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Pike report assesses 10 leading lithium battery firms

Lithium ion batteries – we EV boosters love ‘em (though we wish they could be a bit lighter and a lot cheaper). EV party-poopers hate ‘em, telling anyone who will listen that they’re bound to explode, stop working after a year or two, or maybe even channel mind-controlling signals from hippy Communist aliens. Everyone agrees… Read more »

Goldfish 23 eFUSION electric boat wins 2012 Boat of the Year Innovation Award at Dusseldorf Boat Show

The electric goldfish is coming, at 47 knots. The Goldfish 23 all-electric eFUSION boat won the Innovation Award category of the 2012 European Powerboat of the Year award at this week’s Dusseldorf Boat Show. The 23-foot runabout is powered by UQM Technologies’ PowerPhase® Select 145 jet drive propulsion system. It recently reached a top speed… Read more »

Green fund makes big investment in Russian charging stations

  Add Russia to the growing list of countries that are rolling out ambitious EV charging networks. Enerfund, a Florida-based private equity firm that focuses on advanced energy sources and EVs, announced a partnership this week with Revolta, a Russian developer of charging infrastructure and other EV-related projects. Enerfund plans to invest up to 1.5… Read more »