Electric Vehicles


Alta stalks a secret $6bn market

CORRECTION: This story previously stated Alta had achieved a system cost of $300 per kilowatt-hour, “the lowest” on the market. This has since been corrected to $350. By Jason Deign Alta Motors, which has been…







Capacitor Sciences and its thin film capacitor technology could beat Tesla lithium-ion batteries on performance and cost around $100 per kWh.

Is this the company to beat Tesla?

By Jason Deign California start-up Capacitor Sciences claims to be developing an energy storage medium that could beat lithium-ion batteries on performance while costing around USD$100 per kWh. The Menlo Park firm is hoping to use nano-structured…