Automotive

Big step toward powerful, rechargeable lithium metal batteries

Big step toward powerful, rechargeable lithium metal batteries

A new study published in Advanced Materials has shown that scientists have taken the next step to develop powerful, rechargeable lithium metal batteries. The new...
Charging lanes for electric vehicles

How to optimize the deployment of charging lanes for electric vehicles

It is well recognized that the deployment of public charging infrastructure plays a critical role in nurturing the electric vehicle (EV) market and promoting...
solar parking lots

Solar parking lots can charge electric vehicles

Renewable energy is seen as the major solution for the increasing electricity demand and environmental sustainability. In the transport sector, the most promising way...
personal-mobility-vehicle

A novel compact 18-speed transmission for personal mobility vehicles

Currently, electric cars and plug-in hybrid electric cars are thought to be good solutions for relieving exhaust gases and traffics. However, there are still insufficient...
rear end collisions

How car drivers avoid rear-end collisions in different urgent situations

Rear-end collisions are a major cause of car crash. In the US, rear-end collisions account for about 32% of all crashes and 6% of...
electric car

How to use Li-ion batteries safely

More and more people are using electric vehicles and green energy sources (solar, wind or geothermal heat) nowadays. These techniques can help solve the...
solar thermal electrochemical process

Turning greenhouse gas into car batteries: a new technique developed by scientists

Greenhouse gas, such as carbon dioxide (CO2), is the fundamental cause of the greenhouse effect. Greenhouse effect can rise global temperature, cause destructive floods,...
Self driving and connected car

Traffic models for self-driving and connected cars

Vehicles are evolving quickly nowadays. For example, a self-driving car can detect surroundings with various techniques like radar, GPS, lidar, and computer vision. The car has...