Tag: Electric Vehicles
Germany, Europe's biggest economy and the most reliant on Russian gas imports, has witnessed industrial output fall due to high energy costs caused by shortages. Notably, Volkswagen says that EV battery plants are ‘practically unviable’ in EU due to soaring energy costs.
Reuters posted a video of the electric air taxi VoloCity taking flight in Paris, touting it as the Tesla of the skies.
EV sales over the past 10 years have grown at an exponential rate globally, with China's EV sales increasing by 238% over 2014.
Electric vehicles might present a major problem during natural disaster evacuations, according to experts on the topic. The increasing usage of electrical vehicles might not meet the safety requirement of massive hurricane evacuations. Centralized charging systems, improved battery technology, and an increase in hybrid vehicles are among potential remedies.
With Lithium-ion batteries utilized in electric automobiles and other gadgets primarily imported from China, IIT-M researchers believe that additional research on Zinc-air batteries can provide India with a locally produced answer. This has led India's IIT Madras team to develop Zinc-air batteries that could power E-scooters without a risk of fire.