Toyota has dreamed up a way to both recharge your autonomous taxi of the future and save money on transportation and gym fees.
The Tesla Model 3 boasts a revolutionary heating and air-conditioning system, and now we think it will serve as the basis for the setup in the next-gen Model S...
Because trials bikes typically weigh in at around 160 pounds, an electric motor is more than capable of providing the oomph and battery life needed
Although Elon Musk has famously said that Tesla will open its patents, it still applies for, and receives them. We look at their latest published work.
The Mission E is going to need a network of high-speed DC fast chargers. Good thing Porsche is filing patents to build just that sort of thing.
Take a Renault Twizy and give it some of Honda's Micro Commuter prototype DNA, and you might end up with the quirky little EV we discovered.
Lots of new ideas in our latest EV patent round-up, from a Ford electric vehicle that charges your bike to a roll-up solar panel for your trunk.
A new visit to the Patent Kingdom (i.e., the USPTO) reveals a new way to make a quicker EV, better bus charging, and Big Blue's roadside assistance for EVs.
It looks like Toyota has tested at least 34 different chemistries as it works on making a solid state battery for an upcoming electric vehicle.
The USPTO is where good ideas go to live and/or die. You can never really tell. We like to poke around in new patent files, and here's what we found.
The U.S. Patent office is full of cool ideas for electric vehicles. Here's the latest, from Hyundai's safer wireless charging to a self-puncturing battery.
If you park this Ford PHEV outside, the engine may start up on its own to keep the battery charged above a specified level. Patents are cool.
We dig into more patents to try and decipher the future of the electric car. In this instance, we discover Ford's metal oxygen batteries and more.
Honda has filed a patent for an open-wheel electric sports car that could become a rival to the Ariel Atom.
Following Tesla's lead, Toyota has decided to open source its patents on hydrogen fuel cells.