German solar electric car to hit the market in 2019

Solar electric car - Cars on raod in sunlight

A unique electric vehicle is equipped with solar cells. Known as the Sion, this unique solar electric car being developed by Munich-based company, Sono Motors, is an electric vehicle outfitted with solar cells that enables the car to charge as you drive. The solar EV can charge using two methods. In addition to the battery charging from the solar power that is generated via its solar cells, the solar electric car can also be charged from conventional power outlets, reported Reuters. Therefore, in addition to a traditional charging method, the…

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The Automobile Association develops first mobile EV fast charger in Europe.

Mobile EV fast charger - Tesla EV at charging station

This new technology can help prevent electric car drivers from becoming stranded. Ireland’s Automobile Association (AA) has developed a mobile EV fast charger to help combat “range anxiety.” This is a form of anxiety commonly experienced by electrical vehicle (EV) drivers who worry that their car battery will run out of power before they reach their destination or the next charging point. Stranded drivers can be given a boost with the new mobile fast charger. The first of its kind in Europe, the mobile EV fast charger is basically the…

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Range anxiety is proving to be a problem for electric vehicles

Lacking efficiency is slowing the adoption of clean vehicles Electric vehicles are gaining momentum throughout the world, but these environmentally friendly cars still face one major challenge. “Range anxiety” may be preventing consumers from purchasing electric vehicles. A new study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Santa Fe Institute highlights the issues associated with the efficiency of electric vehicles. The capability of batteries has created some skepticism among consumers, many of whom would opt to purchase more conventional vehicles rather than those equipped with battery systems. Study shows…

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England to test road that could wirelessly charge electric cars

Future highways could have a special lane that recharges electric vehicle batteries while these green cars are on the move. In an effort to both help encourage more drivers to purchase electric cars and alleviate range anxiety – the term used to describe the fear electric and plug-in vehicle drivers have of running out of power while driving in the middle of nowhere – Britain is exploring a new way to charge these eco cars by equipping roads with a charging system technology. This would give drivers the ability to…

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