Category: ‘ Innovation ’

 

Going Local with Energy Security: Indianapolis

“The politics of energy is warping diplomacy around the world,” said Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard, quoting former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in a presentation he gave today at the 2015 Alternative Clean Transpo...

Tesla’s Answer to Range Anxiety

Tesla Motors has drawn significant attention recently with the gradual launch of its “Autopilot” suite of autonomous driving tools for its Model S sedan, designed to relieve owners of some of the tedium of highway driving. In ...

Study Shows the Unexpected Benefits of Autonomous Vehicles

It’s Monday morning, and you’ve just arrived at work. You step out of your car and tell it to “Go home.” It follows the instruction, then takes your children to school, picks them up at the end of the school day, brings th...

Automakers Remain Determined on Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles

The hydrogen car is back. This week, Toyota Motor Corporation unveiled its brand new Mirai fuel cell vehicle (FCV) to go on sale next fall in California. Toyota’s new FCV will retail for $57,500 before government incentives, a...

Tesla Pushes Forward on Autonomous Vehicles

  Last night, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk debuted the automaker’s newest product, an update to the Model S with new features that include all wheel drive (AWD), 0-60 acceleration in just over 3 seconds, and some highl...

Fifty-Five Million Dollars for Vehicle Efficiency and Energy Security

Last week, the Department of Energy announced a new round of funding for the research and development of advanced vehicle and vehicle efficiency technologies, allocating $55 million across 31 different projects. The projects are t...

Going Giga with Tesla

In a move that may dramatically increase the number of electric vehicles (EVs) in the United States, Tesla Motors announced plans to construct the world’s largest “gigafactory” in the American Southwest. Under current pl...

VIDEO: Should government help advanced vehicle infrastructure?

With over fifteen plug-in vehicles currently on the market, and three hydrogen vehicles being introduced within the next year, consumers are now benefiting from exciting new choices when it comes to alternative fuel vehicles. For ...

Interview with Tony Posawatz on Electric Vehicles & Innovation (Part 2)

Tony Posawatz is a veteran of the electric vehicle industry, spearheading the development of the Chevy Volt at GM before becoming CEO of Fisker Automotive. In this interview, he shares thoughts on the past and future of electric v...

Interview with Tony Posawatz on Electric Vehicles & Innovation (Part 1)

Tony Posawatz is a veteran of the electric vehicle industry, spearheading the development of the Chevy Volt at GM before becoming CEO of Fisker Automotive. In this interview, he shares thoughts on the past and future of electric v...
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