General Motors Revises Future of its Electric and Autonomous Vehicles

GM is reimagining future mobility with more electric and autonomous vehicles.

GM Opens Up a New Front in Its Battle With Tesla: Batteries

A new $2.3 billion plant cranks out Ultium cells to power GM’s upcoming line of electric vehicles.

100-mph Tesla Model 3 crash sent hundreds of scorching battery cells flying, started a fire in a house, and took 3 hours to clean up

Two cells broke through nearby windows — one landed in someone's lap, while the other landed on a bed and caught the sheets on fire, the police said.

General Motors Recalls Almost 69,000 Electric Cars Over Battery Fires

General Motors just issued a recall on almost 69,000 Chevrolet Bolt cars around the world.

Toyota Patents Autonomous Battery Drone That Recharges Your Car

According to patent filings, the “autonomous drone” includes a storage area, a fuel delivery mechanism, and a central controller.

If Graphene Batteries Do Everything Scientists Say, They Could Be a Gamechanger

They hold way more power. They charge almost instantly. What's taking so long to get them out there?

Spinach Gives Fuel Cells a Power Up

Spinach-based catalysts could power fuel cells more efficiently than traditional platinum ones.

Mercedes-Benz teases ‘highest-efficiency electric car in the world’ with over 750 miles of range

"We have set up a group of our engineers to take on an extraordinary task: to build the longest-range and highest-efficiency electric car the world has ever seen."

GM tests its Ultium battery system for Cruise Origin autonomous electric vehicle

The vehicle was technically the first vehicle to get GM’s new Ultium battery system.

Improving battery-electric-vehicle profitability through reduced structural costs

As sales of battery electric vehicles increase, OEMs need to focus on R&D excellence, flexible manufacturing, and value-chain integration to improve profitability.

Researchers Test Battery Powered by Nuclear Waste

An energy startup called NDB says it’s making progress on a battery technology powered by small pieces of nuclear waste.

With Ultralight Lithium-Sulfur Batteries, Electric Airplanes Could Finally Take Off



Oxis Energy’s design promises outstanding energy density, manufacturability, and safety.

Chinese Tesla rival Nio wants to lower the price of owning an EV by selling cars and leasing their batteries

On Thursday, Chinese electric vehicle maker Nio announced plans for a "battery as a service" option with its cars.

The story of cheaper batteries, from smartphones to Teslas

The economics of cheaper batteries—and why they're good news for the planet.

Tesla's secret batteries aim to rework the math for electric cars and the grid

For months, Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk has been teasing investors, and rivals, with promises to reveal significant advances in battery technology during a “Battery Day” in late May.

Researchers track lithium ions in a fast-charging battery

Scientists have captured in real time how lithium ions move in lithium titanate.

First Bentley EV to be a high-riding sedan?

Bentley wants an electric car but is in no rush to launch one.

Addionics, a startup creating ‘next-gen’ batteries for electric cars and more, raises $6M

Addionics, an Israeli/U.K. startup that is developed next-generation rechargeable batteries for electric vehicles and other applications, has raised $6 million in funding.

China’s BYD claims new EV 'Blade' battery resists fire while maintaining range

BYD is heralding what it says is a breakthrough in battery safety in electric vehicles.

Fortum, BASF and Nornickel to partner on battery recycling

Finish utility company Fortum, German chemical company BASF, and Russian mining company Nornickel have signed a letter of intent to develop a battery recycling cluster in Harjavalta, Finland.

A Hummer battery that pushes the envelope

GM has a new battery design it will introduce in the GMC Hummer EV next year that promises a 400-mile driving range.

'Faster than filling up with gas': These ultracapacitors will change electric cars, says startup

Skeleton Technologies says in 3 to 5 years its ultracapacitors can provide the range for an average daily EV drive.

Fiat hints that its compact EV with 300 miles of add-on batteries is real

When the electric Fiat Centoventi was revealed as a concept car at 2019’s Geneva Motor Show, it was easy to dismiss as auto-show razzle-dazzle.

G.M. Lays Out Ambitions for Electric-Vehicle Lineup to Rival Tesla

General Motors says it is aiming to sell a million electric cars and trucks annually by 2025 in the United States and China.