An EV solution to home energy storage? Business Spectator

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An EV solution to home energy storage? Business Spectator

An EV solution to home energy storage? When an EV battery ages and begins to lose range, it still has plenty of life left in it. Rather than sending it straight to the recycler, you could hook it up with a bunch of other used EV batteries in a stationary storage system. Sounds like a great idea, right? The question is whether such a system is commercially viable, and Sumimoto Corporation is about to find out. Sumimoto has just completed an energy storage system made from used EV batteries, which it claims to be the first large-scale facility of its kind in the world. The system is expected to begin operating later this month. Well, don’t get too excited all at once. The facility ...

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Desert Trash Illegal Immigrants’ Impact on the Environment by Rosa P Oakes

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Desert Trash Illegal Immigrants’ Impact on the Environment by Rosa P Oakes

Desert Trash:  Illegal Immigrants’ Impact on the Environment Driving toward the U.S. – Mexican border in the wee hours of the morning there is a cool breeze coming in through the window.  We stop at an isolated convenience store on state highway 86 to get coffee, gum, and sunflower seeds for the road.  The sun starts to come up and rapidly the (JPEG 1) heat of the day ahead bears down on us.   The two-lane road winds, dips and rises through the Organ Pipe National Monument.  Terrain densely populated with towering saguaro cactus, they block the rising sun in the distance and flash past resembling a strobe light.  Taking in the scenery as we speed to our beach destination, abruptly ...

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2012 Polaris RANGER EV Electric UTV Preview Preview

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2012 Polaris RANGER EV Electric UTV Preview Preview

2012 Polaris RANGER EV Electric UTV Preview Back in late 2009, Polaris shocked the world by releasing an electrically powered version of their Ranger. Polaris was not the first company to sell an electric ATV; Barefoot Motors Model 1 EUV (Earth Utility Vehicle) was first sold back in 2008 with Melissa Brandao at the forefront, but Polaris has continued to change the world by releasing a new and more powerful Ranger EV model in 2010, 2011 and again in 2012. The 2012 Polaris RANGER EV Electric UTV is the best model yet that Polaris has released, this Ranger is super clean and runs so quiet that you would hardly know the engine is running when you’re driving it which is especially helpful ...

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Great Wall Motors New Cars 2012 CarAdvice

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Great Wall Motors New Cars 2012 CarAdvice

Great Wall Motors New Cars 2012 New Cars Editor 12 Jan 2012 Easily the most successful Chinese manufacturer in Australia thanks to its cheap and well-equipped SUVs and utes, Great Wall is looking to expand its range with its first passenger car late in 2012. The brand is on track to sell 9000 vehicles locally in 2011 and is currently the 16 th highest-seller in the country. Importantly, the new X200 diesel SUV becomes the first Chinese car in Australia to come with electronic stability control as standard, signalling an important step forward for the manufacturer. GREAT WALL V200 Vehicle type: Light commercial. Timing: Q1 The diesel-powered 4 4 single-cab variant expands Great Wall’s ...

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The Secret to a Great Electric Car? How It Brakes PluginCars com

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The Secret to a Great Electric Car? How It Brakes PluginCars com

The Secret to a Great Electric Car? How It Brakes By Brad Berman · October 19, 2011 What’s the secret sauce of electric cars? In a speed-obsessed society, you’d expect it to be accelerationwhich most EVs have in spades. But actually the thing that distinguishes one electric car from one another is not how quickly it gets going, but the way it stops. In recent weeks, I’ve reached out to engineers from BMW, Ford, Toyota, Honda and Tesla to learn about each company’s approach to regenerative brakingthe system that provides the feel or flavor of their electric cars. I say it’s secret, because not everybody is talking. Toyota isn’t saying much, which ...

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Tesla Fires Frustration and the Future of the Electric Car Stocks …

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Tesla Fires Frustration and the Future of the Electric Car Stocks …

Tesla: Fires, Frustration and the Future of the Electric Car By Ben Levisohn Tesla (TSLA ) has been under fire during the past month as the car of the future has suddenly morphed into the next DeLorean . Yoshio Takahashi/The Wall Street Journal OK, maybe it s not that bad. But Tesla s stock has lost one-third of its value during the past month, and the attention has gotten so bad that Tesla founder Elon Musk took to the web to defend his electric cars versus your standard gasoline-powered vehicles and the media: In order to get to that end goal, big leaps in technology are required, which naturally invites a high level of scrutiny. That is fair, as new technology should be held to a higher ...

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