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Plugging in Electric Vehicles May Raise IQs
Posted on 13 Dec 2011 by J. Wylie Donald

By J. Wylie Donald, Partner, McCarter & English It's not Gone with the Wind or Harry Potter, but an article just published in the public health journal, Health Affairs , is worth picking up, if only to start you thinking. In Six Climate... Read More

Electric Vehicles: Some good news on the battery front
Posted on 9 Apr 2011 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

The battery is correctly seen as the Achilles' heal of electric vehicles. Now some recent innovations hold the promise of perhaps solving some persistent problems: Recharging. Faster is better. See http://www.economist.com/node/18437910?story_id... Read More

Electric cars may entail more than putting an electric motor where the internal combustion engine goes
Posted on 2 May 2010 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

The replacement of the internal combustion engine and drive-train with electric motor(s), batteries, and control systems is leading to a rethink of the way in which cars are designed and manufactured. One of the proposals, which dates from the turn of... Read More