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New Study Says EVs Actually Create Pollution in the Midwest

by on 27 January 2017 in Fourtitude News Industry News

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A new study says that electric vehicles are causing pollution in the Midwest. The study, published in American Economic Review, asserts that because the Midwest relies heavily on coal for electricity, the region sees higher pollution due to the increased presence of EVs. This is so, it says, at least when compared with other regions, […] More…

New Technology Could Boost EV Range

by on 26 August 2016 in Audi News

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Researchers may have figured out a way to keep batteries from draining when not in use, while also setting them for faster recharge times. The patent-pending technology uses a thin plastic membrane to prevent battery discharge by controlling how charge flows within a battery. Developed by Ohio State engineers, the so-called “smart” membrane was inspired […] More…