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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…

1 week 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….

2 weeks 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…

1 month 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