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VW adds Bosch-Samsung and LG Chem to list of potential battery suppliers

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Video: Mini E takes over the world, drives gasoline vehicles into extinction

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SAE 2010: Argonne Lab director says battery electrics still not ready for mainstream

Don Hillebrand understands electric vehicles and their benefits and limitations. As the director of the Center for Transportation Research at the Argonne National Laboratory, he has done plenty of testing on all kinds of alternative drive vehicles. Speaking to the Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress on Wednesday, Hillebrand acknowledged that despite advances in lithium ion technology, battery electric vehicles still

Coda secures $394 million in capital for joint battery venture, expansion

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Mitsubishi responds to Leaf pricing by cutting i-MiEV price by $6,700 in Japan

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FedEx adds 4 more BEVs to its already green delivery fleet

Two of the largest parcel delivery fleets in the U.S. have been competing neck and neck in a race to become the greenest in the land. Both Federal Express (FedEx) and United Parcel Service (UPS) have delved into alternative energy vehicles for daily delivery use.

Report: GM to build battery-only Volt, Lutz acknowledges range drops when cold

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Expert says lithium ion batteries better for hybrids than full EVs

Low-cost electric cars are waiting on nothing but a simple battery breakthrough. That's been the long-held opinion of many experts for the last, oh, 50 years or so. Is lithium ion technology the tipping point we've been waiting for all these years? Well, naturally that depends on who you ask.