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Drayson Racing to debut electric car at 2012 Low Carbon Racing Conference

Drayson Racing isn’t your typical motor sports team. Headed by Lord Drayson, who was once the UK’s Minister of Science and Innovation, the team is “committed to advancing environmentally responsible automotive technologies through the use of motorsports, science and technology,” and placed third in last year’s International Le Mans Cup with a car powered by… Read more »

Kohl’s to install charging stations at 33 stores across the US

Charging your EV could become a free perk of shopping, if more merchants follow the lead of Kohl’s Department Stores. The nationwide chain announced Thursday that it will install charging stations at 33 of its stores in 11 states. Each will have one to four parking spaces reserved for EV drivers to charge at no… Read more »

Russians and Chinese team up to build world’s largest battery factory

Liotech, a joint venture between Russian state-owned firm Nanotechnologies (RUSNANO) and Chinese holding company Thunder Sky Limited, held an opening ceremony this week for what they claim is the world’s largest lithium-ion battery factory. The sprawling 40,000-square-meter plant near Novosibirsk was built in nine months – probably less time than it would take just to secure the building… Read more »