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A startup reports progress on a battery that stores more energy than lithium-ion ones.
A new lithium-ion battery from A123 Systems could help electric cars and hybrids come to dominate the roads.
The technologies behind the battery packs for the GM Volt are being tested and could be ready within a year.
An MIT group hopes that its foldable electric vehicles will cut pollution, and ease congestion.
If Envia can overcome some key problems, its technology could cut the cost of electric-car batteries in half.
Washington’s growing interest could help make plug-in hybrids more affordable. The payoff: 150 miles per gallon.
The production design is ready, but the electric vehicle’s battery needs work.
Researchers consider plug-in hybrids charged by stationary solar arrays a better bet.
Recent advances in battery chemistry and systems design could lead to working prototypes by year’s end.