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Radically Better Batteries Unlikely Anytime Soon

G. Pascal Zachary, a professor of practice at Arizona State University’s School for the Future of Innovation in Society, recently penned an article on the future of battery technology. The article, titled “The Search for a Better Battery – Government funding and venture capital won’t buy us better batteries anytime…

3 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 78

LG Chem lithium-ion battery cell

LG Chem To Construct Battery Factory In Poland

LG Chem has plans to build a lithium-ion battery cell factory in Europe, and according to Reuters, the plant will be located in Poland. LG Chem currently already has three battery plants – in South Korea, U.S., and China. The Europe facility would be helpful to meet growing demand from German carmakers…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 20

Tesla Model S Battery Placement Is Low On The Car For A Lot Of Reasons

Inside The Tesla Battery – Video

Via a relatively new You Tuber who goes by the handle of “Tesla Model 3 Owners Club,” we get this highly informative video that takes us inside the Tesla Model S battery pack. The individual cells are examined in details, as well as the cooling system that’s employed by Tesla….

1 month ago by Electric CarsTV 24

Nissan EVolution 2016

Nissan: 600 km (370 miles) Range On A Single Charge Is No Fantasy

Nissan recently launched a new newsletter in Japan – the EVolution 2016 (which is also translated into English thankfully). The first monthly report centers on lithium-ion batteries, of which Nissan says it has been working on since 1992. Nissan’s Norihiko Hirata answered few questions, saying that 600 km range is no fantasy for Nissan’s…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 61

This model car's carbon fibre roof and battery electrodes are made with wood.

Wood-Based Carbon Fibre EV?

The KTH Royal Institute of Technology, the Swedish researcher institute Innventia and Swerea, is a research group for industrial renewal and sustainable development, present a joint project of carbon fibre from wood for cars and batteries. The main idea is to reduce the weight using renewable materials. At the current…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 10