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Former Tesla executives plan their own Gigafactory in…

Electrek Tesla’s former Vice President of Supply Chain Management, Peter Carlsson, has officially launched his new startup called North Volt along with another former …… More

Electrek Tesla’s former Vice President of Supply Chain Management, Peter Carlsson, has officially launched his new startup called North Volt along with another former …… More

94-year-old inventor of li-ion battery unveils solid-state battery breakthrough for fast-charging, 3x energy capacity, and more | Electrek

John Goodenough, who is credited as the co-inventor of the li-ion battery cell, and his team at the Cockrell School of Engineering have released their findings of what is being described as a “breakthrough” for solid-state batteries.

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John Goodenough, who is credited as the co-inventor of the li-ion battery cell, and his team at the Cockrell School of Engineering have released their findings of what is being described as a “breakthrough” for solid-state batteries.

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Solid state lithium battery triples capacity EETE Power…

EETE Power Management (registration) The researchers demonstrated that their new battery cells have at least three times as much energy density as today’s lithium-ion batteries and allows a greater number of charging and discharging cycles, which equates to longer-lasting batteries, as …… More

EETE Power Management (registration) The researchers demonstrated that their new battery cells have at least three times as much energy density as today’s lithium-ion batteries and allows a greater number of charging and discharging cycles, which equates to longer-lasting batteries, as …… More

Electric Vehicle Battery Prices Are Falling Faster Than Expected | CleanTechnica

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Electric-car batteries: $100 per kwh before 2020, $80 soon after?

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Samsung EV battery offers 500km range with 20 minutes of charge – Tires & Parts News

One of the main factors that has restricted the widespread use of electric cars is range anxiety. Charging stations, are still not as widespread as petrol stations and till we get to that point, range anxiety will continue to be a concern for those who are considering the purchase of an electric car. Another sticking point is the long time needed to recharge the car. Samsung SDI’s lithium ion an More

One of the main factors that has restricted the widespread use of electric cars is range anxiety. Charging stations, are still not as widespread as petrol stations and till we get to that point, range anxiety will continue to be a concern for those who are considering the purchase of an electric car. Another sticking point is the long time needed to recharge the car. Samsung SDI’s lithium ion an More

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40% Price Drop On Chinese EV Batteries Spells Trouble For…

Forbes Regardless of where you stand on Tesla, if EV batteries can be bought for much less this year in China than when produced by 2020 in Nevada, the Gigafactory, …… More

Forbes Regardless of where you stand on Tesla, if EV batteries can be bought for much less this year in China than when produced by 2020 in Nevada, the Gigafactory, …… More

Tesla reveals more details about ‘Gigafactory 1’: Model 3 battery pack, largest rooftop solar array in the world (70MW), & more

Electrek Now the company has released more details about the ‘Gigafactory 1’ (GF1) and its plan to build the largest rooftop solar array in the world by releasing the …… More

Electrek Now the company has released more details about the ‘Gigafactory 1’ (GF1) and its plan to build the largest rooftop solar array in the world by releasing the …… More

Huawei unveils long-lasting lithium-ion batteries » Manila Bulletin Technology

Huawei announced a major breakthrough in its research into lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, unveiling the world’s first long-lifespan graphene-assisted Li-ion battery able to withstand high temperatures.

The announcement was made by Watt Laboratory, an organization under Huawei’s Central Research Institute, at the 57th Battery Symposium held in Japan.

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Huawei announced a major breakthrough in its research into lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, unveiling the world’s first long-lifespan graphene-assisted Li-ion battery able to withstand high temperatures.

The announcement was made by Watt Laboratory, an organization under Huawei’s Central Research Institute, at the 57th Battery Symposium held in Japan.

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Tesla’s battery cost lead perfectly illustrated in one simple chart | Electrek

Considering most specs about Tesla’s batteries are kept secret, it can sometimes be difficult to understand the company’s competitive advantage in this space. Experience and data are certainly important factors. Tesla was the first company to treat battery cells as a commodity and build large battery packs using thousands of common cylindrical li-ion battery cells. That was over a decade ago.< More

Considering most specs about Tesla’s batteries are kept secret, it can sometimes be difficult to understand the company’s competitive advantage in this space. Experience and data are certainly important factors. Tesla was the first company to treat battery cells as a commodity and build large battery packs using thousands of common cylindrical li-ion battery cells. That was over a decade ago.< More

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Huawei’s new graphene Li-ion battery is one cool customer | MobileSyrup.com

Huawei announced a major breakthrough in its research into Li-ion batteries, unveiling the world’s first long-lifespan graphene-assisted Li-ion battery able to withstand high temperatures. The announcement was made by Watt Laboratory, an organization under Huawei’s Central Research Institute, at the 57th Battery Symposium held in Japan.
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Huawei announced a major breakthrough in its research into Li-ion batteries, unveiling the world’s first long-lifespan graphene-assisted Li-ion battery able to withstand high temperatures. The announcement was made by Watt Laboratory, an organization under Huawei’s Central Research Institute, at the 57th Battery Symposium held in Japan.
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Florida scientists create battery with 20 times the longevity of lithium-ion

Scientists at the University of Central Florida have made a battery breakthrough that could greater open up the potential of the e-bike market.

Creating a supercapacitor battery prototype, the researchers have brought to fruition a cell that lasts “20 times longer” than an ordinary lithium-ion cell.

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Scientists at the University of Central Florida have made a battery breakthrough that could greater open up the potential of the e-bike market.

Creating a supercapacitor battery prototype, the researchers have brought to fruition a cell that lasts “20 times longer” than an ordinary lithium-ion cell.

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UC Irvine Accidentally Invents a Battery that Lasts Forever – The Drive

What do Viagra, popsicles, Corn Flakes, Ivory soap, the kitchen microwave, and champagne have in common? They were all discovered by accident. Add ultra-long-lasting nanowire batteries to that list, thanks to a team of researchers at the University of California Irvine. The average laptop battery is rated anywhere from 300 to 500 charge cycles – completely full to completely empty to completely More

What do Viagra, popsicles, Corn Flakes, Ivory soap, the kitchen microwave, and champagne have in common? They were all discovered by accident. Add ultra-long-lasting nanowire batteries to that list, thanks to a team of researchers at the University of California Irvine. The average laptop battery is rated anywhere from 300 to 500 charge cycles – completely full to completely empty to completely More

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Tesla Battery: CEO Says New Battery Will Be ‘Best And Cheapest’ In The World : Auto News : Auto World News

Breaking a long silence on Tesla’s upcoming 2170 battery, CEO Elon Musk boasted in a conference call on Tuesday that not only would it be the world’s best cell, but the cheapest, too, according to Electrek.

All eyes are on the new battery as it aims to be the power behind the Tesla Energy products that the company unveiled last week. The battery cells will be produced with Tesl More

Breaking a long silence on Tesla’s upcoming 2170 battery, CEO Elon Musk boasted in a conference call on Tuesday that not only would it be the world’s best cell, but the cheapest, too, according to Electrek.

All eyes are on the new battery as it aims to be the power behind the Tesla Energy products that the company unveiled last week. The battery cells will be produced with Tesl More

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Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Battery Pack Is Efficient to Run over 500,000 Miles

The electric vehicles of Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) are known for their long-lasting battery life. Tesla CEO Elon Musk once said the company simulated a Tesla vehicle to travel over 500,000 miles, and the vehicle was still operating at a battery capacity of 80%.
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The electric vehicles of Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) are known for their long-lasting battery life. Tesla CEO Elon Musk once said the company simulated a Tesla vehicle to travel over 500,000 miles, and the vehicle was still operating at a battery capacity of 80%.
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New Method Increases Energy Density in Lithium Batteries

Yuan Yang, assistant professor of materials science and engineering at Columbia Engineering, has developed a new method to increase the energy density of lithium (Li-ion) batteries. He has built a trilayer structure that is stable even in ambient air, which makes the battery both longer lasting and cheaper to manufacture. The work, which may improve the energy density of lithium batteries by 10-30 More

Yuan Yang, assistant professor of materials science and engineering at Columbia Engineering, has developed a new method to increase the energy density of lithium (Li-ion) batteries. He has built a trilayer structure that is stable even in ambient air, which makes the battery both longer lasting and cheaper to manufacture. The work, which may improve the energy density of lithium batteries by 10-30 More

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Researchers Accidentally Make Batteries Last 400 Times Longer | Popular Science

Smartphones, tablets, and most other electronics rely on rechargeable batteries, but after a few thousand uses the batteries start to lose their ability to hold a charge. The batteries of today are mainly lithium, and over time that lithium corrodes inside the battery.
Instead of lithium, researchers at UC Irvine have used gold nanowires to store electricity, and have found that their system More

Smartphones, tablets, and most other electronics rely on rechargeable batteries, but after a few thousand uses the batteries start to lose their ability to hold a charge. The batteries of today are mainly lithium, and over time that lithium corrodes inside the battery.
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UltraCap Creates Revolutionary Lightweight Car Battery |

LONDON, U.K., Sept. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientists from London-based UltraCap Ltd. are in the final stages of developing a “green” solid state battery for electric vehicles that they claim will be 40 times lighter than current Lithium-Ion batteries. UltraCap founders, Professor Vladimir Krstic and Nico Van Dongen, say their new battery, the UltraCapacitor, will be able to charge More

LONDON, U.K., Sept. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientists from London-based UltraCap Ltd. are in the final stages of developing a “green” solid state battery for electric vehicles that they claim will be 40 times lighter than current Lithium-Ion batteries. UltraCap founders, Professor Vladimir Krstic and Nico Van Dongen, say their new battery, the UltraCapacitor, will be able to charge More

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Electrovaya Will Make Electric Car Batteries for Fortune 1000 Company

Canada’s Electrovaya said on Tuesday it signed an agreement to supply lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles to an original equipment maker, its second such deal with a NYSE-listed Fortune 1000 company.

The company, which did not name the buyer, said the latest project would start immediately, with large volume commercial production beginning in late 2017.

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Canada’s Electrovaya said on Tuesday it signed an agreement to supply lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles to an original equipment maker, its second such deal with a NYSE-listed Fortune 1000 company.

The company, which did not name the buyer, said the latest project would start immediately, with large volume commercial production beginning in late 2017.

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Hyperdrive secures supply of Nissan LEAF battery technology

Hyperdrive Innovation has become the first firm to sign a deal with Nissan to use the LEAF battery technology for its own commercial systems.

The Sunderland-based firm said on Tuesday it is now incorporating both new and used lithium-ion battery modules from Nissan in its intelligent battery systems, which are used to power electric vehicles and in home energy storage systems

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Hyperdrive Innovation has become the first firm to sign a deal with Nissan to use the LEAF battery technology for its own commercial systems.

The Sunderland-based firm said on Tuesday it is now incorporating both new and used lithium-ion battery modules from Nissan in its intelligent battery systems, which are used to power electric vehicles and in home energy storage systems

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Nissan Leaf battery technology opened up to third parties | Autocar

The Nissan Leaf’s battery technology is now available to other manufacturers, in a move that could open up the UK electric vehicle market.

Nissan has reached a deal with Sunderland firm Hyperdrive Innovation that will allow the Japanese manufacturer’s UK-made lithium ion battery technology to be used in Hyperdrive’s own commercial products.

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The Nissan Leaf’s battery technology is now available to other manufacturers, in a move that could open up the UK electric vehicle market.

Nissan has reached a deal with Sunderland firm Hyperdrive Innovation that will allow the Japanese manufacturer’s UK-made lithium ion battery technology to be used in Hyperdrive’s own commercial products.

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Silicon Valley and New York State bet on non-flammable electric vehicle battery company

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 29, 2016/PRNewswire/ — NOHMs Technologies, Inc. (NOHMs) raised Series B venture capital financing to commercialize non-flammable electric vehicle (EV) battery technology, with potential to reduce the incidence of electric vehicle battery fires.

“NanoLyte™ Electrolyte contains ionic liquids, which are non-flammable. By engineering the molecular structure, More

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 29, 2016/PRNewswire/ — NOHMs Technologies, Inc. (NOHMs) raised Series B venture capital financing to commercialize non-flammable electric vehicle (EV) battery technology, with potential to reduce the incidence of electric vehicle battery fires.

“NanoLyte™ Electrolyte contains ionic liquids, which are non-flammable. By engineering the molecular structure, More

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Dyson Commits $1.4 Billion for Battery Development

As electric-car maker Tesla beefs up its batteries and spins up a giant battery factory, a shadowy horse is moving up from behind. British vacuum magnate James Dyson tells Forbes that he will spend $1.4 billion over the next five years to build a battery factory and push battery technology forward, theoretically eclipsing Tesla’s existing tech.

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As electric-car maker Tesla beefs up its batteries and spins up a giant battery factory, a shadowy horse is moving up from behind. British vacuum magnate James Dyson tells Forbes that he will spend $1.4 billion over the next five years to build a battery factory and push battery technology forward, theoretically eclipsing Tesla’s existing tech.

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Tesla Packs More Energy Into Its Electric Car Batteries

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The new version of the Model S can drive 315 miles on a single charge.

Tesla plans to sell Model S and Model X electric cars with a battery pack option that squeezes more energy into the vehicles, giving them a longer driving range than previously offered and helping the cars accelerate more quickly.

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A Tesla Model S.
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The new version of the Model S can drive 315 miles on a single charge.

Tesla plans to sell Model S and Model X electric cars with a battery pack option that squeezes more energy into the vehicles, giving them a longer driving range than previously offered and helping the cars accelerate more quickly.

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Apple Car May Feature Revolutionary Hollow Battery – Gas 2

Reports out of South Korea suggest that if there is an Apple car — which Elon Musk calls the “worst kept secret in the world” — it may feature a revolutionary new battery cell that is hollow in the middle. Because lithium ion batteries tend to heat up from the center outward, especially during times of high current draw, the hollow center would permit cooling air to access the hottest part More

Reports out of South Korea suggest that if there is an Apple car — which Elon Musk calls the “worst kept secret in the world” — it may feature a revolutionary new battery cell that is hollow in the middle. Because lithium ion batteries tend to heat up from the center outward, especially during times of high current draw, the hollow center would permit cooling air to access the hottest part More

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Tesla vs LG vs Sony vs … storage goes head to head at new ACT test centre : Renew Economy

An ARENA funded residential battery storage trial that will test eight of the sector’s leading lithium-ion technologies, including the 6.4kWh Tesla Powerwall, is underway in Canberra.

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An ARENA funded residential battery storage trial that will test eight of the sector’s leading lithium-ion technologies, including the 6.4kWh Tesla Powerwall, is underway in Canberra.

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Tesla’s battery research partner shows potential new path for longer EV range and durability | Electrek

Last year, Tesla and Jeff Dahn’s battery-research group at Dalhousie University announced a new partnership that transitioned the group from their 20-year research agreement with 3M to a new association with Tesla under the newly formed ‘NSERC/Tesla Canada Industrial Research’.

While announced last year, the partnership only went into effect in June 2016. The group just released its f More

Last year, Tesla and Jeff Dahn’s battery-research group at Dalhousie University announced a new partnership that transitioned the group from their 20-year research agreement with 3M to a new association with Tesla under the newly formed ‘NSERC/Tesla Canada Industrial Research’.

While announced last year, the partnership only went into effect in June 2016. The group just released its f More

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Revolutionary i-Battery Technology for Apple’s Electric Cars – The Green Optimistic

Apple’s future electric car might have a revolutionary battery technology on board.

The competition in the world of technology is very tough. The major players like Apple, Google, and Samsung (and the rest of course), have been jumping over each other, submitting patents, and releasing new techs every other month (almost).

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Apple’s future electric car might have a revolutionary battery technology on board.

The competition in the world of technology is very tough. The major players like Apple, Google, and Samsung (and the rest of course), have been jumping over each other, submitting patents, and releasing new techs every other month (almost).

So, it is only logical that if there is Google car, and a S More

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Nissan plans to sell battery operations, in talks with Panasonic, others – Nikkei | Reuters

(Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co is discussing with Panasonic Corp and overseas companies including Chinese firms the possible sale of its controlling stake in a car battery manufacturing venture, the Nikkei daily reported on Friday.

The Japanese automaker wants to sell its 51 percent stake in Automotive Energy Supply Corporation, which is jointly owned by NEC Corp, because it would be ch More

(Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co is discussing with Panasonic Corp and overseas companies including Chinese firms the possible sale of its controlling stake in a car battery manufacturing venture, the Nikkei daily reported on Friday.

The Japanese automaker wants to sell its 51 percent stake in Automotive Energy Supply Corporation, which is jointly owned by NEC Corp, because it would be ch More

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Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA): Here’s Panasonic’s Impressive Machine For Cell Manufacturing

Throughout last week, Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) was giving factory tours with presentations at the Gigafactory for its grand opening. Although the automaker did not allow the media to take photos inside the lithium-ion battery factory, a group of VIPs was given permission to take pictures.

Electrek reported that some of those VIPs posted pictures of key machinery at the plant, which we More

Throughout last week, Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) was giving factory tours with presentations at the Gigafactory for its grand opening. Although the automaker did not allow the media to take photos inside the lithium-ion battery factory, a group of VIPs was given permission to take pictures.

Electrek reported that some of those VIPs posted pictures of key machinery at the plant, which we More

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