UK Royal Society Publishes New Short Guide to Science of Climate Change

The Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science, has published a new short guide to the science of climate change. The guide summarizes the evidence and clarifies the levels of confidence associated with the current scientific understanding o…

Honeywell Awarded FAA Research Project to Evaluate and Demo 4-Dimensional Flight Trajectory-Based Operations

Honeywell has finalized a research agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to evaluate and demonstrate NextGen Air Traffic Management technology that will allow aircraft to fly more direct routes to save on fuel and emissions and arriv…

AllCell and Matra Debut Solar Energy Storage Battery Swap and Charging System at Paris Motor Show

Solar Flow-R system distributes solar energy to light electric vehicle batteries and utility consumers. Click to enlarge.

The Paris Motor Show saw the debut of a solar energy storage system to support light electric vehicle battery swaps and charg…

A step closer to dynamic charging and cost-effective plug-ins

Wireless EV charging.
Less batteries, more dynamic charging
Several years ago I predicted the automotive revolution would begin in 2010, the year I believed lithium would very cost-effectively replace NiMH batteries.
I was wrong.
Without major technolo…

Greek truckers decide to continue mobilisations

Striking freight and fuel truck drivers late Tuesday night decided to continue their labor action, which entered its 14th day on Wednesday, with an overwhelming majority of 76 of the 96 truckers’ unions voting in favor of continuing the mobilisations, …

Ford readies 5 new EVs for Europe, but warns on viability

Still too expensive and limited in range?
EVs a minor niche through the next decade
Ford will roll out 5 plug-in electric cars over the next five years in Europe, but the automaker doesn’t believe there will be a big consumer shift to electrics any tim…