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Daimler Leads $170M Investment in Sila Nano’s Next-Generation Battery Tech

Traditional automakers continue to invest big money in battery technology for electric vehicles. Sila Nanotechnologies just won another $170 million of venture and corporate funding to develop advanced battery materials that improve power performance of electric vehicles and consumer electronics. The Alameda, California-based startup, founded in 2011, is looking to commercialize a new set of […]

Demand for Electric Vehicles Outpacing Hawai’i Charging Infrastructure

HONOLULU: Despite an upward trend in electric vehicle (EV) ownership throughout Hawai’i, survey data released today by Ulupono Initiative indicates that the current limited charging infrastructure is holding back the cultural transition away from internal combustion engines and hampering progress toward the state’s renewable energy goals. VIEW PDF In a white paper titled “The Extra Mile: […]

Poll shows 50% of Australians support shifting all sales of new cars to electric vehicles by 2025

Transition to electric vehicles to cut carbon emissions has dominated climate policy debate in the Australian election campaignOne in two Australians would support shifting all sales of new cars to electric vehicles by 2025, according to polling by the Australia Institute. The progressive thinktank surveyed a nationally representative sample 0f 1,536 Australians about their attitudes […]