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Those Wild Electric Cars That Influenced Modern EVs & PHEVs

June 17th, 2017 | by Nicolas Zart

Along the way on the rebirth of the modern electric vehicle (EV), we've witnessed some "far out" and pretty wild projects. We also saw some of the world's smartest folks pull together top engineers and brilliant ideas. Some of these companies and projects have threatened conventional carmakers inebriated with bottom line profits to the detriment of innovation. Sadly, some of the companies have fallen by the wayside, while other idle, waiting for the right moment to hopefully capitalize on the business sense of their leadership

The Next Breakthrough in Grid Capacity

November 21st, 2014 | by Roy L Hales

The next breakthrough in grid capacity may combine the best features of ultracapacitors - greater speed and power - with the capacity of battery storage

Cheaper Ultracapacitors for Electric Vehicles

May 11th, 2011 | by Nicholas Brown

Nanotune created supercapacitors which are comparable to lead acid batteries and they are even economically competitive with them due to their longer lifespan. As with any new technology, we will just have to wait and see where things go from here and hope that this technology becomes cheaper

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