Electricity
Formula E: Why refreshed and recharged electric racing series is a must watch  BBC · 32 minutes
Refreshed and recharged - Formula E is live on the BBC this season and there are plenty of reasons why it is... more
Topological matters: Toward a new kind of transistor  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
An experiment has demonstrated, for the first time, electronic switching in an exotic, ultrathin material that can carry a charge with nearly zero loss at room temperature. Researchers demonstrated this switching when... more
Sensitive e-skin embedded with nanowires  nanowerk · 1 day
Flexible skin for soft robots, embedded with electrical nanowires, combines conductivity with sensitivity within the same material. more
See trains from all over the world - CNET  CNET · 2 days
From high-speed electrics to workhorse diesel-electrics, here's a selection of trains from other countries. more
2019 Audi E-Tron first-drive review: A worry-free, all-EV SUV - Roadshow  CNET · 4 days
The year 2019 will mark the entry of many new players into the luxury electric car space. With Tesla paving the way and Jaguar impressing us... more
Audi e-tron first drive: Quick, comfortable and familiar  TechCrunch · 4 days
Even after a few minutes behind the wheel, it’s easy to forget the Audi e-tron is electric. The SUV is not outrageous or radical, but rather pedestrian and effortless. Audi didn’t invent... more
Who's most excited for Porsche's all-electric Taycan? Tesla owners - Roadshow  CNET · 4 days
Porsche's been offering preorders on its upcoming Taycan electric sports car for some time now, and while it won't tell us how many folks have plunked... more
This Aston Martin DB6 hides an electric secret - Roadshow  CNET · 5 days
Staring down a dirty-car ban in your town? That won't apply when your Aston Martin goes electric. more
Apple Watch Series 4 getting the ECG app today with watchOS 5.1.2  9to5Mac · 5 days
Apple Watch Series 4 is getting the hotly anticipated ECG feature today. The ECG app will appear for customers using Apple Watch in the... more
And Uber is going with . . . Bird (looks like)  TechCrunch · 5 days
Five months ago, the Bay Area-based electric scooter rental company Lime joined forces with the ride-hailing giant Uber, which both invested in the company as part of... more
Neuron Mobility raises $3.7M to bring e-scooters to Southeast Asia’s cities  TechCrunch · 5 days
Despite the rise in electric scooters in the U.S., you’d be forgiven for thinking that Asia — the region where bike-sharing foreshadowed the rise of e-scooters —... more
Expand your inflatable bed fast with the $12 Intex Quick-Fill electric pump  Windows Central · 5 days
This can actually deflate as well, if you need it. The Intex Quick-Fill AC electric air pump is down to $12.02 on Amazon. That's... more
Multifunctional dream ceramic matrix composites are born  nanowerk · 6 days
Scientists produce tough ceramic matrix composites that exhibit electrical conductivity and photocatalytic activity. more
Ride in style with the $271 Swagtron Swagger 5 electric scooter  Windows Central · 7 days
Need more swag? I have the answer. The Swagtron Swagger 5 City Commuter Electric Scooter is down to $270.99 on Amazon. That's around $100 off the... more
2019 Kia Niro EV first drive review: Battery-operated Bolt battler - Roadshow  CNET · 7 days
We get to know Kia's first long-range EV on its home turf by driving the electric crossover from Namyang to Seosan, Korea. more
Faraday Future furloughs hundreds more employees as it runs low on cash  THE VERGE · 7 days
Electric car startup Faraday Future plans to furlough hundreds more employees as a result of an ongoing cash crunch during a battle with its... more
Superpedestrian’s follow-up to the Copenhagen Wheel is a ride-sharing scooter  THE VERGE · 7 days
Superpedestrian, which you might remember from the Copenhagen Wheel, is getting into electric scooter ridesharing. But... more
Audi to spend nearly $16 billion on self-driving car tech, electrification through 2023  TechCrunch · 7 days
Audi, the Germany luxury automaker under VW Group, said Tuesday it will invest 14 billion euros ($15.95 billion) over the next five... more
Want an electric Bentley? You might be waiting a while, CEO says - Roadshow  CNET · 1 week
A good number of Bentley owners are interested, but the product needs to be up to snuff. more
Nanoscale tweezers can perform single-molecule 'biopsies' on individual cells  nanowerk · 1 week
Using electrical impulses, the tweezers can extract single DNA, proteins and organelles from living cells without destroying them. more
Automakers give the Chinese government access to location data of electric cars  THE VERGE · 1 week
China’s government has spent the last few years pressuring automakers and citizens to adopt hybrid and electric vehicles to cut into the country’s pollution... more
California wildfire emissions equal year of power pollution  ABC NEWS · 1 week
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says wildfires in California in 2018 released roughly the same amount of carbon emissions as are produced each year to provide electricity to the state more
Brilliant iron molecule could provide cheaper solar energy  nanowerk · 2 weeks
For the first time, researchers have succeeded in creating an iron molecule that can function both as a photocatalyst to produce fuel and in solar cells to produce electricity. The results indicate... more
Add these smart plugs to each room of your home for just $7 each  Windows Central · 2 weeks
These smart plugs are small enough to stay out of your way but can be super helpful to have around... more
In China, Your Car Could Be Reporting Its Location to the Government  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
More than 200 manufacturers, including Tesla, Volkswagen, BMW, Daimler, Ford, General Motors, Nissan, Mitsubishi and US-listed electric vehicle start-up NIO, transmit position information and... more
Tesco and VW plan free electric car charging points  BBC · 2 weeks
Customers can leave electric cars to charge while shopping, under a partnership with Volkswagen. more
Switching identities: Revolutionary insulator-like material also conducts electricity  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have made a material that can transition from an electricity-transmitting metal to a nonconducting insulating material without changing its atomic structure. more
All-electric 2019 Kia Niro EV debuts at the LA Auto Show video - Roadshow  CNET · 2 weeks
The Niro trio is complete with the debut of the Niro EV. The all-electric crossover boasts over 200 miles of... more
20 tips to save on your electric bill - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Smart gadgets, upgrades and a few easy tricks are all you need to save money on your next energy bill. more
14 things to do now that will save you during a power outage - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Natural disasters, accidents and electricity surges make power outages inevitable. No need to suffer, though. Here are 14... more
Toyota Corolla to get electric all-wheel drive? - Roadshow  CNET · 2 weeks
Toyota says the Prius' new e-AWD will drop right into the new 2020 Corolla. Hmm... more
The attributes that define the increasingly critical Data-as-a-Service industry  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
It’s now common in tech to describe data as “the new oil or electricity” -- a fuel that will power innovation and company growth for the foreseeable future. But data... more
Bandage with wearable nanogenerator promotes powerful healing  nanowerk · 2 weeks
A new, low-cost wound dressing could dramatically speed up healing in a surprising way. The method leverages energy generated from a patient's own body motions to apply gentle electrical pulses at the site of... more
Artificial magnetic field produces exotic behavior in graphene sheets  nanowerk · 2 weeks
A new shows that the application of an electrical field to a bilayer graphene system produces an effect identical to that of an extremely intense magnetic field applied to two... more
Switching identities: Revolutionary insulator-like material also conducts electricity  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Researchers have made a material that can transition from an electricity-transmitting metal to a nonconducting insulating material without changing its atomic structure. more
The best deal on wire-free earbuds so far: Just $26.45 - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
These aren't my absolute favorite, but they're surprisingly good for the price. Plus: This top-rated electric toothbrush is $50 at Target but $19 here.... more
China's electric vehicle monitoring raises surveillance fear  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Electric vehicles sold in China are giving real-time data to the government, providing a powerful surveillance tool without drivers' knowledge more
If your Tesla knows where you are, China may too  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Electric vehicles sold in China are giving real-time data to the government, providing a powerful surveillance tool without drivers' knowledge more
Apple Watch Series 4 to Get ECG Functionality via watchOS 5.1.2 Soon: Report  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Apple Watch Series 4 debuted in September with an all-new Digital Crown and electrical heart rate sensor to enable the ECG functionality. more
Electric vehicles send real-time data to Chinese government  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Electric vehicles sold in China are giving real-time data to the government, providing a powerful surveillance tool without drivers' knowledge more
In China, your car could be talking to the government  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Automakers selling electric vehicles in China send information about the location of cars to the government _ potentially adding to the tools available to President Xi Jinping as... more
Electric Audi E-Tron GT coming in 2020 with 249-mile range video - Roadshow  CNET · 2 weeks
Audi's line of electrified vehicles gains a new member with the Los Angeles debut of the E-Tron GT Concept, slated for production... more
Audi’s E-Tron GT concept is a 590-horsepower electric sedan powered by Porsche  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Just two months after the debut of its first electric car, the E-Tron SUV, Audi has announced a new EV called the E-Tron GT... more
Audi’s e-tron GT concept is an all-electric sedan with some Porsche DNA  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Audi is making room in its electric future for more than SUVs or crossovers. After a string of teasers, the German automaker finally unveiled... more
Toyota updates 2019 Prius with all-wheel drive video - Roadshow  CNET · 2 weeks
The top-trim 2019 Toyota Prius models add an electric motor to the rear axle for all-wheel drive, increasing traction in poor weather. more
Get to work with the VW I.D. Buzz Cargo - Roadshow  CNET · 2 weeks
If VW is going to run electric race cars, why shouldn't the support vehicles be EVs, too? more
Electric scooters are now disrupting wrists, elbows and heads - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Injured scooter riders are flooding US emergency rooms. Accident rates could be as high as 1,000 per month. more
Electric scooters are sending scores of people to the hospital video - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Emergency room doctors see an uptick of injuries happening with this new form of transportation. more
ChargePoint raises $240 million to serve an anticipated flood of electric vehicles  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Electric vehicle charging network ChargePoint has raised $240 million in a Series H funding round that attracted a diverse group of investors from the... more
Watch Audi, Italdesign and Airbus design and test an autonomous flying taxi  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Germany automaker Audi, Airbus and Italdesign presented Tuesday a scaled-down version of its vision of the future: a drone that can pluck the cab... more
Rivian debuts an electric pickup and SUV designed to look good while getting dirty  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Rivian has kept a relatively low profile since the automotive startup with Midwestern roots launched in 2009. Those days are... more
Rivian’s R1S SUV looks like an all-electric Land Rover  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
One day after unveiling its first vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show — an electric pickup truck... more
VW turned its electric cargo van concept into a race support vehicle  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
VW Group has put a new spin on its all-electric I.D. Buzz Cargo van concept. This time, the German automaker has reimagined the concept... more
'Park anywhere' electric bike hire launched in Milton Keynes  BBC · 2 weeks
The bikes use a motor to help cyclists, but similar schemes with pedal bikes have been widely vandalised. more
Quip raises another $40 million for dental care products and services  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Quip, the dental care startup that got its start selling electric toothbrushes directly to consumers, has raised $40 million. The money comes in the form of... more
Lime launches electric-assist bikes in its first UK city  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Lime launched in the United Kingdom today, starting with a group of dockless electric-assist bikes in a Milton Keynes shopping center. The San Francisco-based startup says it plans to expand... more
These are our top 10 favorite Cyber Monday deals from Amazon  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Once the dust has settled following the madness that is Black Friday, everything gets crazy all over again with Cyber Monday. New deals pop up, things... more
GM’s Oshawa closure raises questions on Canada’s future in green auto sector: experts  Global News · 2 weeks
After more than 60 years, General Motors announced Monday it's closing its Oshawa, Ont., plant, saying the company is focusing on electric... more
Sark electricity: The Channel Island that could lose its power  BBC · 2 weeks
The Channel Island of Sark has no cars or streetlights - and by the end of the week might have no electricity either. more
GM plans to cut more than 14,000 jobs, close factories as downturn looms  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
First, came the voluntary buyouts. Now, GM is ramping up its belt-tightening measures with cuts to factory and white-collar workers, plant closures... more
Tesla was weeks away from going bust - Elon Musk  Sky News · 2 weeks
Elon Musk has admitted Tesla was within weeks of going bust earlier this year as it attempted to increase its electric car production. more
Tesla was within weeks of going bust - Elon Musk  Sky News · 2 weeks
Elon Musk has admitted Tesla was within weeks of going bust earlier this year as it attempted to increase its electric car production. more
A starch and graphene hydrogel geared towards electrodes for brain implants  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Researchers have created hydrogels with electrical and antibacterial properties suitable for neural interfaces. more
Laser-driven electron accelerator fits on a microchip  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Electrical engineers have developed a design for a laser-driven electron accelerator so small it could be produced on a silicon chip. more
This Sun Joe electric pressure washer is down to $109 today  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Keep your home looking good as new with this handy Sun Joe pressure washer. The Sun Joe SPX3000 2030 PSI electric pressure washer is down to... more
Keep your face fur looking pretty with the $21 Philips Norelco OneBlade  Windows Central · 3 weeks
One trimmer to rule them all. The Philips Norelco OneBlade hybrid electric trimmer and shaver with three stubble combs is down to $20.95 on... more
Sci-fi style 'ionic wind' plane with no moving parts takes flight  Sky News · 3 weeks
An experimental electric plane with no moving parts has been successfully designed and flown by scientists in the US. more
First successful flight for experimental electric plane  Sky News · 3 weeks
An experimental electric plane with no moving parts has been successfully designed and flown by scientists in the US. more
Black Friday is trimming the price of the $40 Philips Norelco OneBlade Pro  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Just shaving half off the price. The Philips Norelco OneBlade Pro Hybrid Electric Trimmer and Shaver has dropped to $39.97 on Amazon.... more
Nvidia to Provide AI Platform for Chinese EV Startups  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Nvidia has signed separate deals with Chinese electric vehicle startups XPeng Motors, Singulato Motors, and SF Motors. more
Berlin-based Wind Mobility raises $22M for its e-scooter rental service  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Wind Mobility, a Berlin-based mobility startup that offers “dockless” e-scooter (and electric bicycle) rentals, has raised $22 million in seed funding, throwing its hat into the European competitor... more
Whispers about graphene's electrical properties  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Scientists report the experimental results of studying the response characteristics in a millimeter wave band whispering gallery mode sapphire resonator to single-layer graphene at different distances of graphene from the resonator. They found that the evanescent field of... more
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