Automotive

New Tech Mines Old Batteries to Find Critical Ingredients for Electric Vehicles

Recycling batteries is time-consuming and involves dangerous chemicals. This new process could make it easier—and reduce the amount of mining required to fuel the clean energy economy.
By |April 12th, 2021||0 Comments|

Driving Innovation-TVA Leads the Way for 200,000 Electric Vehicles by 2028.

TVA's EV Initiative, built on partnerships with local power companies and other organizations, anticipates growing the number of EVs across its seven-state service area from approximately 14,000 today to over 200,000 by 2028. In addition to significantly reduced carbon emissions, the average EV driver can save up to $1,000 in fuel costs every year.
By |February 4th, 2021||0 Comments|

Group Forms to Support Proposed Oak Ridge Motorsports Park

A group has formed to support the proposed Oak Ridge Motorsports Park. They are called the Friends of the Oak Ridge Motorsports Park. This group now has an official place to access information, a Facebook page that can be found at: https://www.facebook.com/ORmotorsportspark  
By |January 15th, 2021||0 Comments|

DENSO Awards $100K to RSCC Program

Roane State Community College has been awarded a $100,000 grant from DENSO, a leading mobility supplier. The grant will be used to increase skills training for mechatronics students and recruit minorities for the college’s growing mechatronics program.
By |October 14th, 2020||0 Comments|

UT Report: Driverless Cars will Reshape Tennessee Economy, Everyday Life

Big changes are in store for Tennesseans over the next decade, according to a new report. It finds that the rise of driverless cars and transition to electric vehicles will not only open new opportunities in the state but also transform jobs, companies, and potentially industries—completely reshaping Tennessee’s economy, tax revenue, and everyday life in the process.
By |January 28th, 2020||0 Comments|