Electric Vehicle Chargers

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Tesla Pushing the Boundaries on its SuperChargers

By on Jun 16, 2015 in Electric Vehicles |

This article is courtesy of ChargedEVs, a publication that covers the electric vehicle industry. Once again, Tesla has come up with an innovation that could be far more significant than is apparent at first glance. Speaking at the latest shareholders’ meeting, Elon Musk said that Tesla has “just introduced” a liquid-cooled cable to the Supercharger system (around 24...

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Chemists discover key reaction in sodium- oxygen batteries

By on Jun 15, 2015 in Electric Vehicles |

This article is courtesy of ChargedEVs Chemists at Canada’s University of Waterloo have described a key mediation pathway that explains why sodium-oxygen batteries are more energy-efficient compared with their lithium-oxygen counterparts. “Our new understanding brings together a lot of different, disconnected bits of a puzzle that have allowed us to assemble the...

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Sunspeed Enterprises Needs Your Vote

By on Jun 9, 2015 in Company News |

Sunspeed Enterprises needs your help. We’ve thrown our hat into the ring for Chase’s Mission Main Street Grants competition. To qualify for the next stage of this grant, we need 250 votes. Sunspeed Enterprises is building the first zero emission electric vehicle fast charging network along one of the most beautiful coasts in the world, California’s scenic Highway 1....

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Nissan Leaf Looks to Dominate Europe

By on May 29, 2015 in Electric Vehicles |

The Nissan Leaf, already a smash hit in the U.S., is poised to become a similar EV sensation in Europe. The Japanese automaker expects to increase European sales of the Leaf electric car by “double-digit” percentage points in 2015 following record sales in 2014. European executives likely see sales rising by 25 percent, thanks to a reduction in price, government...

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Toyota Banking on its Fuel-Cell Car, the 2016 Mirai

By on May 27, 2015 in Environment |

The number of car manufacturers that have invested in fuel-cell technology is slim, which isn’t to say that it’s an ill advised play. Toyota, since its inception, has long been at the forefront of automotive innovation, whether by design and styling, or technical savvy. It was the first automaker to give its cars curves, effectively removing the boxy styles of the...

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