Apr 2, 2014

Mitsubishi, Tesla, Lithium-sulfur batteries.

E not Evo: Mitsubishi will not launch a new generation of its Lancer Evolution with combustion engine. Instead, the carmaker wants to focus on ‘high performance’ vehicles with electric drives. We cannot wait!
autoweek.com, autoblog.com

Cameras instead of mirrors: Tesla and the Alliance of Automobile Manufactures (including GM, Toyota and VW) want to replace a car’s side mirrors with cameras. A formal request has been handed in to the National Traffic Safety Administration.
autonews.com, greencarreports.com

Low-cost lithium-sulfur battery: Researchers at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering developed a silicon nanoparticle, as well as a sulfur-based cathode for rechargeable lithium-sulfur batteries. The technology lowers production costs and increases electrode performance.

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