BMW created a car with greater efficiency without sacrificing performance or functionality. How? A holistic design approach and use of advanced lightweight materials.
A few months ago, Tesla announced its intent to build a “gigafactory” capable of doubling current global production of lithium-ion batteries, and Texas is fighting hard to bring the factory home.
Guest author Ben Holland is an RMI alum. Electric vehicles seem to have finally gained a solid foothold. With continued adoption, there will be an increasing need for access to charging locations. We recognize that many drivers today do most of their charging at home, but many others still require…
Electric vehicles need to be sold even faster, at lower costs, and in more places for Reinventing Fire’s vision of an oil-free transportation system by 2050 in the U.S. to become reality. For this to happen, three major challenges need to be overcome.
States and countries everywhere are experimenting with different ways to transform transportation systems and reduce reliance on oil. California especially is generally ahead of the curve, so it’s important to watch how the country’s most populous state deals with different pieces of the transportation puzzle.