The thorn in the side of electric cars is the range of the lithium-ion battery. However, a battery of a different composition, the lithium-air battery, might be able to take an electric car much further and close the gap between fossil-fuel cars and electric cars. Lithium-air batteries can do the same thing better A number Read on! →

The Chevrolet Volt is a technical marvel, as it has dual power trains and can run on electric and gas-powered propulsion. However, the main drawback is the limited Chevy Volt range on electric power only, which General Motors thinks it might have solved soon. Chevy Volt range aside, plug-in hybrids show promise As far as Read on! →

The West Coast Electric Highway initiative is a plan to set up charging stations for plug-in vehicles along the West Coast, from San Diego, Calif., to Vancouver, British Columbia. The hope is to encourage the sales of EVs by relieving driver’s “range anxiety.” Tuesday, the first AeroVironment EV charging stations opened along I-5 in Southern Read on! →