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

Just as with “student driver” signs, pedestrians should know when an AI is at the wheel


Dispatch from the UK

At this point, investing in cleaner combustion technology is like trying to develop a healthier candy bar

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The automotive industry is on the verge of massive disruption. The decisions companies make today might determine their fate.

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Why even Elon Musk has been forced to admit that navigating streets is hard

“MINI Cooper” by Rodrigo Canisella Fávero


The trick will be keeping all the innards cool

A new fast-charging station at JFK Airport in New York. Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty


Not so fast for EVs, LFP’s comeback, tinkering with lithium sulfur

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In a much-overlooked shift, Ford, VW and Tesla have rushed to an old chemistry

In 2007, A123 shows a hybrid electric containing its LFP battery to then-President George W. Bush. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty


Toyota bets that many people will want only partial electrification

Concept version of Toyota’s fully electric bZ4X, to be out by 2025. Photo: Courtesy Toyota.


Solid Power pivot, Ford wakes up, Cyber threat

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Colonial and Solar Winds were dress rehearsals for this age of road mayhem

Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty

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