Switzerland’s Sebastien Buemi Makes History in Formula E Racing

Switzerland’s Sebastien Buemi has made history in Formula E racing recently, when he became the first driver to win three Formula E rounds in row ever.

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Car Powered by its Body Panels

  Researchers have developed lightweight supercapacitors that, when combined with regular batteries, dramatically boost the power of an electric car.   The supercapacitors, a “sandwich” of electrolyte between two all-carbon electrodes, were made into a thin and extremely strong film with a high power density.   The film can be embedded in a car’s body … Continue reading Car Powered by its Body Panels

Researchers Develop Technology to Estimate Range of Electric Vehicles

  North Carolina State University researchers have developed new software that estimates how much farther an electric vehicle can drive before needing to recharge.   The new technology requires drivers to enter their destination, then the software automatically compiles the data on a host of variables to predict the energy use for the vehicle.   … Continue reading Researchers Develop Technology to Estimate Range of Electric Vehicles