Tesla promises automated robotic snake charger

January 1, 2015 by  
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Tesla Motors is developing an automated metal ‘snake’ that would emerge from the wall and connect itself to the battery port on Tesla cars. Such an advancement would essentially create a hands-free car charging system for owners of the sleek electric vehicles . Read the rest of Tesla promises automated robotic snake charger Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: automatic battery charger , Battery Charger , Battery Charging , ceo , electric car news , electric cars , electric vehicles , elon musk , hands-free battery charger , RObotic Arm , robotic snake , robotics , Technology , tesla

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Toyota to Test a Wireless EV Charging System that Recharges Batteries in Just 90 Minutes

February 13, 2014 by  
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Toyota has announced plans to begin verification testing of its new wireless battery charging system for plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles. Doing away with today’s charging cables, the system can charge an electric vehicle parked over a coil on the surface of the ground, making the process simpler and more convenient. Read the rest of Toyota to Test a Wireless EV Charging System that Recharges Batteries in Just 90 Minutes Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: battery , electric vehicle , green car , green transportation , lithium ion battery , plug-in hybrid , Toyota , toyota electric vehicle , toyota hybrid , toyota prius , Wireless charging system        

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Cheaper EV Charging System Can Charge Electric Cars 4 Times Faster

May 7, 2013 by  
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Charging time and cost are two of the biggest obstacles facing electric vehicle battery technology today. Fortunately, researchers at the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden just developed an integrated motor drive and battery charger that can shorten charging time from eight hours to two while reducing overall cost by $2,000. Read the rest of Cheaper EV Charging System Can Charge Electric Cars 4 Times Faster Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: chalmers university of technology , cost , electric vehicle , ev , fossil fuel , integrated charger , saeid haghbin , Sweden , time , volvo ab        

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Evatran Now Accepting Pre-Orders for Plugless Power Wireless EV Charging System

December 27, 2011 by  
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Early last year we reported on the unveiling of Evatran’s Plugless Power – the world’s first wireless EV charger. Now – just in time for the new year – we’re happy to say that Evatran has launched its online reservation system, and to top things off they’re offering a $150 rebate card for up to 6 months of free electricity. Read the rest of Evatran Now Accepting Pre-Orders for Plugless Power Wireless EV Charging System Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , batteries , car chargers , chargers , electric vehicle chargers , electric vehicles , ev chargers , evatran , evatran plugless power , in home ev chargers , plugless power , sustainable design , wireless electric vehicle charger , wireless ev charger

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I-Green Charger concept adds a wind turbine to your bike

December 16, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Concept generator harnesses renewable energy while riding a bike. Industrial designer Fandi Meng has come up with a concept generator that allows you to charge your cellphones using renewable energy harvested by the device.

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World’s first hybrid street sweeper helps keep roads and air clean

December 15, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Fuel-efficient hybrid sweeper uses electric motors to reduce engine load. With a fuel-efficient 6.7-liter Cummins diesel engine, the Allianz 4000 is a new hybrid sweeper that is being touted to be the first in the world.

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Copper Mountain Solar Facility starts producing electricity

December 15, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Power plant to produce 48MW of solar electrical power. With a plan to build a 500MW solar photovoltaic farm in the near future, Sempra Energy has entered into the record books by building the largest photovoltaic power plant in the United States. Construction on the 48MW power plant, christened the Copper Mountain Solar Facility, began in January 2010 at a 380-acre desert site and included the installation of 775,000 thin-film PV solar panels

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Opbrid unveils overhead fast-charging system hybrid, electric buses

October 11, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Bus charging system leverages the rapid charge capability of lithium-titanate batteries. Although the present diesel-electric hybrid buses promise a green ride, they are still believed to be 100% diesel. Is it possible to change these diesel buses to electric?

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Growingcity encourages use of unused spaces for urban agriculture

October 11, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Housing project with shared greenhouse spaces to let urban dwellers grow their own food. Growing food locally can potentially benefit the urban areas socially, physically and environmentally. In an attempt to add a new dimension to urban living, Saranga Nakhooda and Devin Lafo from Columbia University GSAPP developed a research and design thinktank focused on exposing the potential of urban agriculture

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TERRA: Epyon’s new fast charging station for EV’s

May 13, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: EV charging station charges vehicles within 15 minutes Agreed that electric cars are the way to preserve the environment, but waiting for eight hours to get them fully charged is one hell of a task. Reducing your agony to quite an extent is EV charging system specialist Epyon . The fast charging solution provider is unveiling its new fast charging station called the “TERRA” in the Netherlands, where Nissan ’s LEAF electric car is being promoted this week.

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