Electric Vehicles: How They Work + Their Benefits [Infographic]
There are four main types of electric cars: battery electric vehicle (BEV), plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), hybrid electric vehicle (HEV), and hydrogen electric vehicles (fuel cell). We dig into what each of these types mean below.
The U.S. to Electric Vehicles: “Um, Not so Fast?”
Electric vehicle adoption in the U.S. is still low compared to peers, such as China and Europe. Why is that? The reasons (and the numbers) might surprise you.
How to Take an Electric Vehicle Road Trip: Tips for Successful Trips
Going on roadtrips in an electric vehicle can be challenging at times. It requires proper planning, including locating charging stations along your route. Not all electric vehicles are created equal. Indeed, some are better for longer trips than others. Below we've compiled the best tips to make your journey more accessible and enjoyable.
3 Key Things to Consider Before Buying an Electric Car
If you’re looking for a greener mode of transportation, buying an electric car is a promising option. Keep reading for a breakdown of the benefits and limitations of current electric vehicle models, among other considerations to see if you’re ready to make the switch.
ABB and Volvo Electrifying Public Transportation in Gothenburg
Volvo and ABB are set to introduce eco-friendly electric buses in the streets of Gothenburg, Partille, and Molndal in 2020.
Electric batteries: the future of transportation
How do we tackle climate change and global warming? One way could be adopting newer technologies especially in one major area: Transportation. Here's a look at some of the best electric battery technologies.
Electric Vehicle Start-Up Faraday Future Receives $2B in Funding
Towards the end of last year, Faraday Future was said to have secured some fresh source of funding. The electric car start-up has now confirmed receipt of $2 billion to aid in the construction of its first EV by the end of the year.
Hyundai Will Use “Second Life” EV Batteries to Store Energy
Hyundai is partnering with Wärtsilä, a Finnish energy storage firm, to make use of the so-called second life electric car batteries for stationary energy storage.
Chinese Start-Up NIO Partners With Big Tech Companies to Produce a Smart Electric Car
NIO is constructing a production factory in Shanghai and has a ready team of more than 5,000 engineers at its research center. The company aims to have its first car, the ES8 Sports Utility Vehicle, mass produced and ready for sale by the end of 2018.
Talga to Make Conductive Concrete That Will Charge EVs as They Drive
An Australian graphite business plans to make concrete that will conduct electricity and charge electric vehicles as they drive, among other intriguing tasks.
Does Coffee Kill Plants? The Truth About Using Coffee as a Soil Amendment and...
Find out whether coffee is harmful to plants and learn about the benefits and drawbacks of using coffee grounds as a soil amendment or fertilizer. Discover other natural fertilizers to help your plants thrive.
7 Simple Ways to Conserve Water Around The Home
Learn how to conserve water and reduce your environmental impact with these 7 simple tips for your home. Discover practical strategies to save water and reduce your utility bills, without sacrificing your daily routine or comfort. From fixing leaks to upgrading appliances, this article offers easy solutions to help you become a more conscious consumer.
Living Off the Grid: 16 Brilliant Hacks You Should Know Now!
Looking to live off the grid? Check out our article for 16 brilliant hacks to make your off-grid lifestyle easier and more sustainable. From alternative energy sources to water conservation methods, we've got you covered. Start living your off-grid dream today!
CO2-Derived Electrode Material Leads to Superior Performance in Sodium-ion Batteries
UP Catalyst's sustainable carbon nanotubes derived from CO2 have shown exceptional results in sodium-ion batteries. Learn how this breakthrough technology is revolutionizing the energy storage industry and promoting sustainability.
4 Simple Ways to Unclog a Drain Without Harmful Chemicals
There are several inexpensive and non-toxic methods you can use to unclog drains in your home with ingredients you probably already have in your cabinets.