric vehicles

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 12:45

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`

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 13:08

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

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 14:32

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.

Driverless cars to be launched on UK streets

Last Updated: Sunday, October 27, 2013, 16:21

In a first, Britain is set to introduce driverless cars on its streets - and the vehicles will share the pavement with pedestrians.

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

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 16:21

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.

Hybrids, electric vehicles in Tata Motors' plans till 2020

Last Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013, 18:37

Homegrown auto major Tata Motors is working on a slew of new products, including alternate fuels, hybrids and electric vehicles, to be launched over seven years, according to Chairman Cyrus Mistry.

GM to make 500,000 electric vehicles by 2017

Last Updated: Thursday, November 15, 2012, 13:47

General Motors Co. plans to build 500,000 electric vehicles a year by 2017, a company official said.

Now, an 'insect' car that can read your mind!

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 03, 2012, 17:32

It possesses a destination setting in the smartphone satellite navigation, that interprets the information, 'Carsguide.Com.Au' reported.

Plan to bring maximum electric vehicles on road by 2020

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 22:04

The government on Wednesday approved the roadmap for facilitating large-scale use of eco-friendly electric vehicles, including hybrids, by 2020.

Mahindra REVA looks to set up assembly unit in Australia

Last Updated: Thursday, February 23, 2012, 19:59

Mahindra REVA Electric Vehicles on Thursday said it is exploring possibilities to set up its first overseas assembly facility in Australia and a final decision will be taken within this year.