Tagged: drive

Magnetizable Concrete in Roads Could Charge Electric Cars While You Drive

One of the biggest barriers to electric vehicle adoption is the fear of running out of juice before you get to your destination. Roads that can charge your vehicle as you drive could be a solution, and they may be getting closer.

Rapid improvements in battery technology have seen the range of electric vehicles creep steadily upwards in recent years. But most still fall far short of gasoline-powered cars in this regard, and they take significantly longer to refuel if they do run dry.

One solution that has been discussed for many years is the idea of embedding some

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India takes diplomatic route to drive Motown out of the chip mess

Diplomacy has moved into top gear as the chips are down – more literally than you think – in India’s Motown.

New Delhi has reached out to Berlin, Washington, Tokyo and Taipei through diplomatic channels, urging them to prioritise the supply of semiconductors to the region so that plants in Manesar, Pune, or Chennai continue to roll out the best in the busiest season for cars.

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) stepped in to address the crisis, after a representation from the country’s leading vehicle and engine manufacturers through the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM). Production schedules of

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