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The future of batteries, electric cars, and driverless vehicles. A new blog from Medium.

A fascinating combination of engineering, art, and marketing that will change how the world sounds

Recently, I was standing next to an electric car as it reversed out of a parking space. As it backed up, the car made a space-age whooshing sound, like a science fiction spacecraft gliding along the surface of an alien planet. As soon as the car stopped reversing, though, the…

Electric vehicle ranges have reached new heights. When will it be enough?

At the end of October, a small group of customers took delivery of the very first production units of the Lucid Air, a luxurious electric sedan (pictured above).

Headed by former Tesla engineer Peter Rawlinson, Lucid finally achieved their years-long journey of bringing the Air to market. Many features set…

New battery technology will unlock huge applications for electric mobility

New battery technology has long been the ambition among automotive manufacturers. Industry players are hopeful that improved tech will bring improved energy density, longer lifespans, and faster recharging.

As a result, automakers have plowed billions into promising new technologies – and solid-state batteries in specific. Recently, Ford and BMW invested…

Electric cars are promised as the solution to climate change, but electric bikes are better for all of us.

In a year full of an endless barrage of harrowing climate disasters, more attention is on shifting entire countries to electric cars than ever in an attempt to mitigate the damage to the climate before it’s too late.

The European Union has promised to phase out fossil fuel new car…

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