Explained: How Electric Vehicles Can Be Enhanced With Solid State Batteries

Solid-state batteries can be a game changer for electric vehicles (EVs), storing more energy, charging faster and offering greater safety than liquid lithium ion batteries, helping to accelerate the shift from fossil fuel-powered cars. How are they different from liquid lithium ion batteries? Solid-state batteries use thin layers of solid electrolytes, which carry lithium ions … Read more

Tesla’s state subsidy decision in Germany expected by the end of the year

Germany will likely decide by the end of the year how much state aid US electric vehicle maker Tesla will receive for its planned battery cell factory near Berlin, an Economy Ministry spokesman said on Sunday. The European Union approved a plan in January that includes giving state aid to Tesla, BMW and others to … Read more

Didi could come under Chinese state control, Beijing proposes government-run companies to invest in company: report

The city of Beijing is considering putting Didi Global under state control and has proposed that state-owned companies invest in the Chinese pedestrian company, Bloomberg News reported. The central thrust of the Beijing city government’s proposal is to regain control over one of its biggest corporations, and particularly the data it holds, said Friday’s Bloomberg … Read more

Apple says it is working with the United States to adopt driver’s licenses and state IDs in Apple’s wallet

Apple announced that it is working with several US states to release the ability to store a driver’s license or state ID in a user’s Apple wallet on an iPhone or Apple Watch. Connecticut is among eight states that will partner with Apple, which will allow it to store the license in its Wallet app, … Read more

PUBG: New state pre-registries take effect in India for Android and iOS users

PUBG: New State pre-registrations have been released in India, announced game maker Krafton. Pre-registration is now open on the Google Play Store and App Store for Android and iPhone users, respectively. The new game was announced globally in February, but pre-registration was not opened in India at that time as the company was working on … Read more