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Fisker shows off world’s first plug-in hybrid luxur...

Fisker shows off world’s first plug-in hybrid luxur...

14 January 2009
The Californian maker of premium sports cars is about to revolutionize the car industry with its hybrid electric Karma set to hit the roads later this year. At the Detroit Auto Show, Fisker unveiled the “Sunset&...
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Electric car battery alliance seeks $1 billion in federal...

Electric car battery alliance seeks $1 billion in federal...

19 December 2008
In a race to catch up to Asian rivals, fourteen U.S. American technology companies have joined forces to build a lithium-ion battery plant and boost the country’s global competitiveness in battery R&D. ...
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The first B2B portal for electric vehicles goes 'beta'&nb...

The first B2B portal for electric vehicles goes 'beta'&nb...

15 December 2008
Cars21.com is from today the first interactive information hub to help you connect with components and services suppliers for full electric and hybrid cars. Besides presenting latest product innovations and daily news...
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Lithium-ion battery sales forecast to double by 2012

Lithium-ion battery sales forecast to double by 2012

28 November 2008
Global sales of rechargeable batteries could surge 43% by 2012, a Japanese market research institute predicts. A key driver for the industry will be the use of lithium-ion batteries in electric cars and hybrid vehicles.
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Silicon could give lithium-ion batteries power boost

Silicon could give lithium-ion batteries power boost

25 November 2008
A team of scientists from South Korea has developed a porous silicon material that could increase the storage capacity of lithium ion batteries by ten times. The discovery could be a breakthrough on the way towards sm...
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Better Place to electrify California

Better Place to electrify California

23 November 2008
The California start-up, famous for its plans to build electric vehicle charging networks in Israel, Denmark and Australia, has announced to bring its visionary model to the San Francisco Bay area. The network, requir...
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Electric vehicles spark interest, says PricewaterhouseCoo...

Electric vehicles spark interest, says PricewaterhouseCoo...

20 November 2008
In its latest "Analyst Note", PWC predicts a bright future for manufacturers of pure electric vehicles which will attract strong interest from venture capitalists. However, for EVs to become mainstream, it n...