Analysis: ‘Unknowns’ delay Tesla’s rage of its own state-of-the-art batteries – Reuters | CarTailz

San Francisco, July 21 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) is no longer in the goals of CEO Elon Musk to make his own batteries of the next generation, and raises questions about the ability of the top electric car manufacturer, the ability of the top electric car, to sustain its blistering auto production expansion next … Read more

AAA: Heat Can Shorten Your Vehicle Battery Life – FOX19 | CarTailz

CINCINNATI (WXIX) – Just like cold temperatures, warm temperatures can adversely affect your vehicle’s battery. “A couple of things that are a car’s worst enemy are heat and vibration,” says AAA’s Enrique Sanders. “Just like when it’s cold, we worry about our batteries, same concept when it’s hot.” The heat can destroy the inside of … Read more

Visualized: Battery vs. Hydrogen Fuel Cell – Visual Capitalist | CarTailz

Battery electric vs. hydrogen fuel cell This was originally posted on Elements. Sign up for the free mailing list to receive beautiful visualizations on natural resource megatrends by email each week. Since the introduction of the Nissan Leaf (2010) and Tesla Model S (2012), battery electric vehicles (BEVs) have become the primary focus of the … Read more

Automakers Look South to Build Batteries for Electric Vehicles – ABC News | CarTailz

You won’t find many EVs on the back roads of Alabama and Tennessee, but thousands of residents in those states are building EVs to meet growing demand. Automakers like Mercedes-Benz, Ford and Volkswagen are investing billions of dollars in high-tech plants that will supply the battery packs needed for the transition to electric vehicles. Last … Read more

Automakers Look South to Build Batteries for Electric Vehicles – ABC News | CarTailz

You won’t find many EVs on the back roads of Alabama and Tennessee, but thousands of residents in those states are building EVs to meet growing demand. Automakers like Mercedes-Benz, Ford and Volkswagen are investing billions of dollars in high-tech plants that will supply the battery packs needed for the transition to electric vehicles. Last … Read more

The new batteries that will make you an electric car believer – CNET | CarTailz

This story is part of Plugged in, CNET’s hub for all things electric vehicles and the future of electric mobility. From vehicle reviews to helpful tips and the latest industry news, we’ve got you covered. Greater range, faster charging, less range loss and a lower vacancy price: that’s all that new battery technologies should bring … Read more

Hive batteries from 10 million Nissan electric cars could power the whole of the UK – Forbes | CarTailz

Nissan Leaf photographed on Electric Avenue and Brixton Road in Lambeth, London. (Photo by Charlie … [+] Crowhurst/Getty Images for Nissan) Getty Images for Nissan The proliferation of EVs is unsustainable, critics argue, because the power grids won’t be able to cope if everyone and their dog are plugging in EVs en masse. However, the … Read more

The new batteries that will make you an electric car believer – CNET | CarTailz

This story is part of Plugged in, CNET’s hub for all things electric vehicles and the future of electric mobility. From vehicle reviews to helpful tips and the latest industry news, we’ve got you covered. Greater range, faster charging, less range loss and a lower vacancy price: that’s all that new battery technologies should bring … Read more

How to participate in the electric vehicle boom – The New York Times | CarTailz

Automakers around the world are rushing to introduce electric vehicles, hoping to capitalize on strong demand for what is seen as a more climate-friendly alternative to the internal combustion engine. Tesla, the market leader, sold over 300,000 electric vehicles worldwide in the first quarter. Volkswagen hopes to overtake Tesla in electric vehicle sales by 2025. … Read more