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Toshiba's next-gen SCiB battery uses a new anode material.

Faster charging, more density and longer life through a titanium niobium oxide anode.

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StoreDot's ambitious goal: full charge in just 5 minutes

StoreDot's ambitious goal: full charge in just 5 minutes.

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Solid state batteries are safer than lithium-ion and can be charged in minutes.

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North America Supercharger deployment will more than double

California-based electric vehicle maker Tesla will double the deployment of its Superchargers this year as it unveils the lower-priced Model 3 sedan.

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Will the EV maker start fining Supercharger abusers?

Plug in, charge up, and then leave, please.

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What, no wirelessness?

It's a clever idea, but one that could have some significant drawbacks.

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When you know enough HTML, you can learn things.

This may be how Model 3 owners will pay for Supercharger access.

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Plugless Power's system for the Model S runs about $2,400.

The Tesla system costs more than the ones for Nissan, Chevy, or Cadillac.

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When EV charging joins the sharing economy, infrastructure gaps get filled.

Where governments or businesses don't provide charging infrastructure, fellow EV owners come to the rescue.

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Modobag is the motorized rideable carry-on

You're now good to go in Las Vegas, Cleveland, and Detroit, among others.

Nissan is expanding its No Charge to Charge promotion to 11 new markets, such as Las Vegas, Cleveland, and Detroit.

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Let a Charging Experience Specialist do the waiting for you.

Tesla has begun offering valet service at some of its congested Supercharger locations.

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Canada's budget seeks to clean up transportation.

Canada's 2016 budget plan sets aside cash for EV charging and public transit.

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CHAdeMO Association Europe installing 500+ multi-standard DC chargers in 2016

Five projects will add more than 500 new CHAdeMO/CCS Combo fast chargers, making transcontinental EV travel easier.

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Everything will be connected. Everything will be awesome.

Renewable energy, vehicle autonomy, V2G and connectivity combine to make the future beautiful.

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In back-to-back tweets, Elon Musk revealed Tesla is working on a charger that automatically emerges from the wall and connects to new or old examples of the Model S to begin charging them. He describes it as a "solid metal snake."

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GE Pilot Program Comes To NYC

Longtime electric-vehicle drivers will tell you that, when it comes maximizing efficiency while driving, smoothness counts. And it looks like the same goes for the electricity of the buildings charging those vehicles. Which is why General Electric is running a pilot program of plug-in vehicle chargers in New York, Wired reports.

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With Toyota and Daimler no longer holding Tesla shares, the electric vehicle company might be looking for a new partner – possibly a Bavarian one. In a new interview with Germany's Der Spiegel, CEO Elon Musk confirmed that he has had talks with BMW execs about future collaboration.

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Park Your EV Downtown, Get Free Minutes

Plugging in a vehicle to get power makes sense when that vehicle is owned by one person or family and – like most of the cars on the planet – sits still for most of the day. But when you're trying to share an EV, or a few hundred of them, charging time becomes doubly important. You need those electrons to move but every minute spent charging is time the car can't be shared.

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Transport For London Installs Inductive Chargers In Four Buses

Those big red buses running throughout London will be a little greener next year. The city's Transport for London (TfL) department is working on a program that will charge a few of its double-decker hybrid buses wirelessly at some of the city's bus stops, Pocket-lint says.