Electricity
Fisker teases solar roof for upcoming electric SUV - Roadshow  CNET · 15 hours
The Fisker Karma had a solar panel in the roof, too, so this shouldn't come as a surprise. more
Revolt RV 400 AI-Based Electric Motorcycle Launched in India, Offers a Top Speed of 85kmph  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Revolt Motors has unveiled its first electric bike, the RV 400, in India. The Revolt RV 400 claims... more
Domino's Will Start Delivering Pizzas via an Autonomous Robot This Fall  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
For months now, the robotics company Nuro has been using electric, self-driving vehicles to deliver groceries to Kroger customers in Phoenix and Houston. more
General Motors mulling the possibility of a resurrected electric Hummer, report says - Roadshow  CNET · 2 days
With an eye toward the competition from Jeep, Rivian, Tesla and others, could GM bring Hummer back with a new... more
Waymo’s self-driving Jaguar I-Pace vehicles are now testing on public roads  TechCrunch · 3 days
A little more than a year ago, Waymo surprised the industry and announced that its next big move in the world of autonomous vehicles would be... more
India’s Bounce raises $72 million to grow its electric scooters business  TechCrunch · 3 days
Bounce, a Bangalore-based startup that offers thousands of electric scooters for rent in India, has raised $72 million to accelerate its bid to impact how people... more
2020 Polestar 1 first drive review: Powering the future - Roadshow  CNET · 3 days
This is the first production car from fledgling electric sports car manufacturer Polestar, and while its Volvo DNA is evident throughout, this car is unlike anything... more
Tuning into the LCDs of tomorrow: Exploring the novel IGZO-11 semiconductor  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Indium-gallium-zinc oxide ceramics are used as the backplane for flat-panel displays. A team of researchers reports the synthesis of centimeter-scale single crystals of a particular type... more
US Cyber Command powers up attacks against Russia's electrical grid - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Aggressive moves to implant malware are both a warning and an effort to enable crippling attacks if necessary, says The New York Times. more
Meet TezLab, the Fitbit for Tesla vehicles  TechCrunch · 5 days
Some of the best real-time insights into Tesla and its global fleet of electric vehicles — outside the confines of its Silicon Valley headquarters — might be through the lens of TezLab, a tiny... more
Volvo’s sporty looking Vera self-driving electric truck will go to work in Sweden  TechCrunch · 6 days
The Vera autonomous, electric truck from Volvo’s trucking subsidiary is not what you might expect in a transport truck – it looks... more
The electric scooter wars won’t end  TechCrunch · 6 days
On the heels of unveiling its pink-wheeled e-bikes for the San Francisco Bay Area, Lyft is doing the same for its electric scooters in Denver, Colo. Lyft says these scooters are designed to be more durable,... more
Now on Kickstarter, Tech DIY uses sewing to teach kids how to build electronics  TechCrunch · 6 days
Tech DIY takes a soft touch toward teaching electronics—literally. Now on Kickstarter, the kit uses sewing to teach kids and... more
A new study reveals 'hidden' phases of matter through the power of light  nanowerk · 6 days
New chemistry research demonstrates how 'hidden' phases of matter can be activated by extremely fast pulses of light. This fundamental scientific breakthrough... more
This new Honda e detail suggests it’s going to be fun to drive  TechCrunch · 6 days
New details keep trickling out about the Honda e, the compact electric vehicle that’s coming to market in spring 2020, from pop-out... more
Uber’s annual flying taxi summit reveals Uber Air has a ways to go  TechCrunch · 7 days
Flying taxis are undoubtedly an exciting concept — one that Uber has put a lot of work into making a reality. In... more
Willo is a robot that wants to replace your toothbrush  TechCrunch · 7 days
If you think about it, the basic concept of a toothbrush hasn’t evolved since… forever. Sure, many people have switched to an electric toothbrush, but it remains a... more
New quantum dot microscope shows electric potentials of individual atoms  nanowerk · 7 days
Researchers developed a new method to measure the electric potentials of a sample at atomic accuracy. The new scanning quantum dot microscopy method could open up new opportunities... more
Researchers: bitcoin's carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas  ABC NEWS · 7 days
Researchers calculate that the electricity required for the virtual currency bitcoin generates as much carbon dioxide as cities like Las Vegas or Hamburg more
We ride along in Tesla Mobile Service's customized Model S video - Roadshow  CNET · 1 week
Tesla has transformed a fleet of Model S's, giving them a second life as mobile service centers for the brand's electric cars... more
We ride along and fix electric cars with Tesla Mobile Service - Roadshow  CNET · 1 week
Tesla brings the service center to the customer with an electric fleet of Model S sedans that have been transformed into workshops... more
Uber Air’s plan to get you from a skyport to an airport  TechCrunch · 1 week
Uber trips to and from the airport account for a significant number of rides. Uber doesn’t disclose the exact amount, but Uber Elevate Infrastructure... more
Israeli power company urges Epic to remove pole climbing from Fortnite  THE VERGE · 1 week
The Israel Electric Corporation, which provides the nation’s electricity and is responsible for much... more
Bird confirms acquisition of Scoot  TechCrunch · 1 week
Bird is acquiring electric scooter and moped startup Scoot, confirming TechCrunch’s previous report that the two companies were in acquisition talks. “We are thrilled to welcome Scoot to the Bird ecosystem and look forward to working with the... more
Fortnite should stop letting players climb electric poles in game, power company says - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Letting players climb the virtual poles encourages dangerous real-world behavior, an Israeli power company reportedly says. more
Uber’s new shared scooter is bigger, tougher, and stops faster  THE VERGE · 1 week
Uber has previewed a second-generation version of the Jump electric scooters it rents out in cities... more
Uber’s JUMP scooters get a makeover  TechCrunch · 1 week
Uber has unveiled a new model of its JUMP electric scooters, featuring a bigger frame and hand brakes. Uber plans to deploy these scooters in the U.S. on June 24 and in Europe later this summer.... more
Tesla has a design for a submarine car just sitting around  TechCrunch · 1 week
Tesla wants to show off a prototype of an electric pickup this year and it’s working on bringing the Model Y and Class 8 semi truck... more
Tesla might get into the mining business to secure minerals for electric batteries  TechCrunch · 1 week
Tesla might get into the business of mining minerals used in electric vehicle batteries if it wants to expand its product lineup... more
Charging an electric car in America is about to get a little less painful  TechCrunch · 1 week
As electric vehicle charging infrastructure grows, a nagging complexity has popped up. Each electric vehicle charging networks has its own... more
Lyft is rebranding its bikeshare service and launching new electric bikes  THE VERGE · 1 week
Lyft is launching new electric-assist bicycles for its Bay Area bikeshare programs and giving... more
Plot twist: Straightening single-molecule conductors improves their performance  nanowerk · 1 week
Researchers have created single-molecule nanowires, complete with an insulation layer, up to 10 nanometers in length. When they measured the electrical properties of these nanowires, the researchers found that forcing the ribbon-like... more
Uber adds another air taxi vehicle partner to the mix  TechCrunch · 1 week
In order to make Uber Air a reality, Uber needs vehicle partners to actually develop these electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles. Today at flying taxi conference Uber... more
Card readers at electric vehicle charging stations will weaken security, researchers say  TechCrunch · 1 week
Electric vehicle charging stations could become one of the next big targets for fraudsters — thanks to proposals in several state that researchers say... more
Workhorse gets $25 million needed to finish electric delivery van  TechCrunch · 1 week
Workhorse Group, the electric vehicle company that grabbed headlines last month over a proposed deal to buy General Motor’s Lordstown, Ohio factory, has raised $25 million from a... more
Lilium, the ambitious German air taxi company, picks London for its new software engineering base  TechCrunch · 1 week
Lilium, the ambitious Munich-based startup developing an all-electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) device, has announced that London... more
Audi recalls its electric SUV over battery fire risk  TechCrunch · 1 week
Audi today issued a voluntary recall in the U.S. for the E-Tron SUV due to the risk of battery fire. An Audi spokesperson told Bloomberg that no fires had been... more
Brillouin Medal awarded for graphene phonon research  nanowerk · 1 week
Alexander Balandin, a distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering at UC Riverside, has received the Brillouin Medal from the International Phononics Society. more
US-China trade war sparks worries about rare minerals  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Rising trade tensions are shining a spotlight on the 17 rare earth minerals needed for high-tech products like electric cars and robotics. But trade experts say China's rising tariffs and threats to... more
Apex Legends gets new character named Wattson  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Wattson is the latest legend to join Apex Legends. What you need to know During its EA Play 2019 stream at E3 today, EA took the wraps off of the latest character to join... more
US-China trade war sparks worries about rare earth minerals  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Rising trade tensions are shining a spotlight on the 17 rare earth minerals needed for high-tech products like electric cars and robotics. But trade experts say China's rising tariffs and... more
Toyota's electric vehicle program is getting sped way up, report says - Roadshow  CNET · 2 weeks
The company that put hybrid vehicles on the map is now playing catch-up in developing fully electric vehicles. more
Partially electric airplane makes California test flight  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A California company has conducted a test flight of a hybrid-electric airplane capable of carrying six people more
Thousands of scooters recalled in UK due to 'loose screws'  Sky News · 2 weeks
Chinese electronics company Xiaomi is recalling more than 10,000 electric scooters due to safety concerns - with more than 7,800 affected models sold in the UK. more
Xiaomi recalls some of its popular M365 scooter model  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Xiamoi recently discovered a safety issue with the M365 electric scooter where a screw could become loose in the folding apparatus. That would then cause the vertical component of the... more
Zoox co-founder Jesse Levinson is coming to TC Sessions: Mobility  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Autonomous vehicle startup Zoox has a history of keeping its progressive and plans to itself. But that’s starting to change. The venture-backed company that is creating ground-up fully... more
India orders Uber and rival Ola to electrify 40% of fleets by 2026  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
India is doubling down on its push to replace gasoline and diesel vehicles on its streets with environmentally friendly electric cars. The... more
India Said to Plan Ordering Ola, Uber to Go Electric  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40 percent of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, Reuters reports. more
BMW and Jaguar Land Rover team up on next-generation electric drive tech  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
BMW Group and Jaguar Land Rover have agreed to partner on the development of future electric vehicles, the latest in a string of collaborations... more
Jaguar Land Rover and BMW team up on electric drivetrain design - Roadshow  CNET · 2 weeks
The two luxury powerhouses are joining forces to drive down cost on electric powertrain development. more
A first look at Amazon’s new delivery drone  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
For the first time, Amazon today showed off its newest fully electric delivery drone at its first re:Mars conference in Las Vegas. Chances are, it neither looks nor flies like what you’d... more
Grow Mobility, the micromobility startup formerly known as Grin, merges with payment system Flinto  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Grow Mobility, the entity that consists of electric scooter startup Grin, and bike and scooter-share startup Yellow, has merged with... more
Forza Horizon 4’s latest update adds an electrifying new car  Windows Central · 2 weeks
The latest Forza Horizon 4 monthly update has landed just before E3, here's what's new. What you need to know Update 10 brings the insane electric hypercar, the... more
Tesla bars staff from anonymous chat app after leaks - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Employees at the electric carmaker can't use their company email to validate Blind accounts, the anonymous chat app says. more
KLM Airlines wants to help build a more efficient jet with in-wing seating  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Air travel accounts for a significant chunk of greenhouse gas emissions and other pollutants, and the amount of air travel has risen... more
Bird is launching an electric moped this summer  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Scooter-sharing company Bird is adding an electric moped to fleets in “select markets” this summer. Called the “Cruiser,” it’s the... more
Rolls-Royce wants to shatter the electric plane speed record - Roadshow  CNET · 2 weeks
The 500-horsepower electric propeller-driven plane will also try and beat Rolls' own speed record set in the 1930s. more
Volkswagen smashes electric vehicle record at Nürburgring  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
The wild all-electric racecar Volkswagen built to compete in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb last year has smashed another record, this... more
Skai could be the first hydrogen-powered eVTOL video - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Alaka'i unveiled its vision for the Skai, a hydrogen-powered electric aircraft undergoing a test program with the FAA. more
In China's Tech Hub Shenzhen, an Electric Transport Boom Runs on State Subsidies  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Today, more than 16,000 buses and 12,000 taxis whir along Shenzhen's palm-fringed boulevards. How many run on diesel or gasoline? Practically none.... more
Science publisher IEEE lifts ban on Huawei reviewers  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
After a temporary ban, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, commonly known as the IEEE, announced on Monday it has lifted curbs on editors and peer-reviewers that work for Huawei and... more
Lyft is offering free charging for its Portland EV drivers  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Earlier this year, Lyft launched a new feature called “Green Mode”, which allows riders to request... more
Driving Formula E’s game-changing electric racecar  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Nearly five years after all-electric racing series Formula E made a thrilling debut, the book is about to close on its fifth season. Crucially,... more
Organic laser diodes move from dream to reality  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Thorough characterization demonstrates lasing by direct electrical stimulation of an organic film is possible. more
German government expands electric car incentive program  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The German government is extending a system of incentives to buy electric cars by 18 months until the end of 2020 more
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