Noise or No Noise – that is the question!

Noise (or the lack of it) has been an area of concern for electric cars. Noise affects both the driver (in standard fossil-fuel cars you hear engine noise as feedback to your speed) as well as the pedestrian (they can hear an approaching vehicle instead of being alarmed when one reaches very close). Now researchers…

Ford opens up its patents too!

Following Tesla’s footsteps, Ford Motor Company has also decided to open up its patent portfolio related to Hybrid and Electric Vehicles, for use by competitors. It will be, for a fee, though. Alongside, they intend to hire 200 engineers to to work on newer hybrid and electric vehicles, after the recently launched Chevy Bolt EV…