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Regen makes gadget solar chargers sleek

A company with roots in consumer electronics makes a home solar charger for electronics that's a step up in user-friendly design.

By January 9, 2010


Panasonic bike uses regenerative braking

It reduces vehicle speed by converting some of its kinetic activity into another form of energy.

By July 9, 2008


Mazda Takeri concept previews the next Mazda6

Will the next Mazda6 feature start-stop and regenerative braking? The Mazda Takeri concept gives us our first peek.

By October 25, 2011


Philly subway to capture energy from braking trains

The smart grid goes underground in Philadelphia, where a battery will store energy from regenerative braking, cutting power costs and earning revenue on the grid.

By September 1, 2010


Formula 1 has its own ideas of energy efficiency

In addition to a host of debatably better chassis modifications, Formula 1 cars now also have regenerative brakes.

By February 11, 2009


Toyota adds 2010 Prius to global recall list

Recall to affect more than 400,000 hybrid models, including the latest Prius, as Toyota seeks to fix a problem with the regenerative brakes, which help charge the cars' electric batteries.

By February 9, 2010


Australian team smashes 26-year-old electric car world record

UNSW's Sunswift eVe has broken a long-standing electric car speed record and now shifts gears to make the car street-legal. And CNET got to take the car for a spin.

By July 23, 2014


Ford concept car shows benefits of weight loss

Electrification and efficient drivetrains play a part in increased fuel economy, but making cars lighter delivers the coup de grace.

By June 3, 2014


Toyota improves semiconductor tech in hybrids, 10 percent mpg gains

By reducing energy use in its hybrid cars' power control units, Toyota claims it can increase fuel economy by 10 percent.

By May 20, 2014


Scientist: Quantum physics can prove there's an afterlife

Professor Robert Lanza is sure there's something beyond this mortal coil. He believes the science is there to prove it.

By November 16, 2013