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Wireless Electric Car Chargers Are Coming

Wireless Electric Car Chargers Are Coming

By Sean Patterson February 28, 2014

Production of electric vehicles is set to take off this year and the technology will make up a large portion of car sales within the next two decades. Along with sales of electric cars, the infrastructure needed for the industry …

Consumers Are Coming Around on Electric Vehicles Consumers Are Coming Around on Electric Vehicles

As prices drop and technologies improve, electric vehicles are now set to become a mainstay on U.S. roads and even in the U.S. military. Though adoption rates for the technology are clearly on the way up, manufacturers will still have …

U.S. Military to Buy 100K Electric Cars This Decade U.S. Military to Buy 100K Electric Cars This Decade

Sales of electric vehicles are finally showing promise, with predictions showing the vehicles making up to 7% of the light vehicle market by 2020. Though consumers will undoubtedly find value in ditching gas, it also seems that the U.S. government …

Over 2 Million Electric Cars to Hit Roads in 2020 Over 2 Million Electric Cars to Hit Roads in 2020

Hybrid vehicles are becoming the norm in the U.S. and Europe, but fully electric plug-in vehicles are still slowly gaining traction. The reasons for this slow adoption are many, including a low install base of public charging stations and battery …

Electric Car Charger Market to Grow in Coming Decade Electric Car Charger Market to Grow in Coming Decade

With plug-in electric cars set to become ever more popular in the coming years, and installation of stand-alone charging stations now ramping up, it appears that the future of driving is electric. Along with that will come a rush for …

Kia's Bringing an EV to the U.S. Next Year Kia's Bringing an EV to the U.S. Next Year

South Korea’s second-largest automaker has announced that they will debut their first ever all-electric vehicle in the U.S. next year. Called the Soul EV, it’s an all-electric version of the Kia Soul, one of the company’s best-selling cars. Kia says …

Electric Car Charging Stations Now Number 64,000 Electric Car Charging Stations Now Number 64,000
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Though hybrid cars are becoming more ubiquitous on U.S. roads, sales of fully-electric plug-in vehicles are still ramping up slowly. Part of the reason for the slow adoption of electric cars is the fact that the charging station infrastructure simply …

Electrics to Make Up 7% of Vehicle Market by 2020 Electrics to Make Up 7% of Vehicle Market by 2020

With electric car sales now rising and charging station infrastructure for the vehicles now rolling out, it seems that electric vehicles are finally starting to become mainstream. With major car manufacturers now debuting fully-electric plug-in models, the number of electric …

Electric Car Sales Rising in the U.S. Electric Car Sales Rising in the U.S.
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As the price and reliability of electric cars improve, manufacturers are now seeing adoption rates of the technology pick up. The U.S. in particular is seeing sales of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) soar, according to a new report from market …

Electric Car Charging Stations to Reach 200K by 2020 Electric Car Charging Stations to Reach 200K by 2020

Hybrid cars have now become the norm on U.S. roads and car company Tesla is showing more established car companies exactly how to build a safe, profitable electric luxury car. Though electric vehicles appear to be the future, the infrastructure …

Tesla Recall: CEO Elon Musk Points to Weakened Weld Tesla Recall: CEO Elon Musk Points to Weakened Weld

Tesla Motors has issued the first recall on its full-sized luxury sedan, the Model S. It’s a partial recall on Model S vehicles manufactured between May 10th and June 8th of this year. According to Tesla, “the attachment strength of …

Tesla: $465 Million Palin-Criticized Loan Paid Off Tesla: $465 Million Palin-Criticized Loan Paid Off
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In 2010, the U.S. Department of Energy issued a $465 million loan to Tesla Motors, the California-based electric car manufacturer founded in 2003. The loan was a part of the Department of Energy’s Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing (ATVM) program, and …

Hybrid Cars: Silent But Deadly On the Road Hybrid Cars: Silent But Deadly On the Road
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Hybrid cars, as well as their electric brethren, make so little noise on the road that the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration is considering putting together guidelines for automobile manufactures that would require these vehicles to maintain a minimum …

Electric Cars Have Radio Interference Problems Electric Cars Have Radio Interference Problems
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To enable radio reception in electric vehicles, manufacturers must install filters and insulate cables, since electrical signals will otherwise interfere with music and speech transmissions. Now, using new calculation methods, researchers are paving the way for pure listening pleasure while …

Electric Vehicles: Three From The Big Three Electric Vehicles: Three From The Big Three

With the price of gasoline on the rise almost daily many consumers have decided to fork over the extra cash and upgrade to an electric vehicle. There is a lot of buzz around electrics today, but my angle has always …

2013 Honda Fit EV Joins Google’s GFleet 2013 Honda Fit EV Joins Google’s GFleet
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Last June, Google announced that it begun including next-gen plug-in vehicles in its car-sharing program for Googlers, which it calls “GFleet”. Today, Honda announced that its 2013 Fit EV has been delivered via a demo program to Google, (as well …

Wireless Charging As You Drive For Electric Cars Wireless Charging As You Drive For Electric Cars

A Stanford University research team has designed a high-efficiency charging system that uses magnetic fields to wirelessly transmit large electric currents between metal coils placed several feet apart. The long-term goal of the research is to develop an all-electric highway …