Battery Tech

Tesla Battery Researcher, Jeff Dahn, Wins Prestigious Award

TESLA BATTERY RESEARCHER WINS AWARD [VIDEO] Jeff Dahn, a leading battery researcher for Tesla, has won the prestigious Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering. CBC News* reports that, “Jeff Dahn has played a large part in making these batteries increasingly efficient… [and] now in collaboration with electric car company Tesla,…

2 months ago by EVANNEX 8

BMW Claims New, Radical Battery Technology Coming … In 2026

BMW expects that around 2026 it will be able to introduce radically improved batteries – of the solid-state variety, which differ from the conventional lithium-ion cells of today by having solid electrolyte in place of liquid electrolytes. There is still apparently some 10 more years needed to finish research and test…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 39

Hyperdrive Innovation To Offer Nissan (LEAF) Batteries For Various Applications

Six years after the LEAF’s introduction, and also launching own its own lithium-ion battery production (together with NEC), Nissan has now become a battery supplier itself. British Hyperdrive Innovation has announced the launch of battery products using Nissan’s lithium-ion cells via the automakers’s Sunderland plant in the UK. Hyperdrive’s plan is to offer batteries…

4 months ago by Mark Kane 28