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Gravity Energy Storage Will Show Its Potential in 2021

Gravitricity and Energy Vault are pioneering a radical new alternative to batteries for grid storage.

Apple’s Self-Driving Electric Car Is at Least Half a Decade Away

Company has small team working on a car with renewed ambition to eventually take on Tesla, but development is still in early stages.

Lidar startup Aeva raises another $200M ahead of its debut as a public company

The lidar company, started by two former Apple engineers, has raised an additional $200 million in private investment from Hong Kong hedge fund Sylebra Capital ahead of its debut as a publicly traded company.

The ‘Flying-V,’ a Fuel-Efficient Alternative to Jumbo Jets, Just Flew for the First Time

A scaled version of the V-Wing made its first flight, showing that alternative designs could become long-distance aircraft of the future.

Volkswagen teases an electric car-charging robot with eyes

The German automaker says it’s moving forward with making the idea a reality.

NERA: world´s first fully 3D printed E-Bike

The NERA e-motorcycle started with an idea: create a functional prototype that revolutionizes mobility and can be produced entirely with 3D printing.

Charging infrastructure giant ABB establishes new global R&D center for e-mobility

The $10-million, 3,600-square-meter facility is based on the Delft University of Technology campus, in the Netherlands. It will house 120 specialists, who will work on next-generation solutions to drive ABB’s future e-mobility development.

Wheels Are Better Than Feet for Legged Robots

ANYmal demonstrates how hybrid mobility can benefit quadrupedal robots.

Apple targets car production by 2024 and eyes 'next level' battery technology

Apple is moving forward with self-driving car technology and is targeting 2024 to produce a passenger vehicle that could include its own breakthrough battery technology, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

The CEO of a Bill Gates-backed battery startup explains how his breakthrough solid-state system could finally make EVs affordable

QuantumScape believes it has developed solid-state batteries that offer better performance, durability, and energy-density that the lithium-ion cells used in today's phones, laptops, and electric vehicles.