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electrical demand


New battery tech may lead to inexpensive, safer electric cars

Power Japan Plus announced its dual carbon battery technology, which promises longer-lasting and less expensive batteries for electric cars.

By May 13, 2014


Ford's first full electric passenger car driving to the UK

The Ford Focus Electric will make its way to British roads next year, and can go 100 miles before needing a recharge.

By September 3, 2013


Suppliers beef up battery power to meet demands

Automotive News reports on automakers' moves to beef up electrical systems in cars.

By May 24, 2011


Survey hints at strong demand for electric cars

Amid ongoing debate about whether mainstream America is ready, Ernst & Young, for one, finds significant demand, even though the tech is largely not yet available.

By January 14, 2010


Intrago to offer on-demand electric bike rentals

Intrago's founder hopes his electric bike rental system, rolling out in Seattle this year, will take off in the United States.

By February 26, 2008


Could electronically controlled drugs reduce side effects?

Researchers say they can zap implants with electrical currents to release specific amounts of medication to targeted areas of the body.

By February 5, 2014


Electric vehicles: This time it really is different

The near-term picture on EVs is fuzzy at best, but electrification is the future of the auto industry with hybrids leading the way.

By February 6, 2012


Ford Focus Electric to hit over 100 MPG equivalent

Ford begins production of the Focus Electric, claiming it will best EV competitors on efficiency, while it takes aim at the Toyota Prius with its C-Max hybrid and plug-in hybrids expected in the second half of next year.

By December 14, 2011


Ford taking orders for Focus Electric priced near $40K

The all-electric version of its Focus sedan will be available in California and the New York City area next year and spread to other regions as production ramps up.

By November 2, 2011


In electric-car stakes, automakers spread their bets

The auto industry move to electrification has begun in earnest, bringing consumers a menu of all-electric cars and different hybrid types.

By October 13, 2011