Drumm’s Electric Train

This St. Patrick’s Day, lets’ take a look back at a pioneering electric vehicle project, built around a breakthrough battery technology that allowed the nascent Irish government to open a whole new frontier of green transport. In preparing this entry, the support and contributions of The Irish Railways Records Society have been invaluable, and the …

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Moore’s Law for EVs? Better ask Koomey.

In considering how electric vehicles will improve over the coming decades, it’s useful to consider history. Specifically, it’s worth considering the history of consumer electronics, and how mobile devices have dealt with power consumption and battery life. We will examine how the computer industry has dealt with power-hungry devices, developed solutions to suit, and look …

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