The million-mile battery is coming. Here’s why it matters

Electric Vehicles Charging at a Station

by David Ferris, E&E News Highlights Tesla, General Motors, and Contemporary Amperex Technology are attempting to make car batteries that can last one million miles The batteries have been tested in labs, but have not been manufactured and tested Electric vehicles could hypothetically last forever with the advent of this ultra-long range battery However, many … Read more

Washington State looks to a ban on new gas vehicles

Electric Vehicles Charging at a Station

by Danny Westneat, Seattle Times Highlights: The idea of banning new gas cars, formerly seen as too aggressive and radical, is picking up steam in Washington state: Ten Washington legislators introduced House Bill 2515, which aims to ban the registration of any new gas-powered passenger or light-duty trucks, starting ten years from now, in 2030 … Read more

GM and Honda unveil electric self-driving car with no steering wheel or pedals

GM CEO Mary Barra

by Matt McFarland, CNN Business, January 22, 2020 Highlights: GM and Honda have engineered a new 6-seat electric vehicle, the Origin, that drives itself The self-driving car isn’t for sale but is rather available for rides through a ride-share app The six-seat electric vehicle has no steering wheel, brake or accelerator pedals, windshield wipers or … Read more