Automakers have been trying to make motor vehicles more fuel-efficient for decades, aiming to curb CO2 emissions and reduce the negative impact they have on the environment. In their efforts to build more environmentally-friendly vehicles, they have been mainly focusing on developing vehicles powered by alternative fuels, such as electricity, hydrogen, or even solar power. While using alternative fuels to power cars or making engines more efficient surely help make cars greener, there are other technologies that can make them even more eco-friendly, and most of them have to do with the materials used to build a car’s body.
Eco-conscious drivers and scientists are looking for cleaner ways to power their cars. Here are some of the most promising alternative energy sources for the automotive industry
Volvo and ABB are set to introduce eco-friendly electric buses in the streets of Gothenburg, Partille, and Molndal in 2020.
Towards the end of last year, Faraday Future was said to have secured some fresh source of funding. The electric car start-up has now confirmed receipt of $2 billion to aid in the construction of its first EV by the end of the year.
Hyundai is partnering with Wärtsilä, a Finnish energy storage firm, to make use of the so-called second life electric car batteries for stationary energy storage.
Although never formally announced by Apple, rumours have been swirling for years that it would be developing its own car, presumably self-driving and electric....
Volvo is one of the global automakers determined to bring electric cars into the mainstream. Over the past few years, the Swedish automaker has...