Nice Car, But How Do You Charge That Thing? Let Us Count The Ways

How long does it take to charge an electric vehicle? The question is more complicated than it seems, and that's a challenge for the auto industry.
NPR

With 1M global charge points, what’s next for EV charging?

Can they help buyers overcome range anxiety, still the number one concern of potential EV buyers?
TNW

Porsche created a huge EV charging truck that can recharge 10 Porsche Taycans at once — see how it works

The charging truck has a power rating of 3.2 megawatts with its 2.1-megawatt hour battery system.

EV charging network ChargePoint to go public at $2.4 billion valuation

Will launch via SPAC, similar to Fisker, Nikola, Lordstown and Canoo.

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.

Scientists Found a Way to Turn Bricks Into Batteries

A potential energy storage medium has been sitting under our noses all this time.

Lucid’s new all-electric sedan will let owners send energy to their homes by mid-2021

The fast-charging can also add 300 miles of range in just 20 minutes.

The story of cheaper batteries, from smartphones to Teslas

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

Can Electric Cars on the Highway Emulate Plane-to-Plane Refueling?

On-the-road peer-to-peer charging depends on steerable booms to make the connection.

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.

ABB completes Chargedot acquisition

Global electrical equipment giant ABB has completed its acquisition of Chinese EV charging provider Chargedot.

Electric car emissions myth 'busted'

Fears that electric cars could actually increase carbon emissions are a damaging myth, new research shows.
BBC

'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.

Congress Proposes Nationwide Network of Electric Car Chargers

Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Andy Levin have introduced a new bill that would build a national infrastructure for electric vehicles.

Electric vehicles are changing the future of auto maintenance

Moving from internal combustion to electric power does more than reduce tailpipe emissions: it will fundamentally shatter today’s auto maintenance and service sector.

The Faster, Cheaper, Better Way to Charge Electric Vehicles

Forget fast-charging. Battery swapping is back—and it's the tech of the future.

Volkswagen’s Concept Robot Would Bring Mobile EV Charging to Any Garage

This cute little robot could tow over mobile batteries to recharge your car.