Car cloak helps moderate EV battery temperatures

December 1st, 2023

In tests, the cabin of an uncovered car reached 50.5 C (122.9 F) at midday, and the covered car reached 22.8 C (73 F). The outside temperature was 30.6 C (87 F). At midnight, the covered car stayed 6.8 C (12.24 F) higher than the temperature outside, never dropping below freezing. Image: Shanghai Jiao Tong […]

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Ultra-sustainable electric car uses biological materials

November 1st, 2018

The mantra, “reduce, reuse, recycle” has been taken to a new level by students at Netherlands Eindhoven University of Technology. They developed an ultra-sustainable electric car that gets a remarkable 744 miles to the gallon. The students considered the environmental impact of every aspect of the automobile, including production, consumption and recycling, in order to […]

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