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February 27, 2016

 

"Graphene is steadily making its way from research laboratories to real applications, but scientists - including Nobel Prize laureate Konstantin Novoselov, the wonder material’s co-discoverer - are already looking further ahead to a range of 2D substances that will al...

February 27, 2016

"Green car automakers have a bright future as the cost of owning an electric car will become equal to fuel powered counterpart by 2022, according to Bloomberg reports."

"Auto industry slightly jolted couple of weeks ago as oil prices dropped to their 13-year low levels...

February 23, 2016

"The electric vehicle (EV) market in India is slowly evolving and developing. India saw sudden interest in electric cars from buyers, with almost a lakh of units being sold during 2011 and 2012. However, the demand for EVs has seen a declining trend since 2013. 

But wit...

February 18, 2016

"Japanese electric two- and three-wheeler manufacturer Terra Motors has rolled out its Y4 Alfa e-rickshaw in Delhi today. Priced at Rs 120,000 (ex-showroom Delhi), the e-rickshaw will be available at Terra dealerships from the first week of April. It is powered by the...

February 18, 2016

 

"Honda Motor Co. has tweaked its two-motor hybrid system for large vehicles to deliver better power and fuel economy.

The improvements debuted this month in a new gasoline-electric drivetrain for the Japan-market Odyssey minivan.

By cutting the size and weight of key co...

February 13, 2016

"Researchers have shown in their lab tests that blended discharge strategies wherein power from the battery is used throughout the trip, have proven to be more efficient at minimizing fuel consumption and emissions, but until now they haven’t been a realistic option fo...

February 9, 2016

"Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Minnesota have shown that the material at the heart of the lithium ion batteries may impair a key soil bacterium. The study shows that the growing use of new nanoscale materials used in the recha...

February 9, 2016

"France plans on pulling its weight post-Paris climate talks, at which 195 nations made a commitment towards building a zero-emission economy. The country has started by laying down 621 miles of solar panels to supply 5 million people across France with renewable energ...

February 8, 2016

"Heliatek R&D teams reached a record conversion efficiency of 13.2% for an OPV multi-junction cell, setting a new world record for the direct conversion of sunlight into electricity using organic photovoltaic cells. The measurement was independently confirmed by Fraunh...

February 8, 2016

"The typical Chinese sold e-scooter costs around 3,000 Yuan or just under USD 500, looks similar to a traditional scooter and runs on about 500-800W engine power, supported in most cases by lead acid batteries (cheaper, heavier, shorter lasting with 300-400 charge cycl...

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