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Novel Inductive Charging System for Cars Proposed

Novel Inductive Charging System for Cars Proposed

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Systems and Device Technology (IISB) have developed an inductive system for charging electric vehicles from the front end. Researchers from the…

BMW works on inductive charging system

EPA BMW and Daimler to develop technology that would enable electric cars to charge without wires. German luxury carmakers BMW and Mercedes-Benz are joining forces to develop a…

Vehicles

Electric vehicle sales doubled across the EU in 2013

Electric vehicle sales doubled across the EU in 2013

Electric vehicle sales doubled across the EU in 2013 Thursday, July 31st, 2014 By Tom…

Tesla, Panasonic form ‘Gigafactory’ electric vehicle battery behemoth

Tesla, Panasonic form ‘Gigafactory’ electric vehicle battery behemoth

Credit: Tesla Motors Panasonic and Tesla have signed an agreement to build a large-scale manufacturing…

Why Toyota’s Move to Fuel Cells Won’t Affect Electric Vehicle Sales

NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Toyota (TM) is bowing out of the electric vehicle market. Come…

Electric vehicle firm to double North-East workforce

Electric vehicle firm to double North-East workforce 9:58am Wednesday 30th July 2014 in Business News…

Smart

Utilities Drive Connected Cars Into the Smart Grid

Utilities Drive Connected Cars Into the Smart Grid

As part of the Internet of Things (IoT), the connected car will dispatch emergency services and provide passengers with a slew of navigation and infotainment apps. And thanks…

Regulator / utility collaboration – the 3 states that do it best (and other …

Regulator / utility collaboration – the 3 states that do it best (and other …

1 Quick Take:  By now you are thoroughly sick of hearing me hammer at utilities to speak up about the future they want. Our industry has hit a…

Smart grid wins: Partnerships, acquisitions, projects and more

Smart grid wins: Partnerships, acquisitions, projects and more

1 As readers will see, this week’s collection of smart grid wins is heavy on partnerships and acquisitions. But there’s also plenty of news about a variety of…

Smart grid market research: China’s renewables growth surge and more

Smart grid market research: China’s renewables growth surge and more

1 Our market research roundup this week includes quite a variety: the EV charging stations market, smart city technology, home automation, China’s renewables and much more.   The…

Deathmatch 2014:The battle to control the Internet of Things (including the …

Deathmatch 2014:The battle to control the Internet of Things (including the …

1 Quick Take:  Technology vendors just can’t help themselves. Every time we hit an inflection point on a new technology, they separate themselves in armed groups to battle…

Grant helps ISU teach about ‘smart grid’

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) – A $450,000 grant to Illinois State University will help teachers and their students learn more about cutting-edge electricity distribution. The (Bloomington) Pantagraph reports (http://bit.ly/1qLEDm4…

Worcester Smart Grid System Adds Home Energy Management Technology

Email to a friend Permalink Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Nicholas Handy, GoLocalWorcester Contributor CHEIVA Homeview picture frame National Grid and CEIVA Energy have announced that CEIVA’s home energy…

Smart grid better because it discourages solar?

The $100 million government smart grid technology trial known as Smart Grid, Smart City has released a final report attempting to summarise their evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of…

Smart grid technology roundup: What’s new in metering, analytics and more

Smart grid technology roundup: What’s new in metering, analytics and more

1 It’s been a while since we checked in on what’s coming from smart grid technology companies, so here’s a quick summary of several new products, enhancements and…

EV makers form Smart Grid platform for cleverer charging

EV makers form Smart Grid platform for cleverer charging

Chris Davies The days of plugging a smart electric car into a dumb outlet may be numbered, with eight of the top auto firms joining forces with power…

Charging

Novel Inductive Charging System for Cars Proposed

Novel Inductive Charging System for Cars Proposed

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Systems and Device Technology (IISB) have developed an inductive system for charging electric vehicles…

BMW works on inductive charging system

EPA BMW and Daimler to develop technology that would enable electric cars to charge without wires. German luxury carmakers BMW and…

Super-Fast Battery Pack Can Fully Charge Your Phone in 15 Minutes

Super-Fast Battery Pack Can Fully Charge Your Phone in 15 Minutes

While electronics manufacturers continue to push the limits of how much innovation they can stuff into smartwatches, smartphones and even Bluetooth…

BMW Launches Fast-Charging Station for EVs

​WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. – In a move to build the success of its new BMW i3 electric vehicle, BMW Group announced…

Fiat Introducing Solar Charging Station for EVs in San Diego

One of the biggest advantages of electric vehicles is the fact that nature can recharge them for free if you have…

Tesla Motors Corp (NASDAQ: TSLA) opens its first Canadian super-charging …

Tesla Motors Corp (NASDAQ: TSLA) opens its first Canadian super-charging …

California-based Tesla Motors has launched Canada’s first supercharging station in Squamish. The charging station is located along the Sea-to-Sky Highway, which…

New design for contactless electric vehicle charging

German researchers have developed an innovative technology for wireless electric vehicle charging using inductive coils at the front instead of on…

Lower prices, more chargers make electric cars increasingly viable

People reluctant to buy electric vehicles have often cited their higher price tag. But some of the major brands have dropped…

Charging time

New design for contactless electric vehicle charging

German researchers have developed an innovative technology for wireless electric vehicle charging using inductive coils at the front instead of on the underside of a vehicle. The…

Fast charging

Super-Fast Battery Pack Can Fully Charge Your Phone in 15 Minutes

While electronics manufacturers continue to push the limits of how much innovation they can stuff into smartwatches, smartphones and even Bluetooth headphones, one challenge still hampers all…

Public Charging Stations

PSE&G promotes electric vehicles, and its business, with program for charging … – The Star

New Jersey’s largest electricity provider is now one of its biggest electric vehicle cheerleaders. Public Service Electric Gas today will announce a program to provide up to…

Batteries

New Findings Explain High Power, Low Life of Nanoparticle-Based …

New observations by researchers at MIT have revealed the inner workings of a type of electrode widely used in lithium-ion batteries. The new findings explain the unexpectedly…

Battery swapping

The Power of DSLR now in a Smartphone with Samsung Galaxy K Zoom

Samsung has now developed the best smartphone in the market today. No one, except Samsung has innovated a DSLR camera and smartphone in one. With its 10x…

Infrastructure

KIC InnoEnergy seeking proposals for clean-tech innovations

KIC InnoEnergy supports research institutions, companies and universities with the last stage of the go-to-market process for innovative sustainable energy products and services, helping them to create…

Standards

Why Tesla Opened Its Patents To The Public & How It May Help The Stock

Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) reignited investor interest last week when CEO Elon Musk said he is opening Tesla’s patents to the world. Along with benevolence, there may be…

Science

Harley-Davidson Goes Electric

In an announcement that should please lovers of peace and serenity everywhere, Harley-Davidson is introducing its first electric — and nearly silent — motorcycle. The LiveWire promises…