February 7, 2016

Electric Vehicles Renewable Energy and Storage News

Each new electric car that comes into the news is more intriguing and promising.  2009 is shaping up to be a fine year for electric vehicles, EV and hybrids, HEV.

  1. iChange, Time For A Change.  Rinspeed’s incredible iChange is not only good looking but modular.  With a push of a button, it can morph to seat more, according to AutoExpressThe numbers? 0-60mph under 4 seconds and 137mph.
  2. Hybrid Panoz Racer.  We love those stories that involve racing and electricity and this from DueMotori says the Corsa Motorsports and Zytek Panoz will debut the team’s hybrid-powered 07S prototype at the 57th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida.
  3. Shock Absorbers Charging Batteries? Why not!  According to TechTree, undergraduates at MIT found a way to recap that wasted energy in shocks to electricity for batteries.  Love those innovations.
  4. Honda Insight Hot Cake.  We can pretty much predict that the upcoming Honda Insight will sell like hot cakes, according to AP, the demand is very strong.
  5. Biofuels Not That Clean.  We love titles like these, Biofuels, are not that clean, from the Time Of India.  Well, of course.  It is a fuel that is burned and pollutes, albeit less than gasoline.  But readers at Electrinick understand this and know how to differentiate hype from facts.
  6. BYD’s Sales Explosion.  Can you tell what BYD wants to do when you read stories like these, BYD sales up 80% in January, according to China Daily?  Next step, the world!

And that’s it for now.  Stay tuned for more.

EV Racing , Hybrid