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Green Car Reports

Trump's EPA head, VW zero-emission infrastructure funding, battery recycling: Today's Car News
Green Car Reports
After polling our Twitter followers on which Green Car Reports articles were most valuable, we asked which articles were least valuable. Here are the results. Could soft contact lenses be the key to supercapacitors for electric cars? U.K. researchers ...



Business Insider UK

11 hydrogen-powered cars in the works right now
Business Insider UK
Not many people have heard of the technology, and from an infrastructure standpoint, purely electric vehicles make more sense. For example .... Welsh start-up Riversimple will let UK drivers lease its hydrogen-powered car, the Rasa, in 2017 ...

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Power Technology

As our carparks turn electric, at what point should big oil begin to worry?
Power Technology
Speaking at this year's World Energy Congress in Istanbul, Turkey, Shell New Energies Director Maarten Wetselaar suggested that it would require 50 million electric cars to threaten the multi-trillion dollar oil industry. But, in a world where demand ...

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Green Car Reports

Supercapacitor energy density could soar using contact-lens polymer
Green Car Reports
Significant research is going into improved ways of storing electricity, including alternatives to the currently dominant lithium-ion battery-cell chemistry in electric cars. That includes using supercapacitors to substitute for storage batteries in ...

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Infrastructure is central to UK growth and investment in connected and autonomous vehicles, says expert
Out-Law.com
In this year's Autumn Statement, UK chancellor Philip Hammond announced a £390m package of funding for electric cars and autonomous vehicles, of which £80m will support charging infrastructure and £100m will go to new UK testing sites for CAVs.



Alphr

Tesla Model 3 UK price, specs and news: 11 things you need to know about Elon Musk's most ambitious EV
Alphr
After months of outlandish rumours, and below-par Photoshopping, the Tesla Model 3 is finally here. Elon Musk unveiled the new Tesla Model 3 at an event this year and it's been tipped as an affordable electric car for the masses. Simply put, the Tesla ...

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Electric bus pioneer pulls into wider European market
China Daily
As the producer of Europe's largest fleet of all-electric buses, BYD recently announced it was setting up a new factory in Hungary to produce electric vehicles in preparation for even faster expansion. The assembly plant in the northern Hungarian city ...

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Hybrid Cars News

Supercapacitor Breakthrough Allows Electric Vehicle Charging In Seconds
Hybrid Cars News
UK technology firm Augmented Optics has revealed a new supercapacitor material it says can accept a charge in an electric vehicle as quickly as refueling a conventional car while threatening to render lithium-ion batteries obsolete. The new material ...

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Why the Jaguar's electric I-Pace could be a game changer
Energy Digital
Moving into the electric car market is so important for Jaguar Land Rover as there's pressure on manufacturers to reduce emissions from their fleets. This is important for UK manufacturing and the EV market as a whole but it brings Jaguar Land Rover ...

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Contact lens technology could offer alternative to battery power storage
ITS International
Research by UK organisations the University of Surrey and Augmented Optics, in collaboration with the University of Bristol, has developed technology which could revolutionise the capabilities of appliances that have previously relied on battery power ...

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