Power Japan Plus announced its dual carbon battery technology, which promises longer-lasting and less expensive batteries for electric cars.
The Ford Focus Electric will make its way to British roads next year, and can go 100 miles before needing a recharge.
Automotive News reports on automakers' moves to beef up electrical systems in 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.
Intrago's founder hopes his electric bike rental system, rolling out in Seattle this year, will take off in the United States.
Researchers say they can zap implants with electrical currents to release specific amounts of medication to targeted areas of the body.
The near-term picture on EVs is fuzzy at best, but electrification is the future of the auto industry with hybrids leading the way.
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.
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.
The auto industry move to electrification has begun in earnest, bringing consumers a menu of all-electric cars and different hybrid types.