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Norwegian nanoscientists reveal a battery boasting five…

Business Insider Nordic Many other research groups and companies are also trying to solve the limitations of lithium ion batteries. In the end the solution that dominates the market will be one that offers high capacity and low degradation in relation to production cost. Before batteries …… More

Business Insider Nordic Many other research groups and companies are also trying to solve the limitations of lithium ion batteries. In the end the solution that dominates the market will be one that offers high capacity and low degradation in relation to production cost. Before batteries …… More

Tesla Model 3 Has “Most Advanced Large-Scale Lithium…

CleanTechnica Even though Jack has been working on electric vehicles for years, he was floored by the Model 3 battery pack noting: “this is the BEST, most ADVANCED large-scale lithium battery ever produced on [the] planet and is YEARS ahead of anything currently in …… More

CleanTechnica Even though Jack has been working on electric vehicles for years, he was floored by the Model 3 battery pack noting: “this is the BEST, most ADVANCED large-scale lithium battery ever produced on [the] planet and is YEARS ahead of anything currently in …… More

China’s CATL to build first EU electric car battery plant…

Phys.Org Chinese firm CATL will build a battery factory in central Germany to supply the country’s key auto industry in its transformation toward electric cars, an investment hailed Monday by Chancellor Angela Merkel as a “new step” in Sino-European cooperation.… More

Phys.Org Chinese firm CATL will build a battery factory in central Germany to supply the country’s key auto industry in its transformation toward electric cars, an investment hailed Monday by Chancellor Angela Merkel as a “new step” in Sino-European cooperation.… More

Tripling the Energy Storage of Lithium-Ion Batteries R & D…

R & D Magazine As the demand for smartphones, electric vehicles, and renewable energy continues to rise, scientists are searching for ways to improve lithium-ion batteries–the most common type of battery found in home electronics and a promising solution for grid-scale …… More

R & D Magazine As the demand for smartphones, electric vehicles, and renewable energy continues to rise, scientists are searching for ways to improve lithium-ion batteries–the most common type of battery found in home electronics and a promising solution for grid-scale …… More

India To Produce Indigenous Lithium-Ion Batteries NDTVAuto.…

NDTVAuto.com The government-run Central Electro Chemical Research Institute (CECRI) and RAASI Solar Power Pvt Ltd have signed an agreement on first transfer of technology for lithium-ion batteries. According to the Science and Technology Ministry, this memorandum …… More

NDTVAuto.com The government-run Central Electro Chemical Research Institute (CECRI) and RAASI Solar Power Pvt Ltd have signed an agreement on first transfer of technology for lithium-ion batteries. According to the Science and Technology Ministry, this memorandum …… More

Ultra-capacitor hybrid radically boosts power and efficienc…

New Atlas Combining the unique strengths of lithium batteries with crazy-fast charging, carbon ultra-capacitors could save a ton of weight and add significant range and power to electric vehicles, according to Nawa Technologies. Based outside Marseilles, this …… More

New Atlas Combining the unique strengths of lithium batteries with crazy-fast charging, carbon ultra-capacitors could save a ton of weight and add significant range and power to electric vehicles, according to Nawa Technologies. Based outside Marseilles, this …… More

world’s biggest maker of electric-vehicle batteries went IPO

Shares of the world’s biggest maker of electric-vehicle batteries jumped on their trading debut as investors bet on rising demand for new-energy cars worldwide.

Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd. rose by the maximum 44 percent to 36.20 yuan at 10:17 a.m. in Shenzhen, China, valuing the company at about $12.3 billion. The manufacturer sold a 10 percent stake at 25.14 yuan a share in its More

Shares of the world’s biggest maker of electric-vehicle batteries jumped on their trading debut as investors bet on rising demand for new-energy cars worldwide.

Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd. rose by the maximum 44 percent to 36.20 yuan at 10:17 a.m. in Shenzhen, China, valuing the company at about $12.3 billion. The manufacturer sold a 10 percent stake at 25.14 yuan a share in its More

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Tesla battery energy density cost breakthroughs

There was a lot of news that came out of Tesla shareholder meeting this week, but there was one important statement that sort of went under the radar.

Elon Musk is generally careful not to use the term “breakthrough” when describing advancements in battery technology but he has used it this week to talk about Tesla’s latest advancements in battery energy density and cost.

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There was a lot of news that came out of Tesla shareholder meeting this week, but there was one important statement that sort of went under the radar.

Elon Musk is generally careful not to use the term “breakthrough” when describing advancements in battery technology but he has used it this week to talk about Tesla’s latest advancements in battery energy density and cost.

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The First Teardown Of A Tesla Model 3 Battery Is Quite…

Jalopnik The heart of a Tesla, or, really, any electric car, is its battery pack. Engineering a pack that’s reasonably compact, light and structurally sound while holding as much electricity as possible is no joke, so it’s always interesting to rip these things open and see …… More

Jalopnik The heart of a Tesla, or, really, any electric car, is its battery pack. Engineering a pack that’s reasonably compact, light and structurally sound while holding as much electricity as possible is no joke, so it’s always interesting to rip these things open and see …… More

Europe up against Asian juggernaut in electric car battery…

Reuters LONDON/FRANKFURT/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Chinese electric vehicle giant BYD (1211.HK) is looking at launching battery production in Europe, joining Asian rivals aiming to cash in on a green car revolution and threatening attempts by Brussels to …… More

Reuters LONDON/FRANKFURT/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Chinese electric vehicle giant BYD (1211.HK) is looking at launching battery production in Europe, joining Asian rivals aiming to cash in on a green car revolution and threatening attempts by Brussels to …… More

Double the energy density of existing lithium-ion

The world’s most accomplished battery inventor says he has a new cell aimed at electric cars that delivers double the energy density of existing lithium-ion, and, in a first, actually achieves an increase in capacity when it’s charged and discharged.

Quick take: The claims, among the most ambitious by any major researcher in recent memory, come in a paper co-authored by John Go More

The world’s most accomplished battery inventor says he has a new cell aimed at electric cars that delivers double the energy density of existing lithium-ion, and, in a first, actually achieves an increase in capacity when it’s charged and discharged.

Quick take: The claims, among the most ambitious by any major researcher in recent memory, come in a paper co-authored by John Go More

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Tesla Model 3 Battery Cell Has World’s Highest Energy Density

The Model 3 battery has sophisticated power electronics, cooling systems and structure that enables high level of safety, sports-car like acceleration, Supercharging, a 120,000 mile warranty and low cost. Cells used in Model 3 are the highest energy density cells used in any electric vehicle. We have achieved this by significantly reducing cobalt content per battery pack while increasing nickel co More

The Model 3 battery has sophisticated power electronics, cooling systems and structure that enables high level of safety, sports-car like acceleration, Supercharging, a 120,000 mile warranty and low cost. Cells used in Model 3 are the highest energy density cells used in any electric vehicle. We have achieved this by significantly reducing cobalt content per battery pack while increasing nickel co More

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Move over, lithium! Researchers create world’s first…

Digital Trends A team of researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia have created the world’s first rechargeable proton battery. The current battery is simply a prototype, but the research team says that it is a step toward creating a more affordable and …… More

Digital Trends A team of researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia have created the world’s first rechargeable proton battery. The current battery is simply a prototype, but the research team says that it is a step toward creating a more affordable and …… More

Researchers Claim Lithium-Ion Batteries Can Be Safely Recharged 5 Times Faster | CleanTechnica

or decades, engineers theorized about what went on inside the cylinder of an internal combustion engine. Many of us grew up with clear plastic models showing pistons going up and down, gears whirring, and a tiny light bulb that went on at the top of the compression stroke to simulate what a spark plug does. But until recently, it was impossible to actually see inside an engine while it was running More

or decades, engineers theorized about what went on inside the cylinder of an internal combustion engine. Many of us grew up with clear plastic models showing pistons going up and down, gears whirring, and a tiny light bulb that went on at the top of the compression stroke to simulate what a spark plug does. But until recently, it was impossible to actually see inside an engine while it was running More

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Sensor tech for commercial lithium-ion batteries finds they can be charged five times faster

Researchers at WMG at the University of Warwick have developed a new direct, precise test of Lithium-ion batteries’ internal temperatures and their electrodes potentials and found that the batteries can be safely charged up to five times faster than the current recommended charging limits. The new technology works in-situ during a battery’s normal operation without impeding its perform More

Researchers at WMG at the University of Warwick have developed a new direct, precise test of Lithium-ion batteries’ internal temperatures and their electrodes potentials and found that the batteries can be safely charged up to five times faster than the current recommended charging limits. The new technology works in-situ during a battery’s normal operation without impeding its perform More

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China’s largest electric-car battery maker, CATL, sets sights on U.S. market

Just a handful of companies today make the bulk of battery cells used in plug-in electric cars worldwide.

Now the largest single maker of electric-vehicle cells in China has expanded its focus, from the home market to global markets and specifically the U.S.

The name, CATL, may not be familiar to North American electric-car advocates, but the company is a powerhouse at home—and wan More

Just a handful of companies today make the bulk of battery cells used in plug-in electric cars worldwide.

Now the largest single maker of electric-vehicle cells in China has expanded its focus, from the home market to global markets and specifically the U.S.

The name, CATL, may not be familiar to North American electric-car advocates, but the company is a powerhouse at home—and wan More

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Electric Vehicle Battery Factory Race Heats Up In Europe Cl…

CleanTechnica Battery sources are critical for any companies trying to to keep up in the race to field compelling long-range electric vehicles, and the competitors are already jostling for position. From a slow start, Mercedes, VW, and BMW have changed pace and accelerated …… More

CleanTechnica Battery sources are critical for any companies trying to to keep up in the race to field compelling long-range electric vehicles, and the competitors are already jostling for position. From a slow start, Mercedes, VW, and BMW have changed pace and accelerated …… More

Samsung SDI unveils new batteries to increase electric car…

Electrek They are doing it again at the 2018 Detroit Motor Show this week with new batteries that they claim will increase electric car range and charging capacity.… More

Electrek They are doing it again at the 2018 Detroit Motor Show this week with new batteries that they claim will increase electric car range and charging capacity.… More

Battery That Charges in One Minute Could Beat Tesla in the…

Futurism After leaving the luxury car brand, Fisker started his own company and has filed patents on a new type of solid-state battery, which can be charged faster and has greater capacity than leading lithium-ion batteries, at least in theory. In lithium-ion …… More

Futurism After leaving the luxury car brand, Fisker started his own company and has filed patents on a new type of solid-state battery, which can be charged faster and has greater capacity than leading lithium-ion batteries, at least in theory. In lithium-ion …… More

Groundbreaking invention can restore old lithium batteries…

BGR One of the biggest stories in consumer electronics right now is Apple’s secret throttling of older iPhone models with aging batteries. The company misled customers for years as “conspiracy theorists” claimed Apple was intentionally slowing down older …… More

BGR One of the biggest stories in consumer electronics right now is Apple’s secret throttling of older iPhone models with aging batteries. The company misled customers for years as “conspiracy theorists” claimed Apple was intentionally slowing down older …… More

Tesla, Neoen Deal Would Outdo Record-Breaking Battery Down Under – Bloomberg

The developers of the world’s biggest lithium-ion battery project may surpass their own record as French renewable-energy developer Neoen SAS looks into building another supersized unit in Australia with Elon Musk’s Tesla Inc.

A battery with capacity surpassing the old project’s 100 megawatts may be developed at Neoen’s Kaban Green Power Hub, 80 kilometers (50 miles) southwest of C More

The developers of the world’s biggest lithium-ion battery project may surpass their own record as French renewable-energy developer Neoen SAS looks into building another supersized unit in Australia with Elon Musk’s Tesla Inc.

A battery with capacity surpassing the old project’s 100 megawatts may be developed at Neoen’s Kaban Green Power Hub, 80 kilometers (50 miles) southwest of C More

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EV Range Set To Triple With New Lithium Battery Breakthroug…

OilPrice.com The University of Waterloo researchers breakthrough involves the use of negative electrodes (the anode) made of lithium metal, a material with the potential to dramatically increase battery storage capacity. Quanquan Pang, who led the research while he …… More

OilPrice.com The University of Waterloo researchers breakthrough involves the use of negative electrodes (the anode) made of lithium metal, a material with the potential to dramatically increase battery storage capacity. Quanquan Pang, who led the research while he …… More

The new battery three times will increase the cruising range of electric vehicles – micetimes.asia

A new study by University of Waterloo employees can lead to the creation of batteries that will enable electric cars to the range on a single charge three times more than current performance. Breakthrough development involves the use of a negative electrode of lithium, a material that has the ability to significantly increase the battery capacity.

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A new study by University of Waterloo employees can lead to the creation of batteries that will enable electric cars to the range on a single charge three times more than current performance. Breakthrough development involves the use of a negative electrode of lithium, a material that has the ability to significantly increase the battery capacity.

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Electric Car Range May Soon Triple, Thanks to New Research

As increasingly more companies and governments move to reduce dependence on fossil fuels, it is becoming apparent that electric car ranges must be further increased. We must expand battery life and output in order to both contend with and surpass gas-powered vehicles. To contend with this necessity, companies like Tesla , Toshiba , Panasonic , and Samsung More

As increasingly more companies and governments move to reduce dependence on fossil fuels, it is becoming apparent that electric car ranges must be further increased. We must expand battery life and output in order to both contend with and surpass gas-powered vehicles. To contend with this necessity, companies like Tesla , Toshiba , Panasonic , and Samsung More

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EV Federal tax credit reportedly safe in the compromised bill

Earlier this month, the U.S. Senate passed its version of the Republican tax bill, which didn’t include the proposed language that would have removed the federal tax credit for electric vehicles.

Now the bill is being reconciled with the House bill, which reportedly still included the removal of the EV credit, but some Republicans are reportedly leaking that they will side with the Senate More

Earlier this month, the U.S. Senate passed its version of the Republican tax bill, which didn’t include the proposed language that would have removed the federal tax credit for electric vehicles.

Now the bill is being reconciled with the House bill, which reportedly still included the removal of the EV credit, but some Republicans are reportedly leaking that they will side with the Senate More

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BYD power battery production to reach 16 GWh this year

Shanghai (Gasgoo)- According to BYD’s latest investor relations activity log, the company’s total power battery production capacity will reach 16 gigawatt-hours (GWh) by the end of this year. Its lithium-iron phosphate (LFP) battery production will be up to 10 GWh while the rest is NMC/NCA battery.
Besides, the log also revealed that the company will expand a battery factory in Qinghai p More

Shanghai (Gasgoo)- According to BYD’s latest investor relations activity log, the company’s total power battery production capacity will reach 16 gigawatt-hours (GWh) by the end of this year. Its lithium-iron phosphate (LFP) battery production will be up to 10 GWh while the rest is NMC/NCA battery.
Besides, the log also revealed that the company will expand a battery factory in Qinghai p More

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Electric Car Batteries Drop Closer to a Cost Tipping Point

The kind of battery that powers electric vehicles is now the cheapest it’s ever been thanks to a global ramp-up in production.

Lithium-ion battery packs are selling at an average price of $209 a kilowatt-hour, down 24% from a year ago and about a fifth of what it was in 2010, a Bloomberg New Energy Finance survey shows. The rate has further to fall — reaching below $100 a kilowatt-hour More

The kind of battery that powers electric vehicles is now the cheapest it’s ever been thanks to a global ramp-up in production.

Lithium-ion battery packs are selling at an average price of $209 a kilowatt-hour, down 24% from a year ago and about a fifth of what it was in 2010, a Bloomberg New Energy Finance survey shows. The rate has further to fall — reaching below $100 a kilowatt-hour More

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Lithium Giant Eyes New Project to Tackle Electric-Car Boom – Bloomberg

One of the world’s largest lithium producers is looking to expand into a new country as prices surge to record highs amid a nascent electric-vehicle boom led by car makers such as Tesla Inc. and Mitsubishi Corp .

Soc. Quimica & Minera de Chile SA is considering opportunities to establish a foothold in a fourth country, according to company More

One of the world’s largest lithium producers is looking to expand into a new country as prices surge to record highs amid a nascent electric-vehicle boom led by car makers such as Tesla Inc. and Mitsubishi Corp .

Soc. Quimica & Minera de Chile SA is considering opportunities to establish a foothold in a fourth country, according to company More

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​ Samsung develops ‘graphene ball’ to speed up battery charging | ZDNet

Samsung Electronics’ research arm has successfully synthesized a “graphene ball” that can be used to make lithium-ion batteries last longer and charge faster, the company has said.

Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT) said using graphene ball material to make batteries will increase their capacity by 45 percent and increase their charging speed by five times.

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Samsung Electronics’ research arm has successfully synthesized a “graphene ball” that can be used to make lithium-ion batteries last longer and charge faster, the company has said.

Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT) said using graphene ball material to make batteries will increase their capacity by 45 percent and increase their charging speed by five times.

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BMW invest $240 million to bring electric car range to 430 miles with new battery cell center | Electrek

In Munich today, BMW announced a 200 million euro investment in a new ‘BMW Group Battery Cell Competence Centre’ in order to develop their next generation electric vehicle powertrain.
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In Munich today, BMW announced a 200 million euro investment in a new ‘BMW Group Battery Cell Competence Centre’ in order to develop their next generation electric vehicle powertrain.
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