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StoreDot files patent for fast charging ‘booster’ function

Israeli battery developer StoreDot announces it has filed a patent for technology to help electric cars charge faster. The solution, which the company says it will make available as an open-source license, includes hardware and software enhancements that create a “booster” function. StoreDot claims this will allow the battery to analyze charging station performance in […] More…

Choose your staff wisely

Boris Johnson’s appointed climate spokesperson Allegra Stratton just went on record saying, “diesel car suits me better than electric”, first citing range anxiety and then her mood. “I just don’t fancy it just yet,” she said of making the transition. The spokesperson’s reasoning is that “They’re all journeys that I think would be at least […] More…

Electric AUV maker dramatically speeds seafloor mapping required for wind turbine construction


With the Biden administration sounding serious about weening the US off fossil fuel consumption, the rapid development of sustainable energy production is becoming a major industrial challenge – and giant business opportunity. One Richmond, California-based company is looking to embrace both of those with a fully electric autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) that can radically speed seafloor mapping necessary to construct offshore wind turbines More…

Rare GM EV1 electric car survivor converted to a hybrid, parked outside


You never know where an interesting car might turn up. This rare General Motors EV1 has been hiding in plain site, parked outside behind Howard University’s school of engineering in Washington, D.C., but was recently spotted by Twitter user Pepe Lucho (via DCist). The EV1 was leased to customers in California and a few other locations between 1998… More…