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Toyota is creating a combustion engine that directly generates electricity

Electric vehicles have come a long way in recent years, but even the premium-priced Tesla cars are short on range compared to good old internal combustion. Gasoline is probably going to remain part of our transportation makeup into the foreseeable … Continue reading

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Ford will debut a solar-powered electric car at the Consumer Electronics Show next week

The solar cells in the new Ford C-Max Solar Energi, to be unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show. The car, a concept vehicle not ready for dealer showrooms, is a version of the C-Max Energi plug-in car already sold by … Continue reading

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Energy storage and the great commercial frontier: a solar star is born

Commercial solar deployment has dropped off this year, but that hasn’t stopped players in solar and energy storage – both large and small – eyeing an opportunity in the segment. The solar industry is showing great potential but not much … Continue reading

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Chinese car makers turn to hybrids, entering a niche ‘green’ market

Natgrp: Range anxiety is a common phenomenon due to which all electric cars have an inherent disadvantage as mentioned in my article on vehicles of the future in Energy Next Magazine. This article further makes that very same point. Throwing … Continue reading

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