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 |  Apr 11 2013, 9:02 AM

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Recently the New York Times and American electric car maker Tesla got in a highly publicized war of words over a review of the Model S electric car. Amongst other contentious issues, the range of the vehicle didn’t meet the Times’ writers expectations.

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 |  Jul 23 2012, 3:49 PM

To help optimize vehicle range in electric cars, researchers at the University of California, Riverside, have decided to design an eco-routing system which chooses directions based on fuel consumption.

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 |  Apr 20 2012, 7:02 PM

Limited range is one of the biggest current deterrents to owning an electric vehicle, but technology heavyweight IBM is hoping to help change that.

In 2009, IBM researchers set out to develop lithium-air battery technology that would allow an electric vehicle to have a range of around 500 miles on a single charge, making them more comparable to a gas-burning car. The idea is that a lithium-air battery would borrow oxygen from the air as a vehicle is being driven, creating an air-breathing battery.

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