• Battery-boosted charger shows a model for filling in fast-charging gaps

    1 month ago - By High Gear Media

    FreeWire Technologies is demonstrating a more flexible alternative to conventional fast-charging stations at an ampm convenience store in Lodi, California. The company announced Thursday that it had installed a Boost Charger station, which uses a battery buffer to "boost" onsite power, at the store. While conventional DC fast-charging stations...
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  • First drive review: Polestar 2 aims at Tesla and comes up just short

    First drive review: Polestar 2 aims at Tesla and comes up just short

    1 month ago - By High Gear Media

    Polestar, Volvo's offshoot performance-oriented EV brand, is about three years old and it's yet to deliver a production electric vehicle. That's about to change with the brand's second car, the appropriately named 2021 Polestar 2 electric fastback sedan. Polestar's first car was the Polestar 1, a carbon-fiber-bodied...
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  • Polestar 2 drive, more convenient fast-chargers, new places for batteries: Today's Car News

    Polestar 2 drive, more convenient fast-chargers, new places for batteries: Today's Car News

    1 month ago - By High Gear Media

    We take the Polestar 2 for a drive, see how batteries can make fast-charging more flexible, and look at how batteries themselves might not need to be in one big pack. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. The battery supplier CATL says that by the end of the decade it hopes to have a system in which automakers can place battery cells in...
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