The materials used to make cars in the US have evolved over the years, with steel and other metals evolving into a mix of metal and plastic. But in an effort to be more environmentally friendly, some automakers are moving toward using more sustainable and recycled materials in their electric vehicles (EVs). Companies like Ford, Citröen, Hyundai and Polestar have announced … [Read more...] about In the Future, Your EV Might be Made of Cardboard & Recycled Plastic
What does mobility in the future actually look like? How will our cities develop? What will happen to transportation? These are the questions we wanted to pursue and interview experts about. The journey will take us to the state of Georgia, all over Europe and to South America. Our project includes articles focusing on Spain, Italy, France, Sweden, England, the USA and even Brazil. There are interviews with people who are working on vehicles of the future, and articles that deal with the question of how we must rethink transportation as a society so that the world of tomorrow does not sink into chaos. [Read more...]
Demand for electric vehicles (EVs) is increasing as more states push EV sales, the government continues to give tax breaks for purchasing one, and gas prices remain unpredictable. In fact, there are months-long waits for new electric cars, partially due to the spike in gas prices in the first part of 2022, and also because of the Clean Vehicle Credit. The latter gives a $7,500 … [Read more...] about How Much Does EV Charging Cost?
As more people buy electric vehicles (EVs), the more batteries will need to be replaced since they have a limited life cycle. This has been on the mind of companies in recent years, but now there are an increasing number of players looking at ways to either recycle or reuse the batteries and their components. According to the Battery Recyclers of America, the average … [Read more...] about The Future of EV Battery Recycling
One worry a lot of people have before buying an electric car is that they won't be able to find a place to charge their vehicle. This can be a problem if you park on the street and don't have a dedicated charger, need to charge while out running errands, or if you're going on a trip and have anxiety over finding a charging station. According to Statista, as of January 2022, … [Read more...] about Planning the Best Sites for EV Charging Stations
New forms of mobility are on the rise and the way we move around is constantly changing. With more environmentally friendly mobility that saves money and time, new solutions are emerging every day in the transportation industry. One of them is a small revolution: It's the first autonomous robotic assistant. Its name? Stan. Its ambition? To make drivers' lives easier. Stan has … [Read more...] about An Interview with Mathieu Lips of Stanley Robotics