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Lithium Sulphur Battery Breakthrough

Lithium sulphur (Li-S) batteries hold more than twice the energy density of lithium ion and would provide more than double the range of current EVs - up to 450 kilometers on a single charge.  Sulphur is also a waste product, is non-toxic, safe and inexpensive - so what's been the hold up?  Lithium sulphur batteries deteriorate after just a

April 23rd, 2014|

Guess who Tops Consumer Reports

The vehicle won the 2013 Motor Trend Car of the Year award.  It also received a 99 out of 100 from Consumer Reports (the highest rating ever) - oh ... and it is rated as the safest car in the world.  No it's not a Lexus or an Audi or a BMW - not a

April 15th, 2014|

Air Pollution & Autism

Air Pollution & Autism With the recent WHO report stating air pollution is now responsible for more deaths globally than smoking, diabetes and road deaths combined, more research has linked air pollution to autism.  Harvard University researchers in a nationwide US  study "showed that exposure in the womb to diesel, lead, manganese, mercury, methylene

Top 3 Electric Cars

It's pretty easy to guess which are the top three - lets see: The Nissan Leaf (top selling EV worldwide), the Tesla Model S (world's most desirable electric car) and relative newcomer the BMW i3.  All three vehicles are reviewed in this website. Nissan introduced the Leaf in 2011 and world sales are now in

April 6th, 2014|Tags: , , |

Norway loves the Model S

1,521 Tesla Model S electric vehicles (the safest car in the world) were sold in Norway in March 2014. This makes the Model S the most popular car ever to be sold in Norway in a single month. Sales were also strong for the electric VW Golf, Nissan Leaf and BMW i3. Taken together EV

April 3rd, 2014|