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Tesla cancels ‘world’s quickest’ Model S Plaid+ equipped with new battery technology

Elon Musk announced on Sunday that Tesla is canceling its announced Model S Plaid+ trim because the regular Model S Plaid “is just so good.” The $149,990 Plaid+ was set to be the world’s quickest mass market car with a 0-60 mph acceleration time under 1.99 seconds and the longest-range electric vehicle at 520 miles,… Read More »

IBM promises better speed and battery life with nanosheets chip tech

With a stack of tiny flat wires called nanosheets, IBM Research promises chips with faster, smaller components that use less power. IBM Research IBM Research has developed new chipmaking technology it says will advance processors to the next level of circuitry miniaturization, performance improvement and power efficiency. The new manufacturing technology, featuring components called nanosheets,… Read More »

Innovative Battery Technology Puts Flying Cars on the Horizon

Jet packs, robot maids, and flying cars were all promises for the 21st century. We got mechanized, autonomous vacuum cleaners instead. Now a team of Penn State researchers are exploring the requirements for electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicles and designing and testing potential battery power sources. “I think flying cars have the potential… Read More »