recharge News of 01/25/20
Battery Tech Startup Sila Nano Lands $45 Million And Tesla Veteran Kurt Kelty
Sila Technologies, the battery materials company that has partnered with BMW and Daimler, landed $45 million in new funding and hired two high-profile executives, including Kurt Kelty, who led the battery cell team at Tesla for more than a decade. ...
Every Angle Of Volvo’S First Electric Vehicle, The xc40 Recharge
Volvo Cars introduced Wednesday the XC40 Recharge , an all-electric vehicle that CTO Henrik Green described as “a car of firsts and a car of the future.” The XC40 Recharge is hardly the first electric vehicle on the market. But for ...
Volvo Unveils Its First Electric Car, The xc40 Recharge
Volvo Cars introduced Wednesday the XC40 Recharge, its first electric car under a new EV-focused brand that kicks off a company-wide shift toward electrification. “It’s a car of firsts and it’s a car of the future,” CTO ...
Kickstarter Darling EcoFlow Delta Battery Generator Is Not What It Seems
The Delta EcoFlow is a new battery generator available on Kickstarter with incredible claimed features. Most are true, some are not. Device like the Delta offer incredible battery storage capacity. Designed for more than just recharging phones and ...
Would You Rent Out Your Living Room For A Few Hours? This Startup Is Counting On It
Recharge, a startup that tried convincing hotels to let its customers rent their rooms by the hour and even minute , has revamped and rebranded. Now Globe , the company is hoping to convince guests to sign up for short stays instead in ...
Negative? How A Navy Veteran Refused To Accept A ‘No’ To His Battery Invention
Decades ago, a young naval engineer on a British nuclear submarine started taking an interest in the electric batteries helping to run his vessel. Silently running under the frozen polar ice-cap during the Cold War, little did this sub-mariner know ...
Bosch Launches Cloud-Connected Battery Management To Extend The Life Of EV Batteries
Bosch is bringing to market a new cloud-connected software service to manage and monitor the battery life of electric vehicles. “Bosch is connecting electric-vehicle batteries with the cloud. Its data-based services mean we can substantially ...
GBatteries Let You Charge Your Car As Quickly As Visiting The Pump
A YC startup called GBatteries has come out of stealth with a bold claim: they can recharge an electric car as quickly as it takes to full up a tank of gas. Created by aerospace engineer Kostya Khomutov, electrical engineers Alex Tkachenko and ...