How Batteries Went From Primitive Power to Global Domination
June 17, 2018

For an energy source that's been around for three decades, the lithium-ion battery is only just hitting its stride.

It’s worked its way up from primitive cellular phones to cameras and laptops before entering everyone’s pockets inside smartphones. But only Continue reading

Oil Hedge Fund Manager Says $300 Oil Not Impossible
May 30, 2018
  • Andurand says on Twitter lack of investment risks price spike
  • Higher prices aren’t a threat to the economy, Andurand says

Pierre Andurand, one of oil’s most prominent hedge fund managers, said the current reluctance of energy companies to invest in new Continue reading

Volkswagen CEO Predicts Renaissance for Embattled Diesel Cars
March 29, 2018

Volkswagen AG, whose global emissions-cheating scandal has put the future of diesel engines in doubt, expects consumers to return to the embattled technology — and soon.

“Diesel will see a renaissance in the not-too-distant future because people who drove Continue reading

The World Must Spend $2.7 Trillion on Charging Stations for Tesla to Fly
October 18, 2017

A $2.7 trillion chasm stands between electric vehicles and the infrastructure needed to make them popular.

That’s how much Morgan Stanley says must be spent on building the supporting ecosystem for EVs to reach its forecast of 526 million units Continue reading

Dyson to Spend 1 Billion Making Radical Electric Car
October 10, 2017

Dyson Ltd., best-known as a manufacturer of vacuum cleaners, hand driers and air filters, will build an electric car by 2020, founder James Dyson said Tuesday.

The company is investing one billion pounds ($1.34 billion) to develop the car, Continue reading

How Electric Cars Can Create the Biggest Disruption Since the iPhone
October 9, 2017

It’s been 10 years since Apple Inc. unleashed a surge of innovation that upended the mobile phone industry. Electric cars, with a little help from ride-hailing and self-driving technology, could be about to pull the same trick on Big Oil. Continue reading