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Under the skin: Solid-state batteries could be EV game-raisers

SSBs do away with the flammable liquid electrolyte, which is the main fire hazard in traditional batteries Until now, car manufacturers have been a little vague about the details of their EV batteries. At cell level, most are relying heavily on traditional cell suppliers, such as LG Chem or Sanyo, but Volkswagen has recently... go to Article >

Slow charge times are driving away potential electric car buyers. These 5 startups are creating the fast charging batteries that could win them over.

6 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementEven as the global auto industry hurtles toward a future full of electric vehicles, pushed along by regulators alarmed by internal combustion's role in the climate crisis, the consumers who'll need to make the switch... read more

In defence of net zero

6 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Concerns about the efficacy of net zero targets are justified, but could condemnation of the concept from Greta Thunberg and others inadvertently serve to undermine efforts to decarbonise? "The enemy of a good plan is the... read more

34 thoughtful graduation gifts under $100 for the class of 2021

29 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

  Summary List Placement As soon-to-be-grads experience the complicated feelings of finishing a chapter of their lives, their parents, relatives, and loved ones are right there alongside them to celebrate it all. Your new grad could be... read more

Honda E 2021 long-term review

24 Days ago Motors Source: Autocar.co.uk

Honda’s electric supermini has its charms, but what’s it like to live with? Let’s find out Why we ran it: To see if the E has the everyday usability to match its desirability, despite its relatively short range Month 5 - Month 4 - Month 3 -... read more

The CEO of a battery startup backed by Bill Gates VW reveals how he'll scale to supply an electric car market set to explode in the next 5 years

56 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementIn recent decades, the traditional lithium ion battery has been the power source of choice for the slowly growing electric vehicle market. But with the arrival of EVs starting to accelerate, that dominance may soon fade... read more

Analysis: Chips are down for car makers as shortage continues

48 Days ago Motors Source: Autocar.co.uk

Global car production will fall this year due to the shortage of chips Manufacturers plot an end to semiconductor chip crisis that has stalled car production Car manufacturers facing shortages of vital semiconductor chips are hurriedly... read more

Mercedes-Benz EQC vs W124: Hello Grandpa

54 Days ago Motors Source: Autocarindia.com

Tired of hearing the words COVID and test in the same sentence? We have something different for you . . . .a DNA test. Ladies and gentlemen, say hello to the Mercedes EQC, the German luxury car maker’s first pure-electric car. Now, this... read more

Taking charge: VW ID 4 and Ford Mustang Mach-e meet Polestar 2

33 Days ago Motors Source: Autocar.co.uk

Can automotive juggernauts Volkswagen and Ford beat the EV specialists at their own game? Well, that felt quick. It seems like only yesterday that the original Nissan Leaf and the Peugeot iOn first emerged, their tiny batteries and puny... read more

Under the skin: How Stanford is lightening EV batteries via lithium

167 Days ago Motors Source: Autocar.co.uk

Lithium ion batteries that are lighter and less likely to catch fire could make recycling cheaper The university has come up with a new cell design that is lighter and also less flammable In a decade or two, we’ll all probably look back and... read more

Under the skin: How Stanford is lightening EV batteries via lithium

171 Days ago Motors Source: Autocar.co.uk

Lithium ion batteries that are lighter and less likely to catch fire could make recycling cheaper The university has come up with a new cell design that is lighter and also less flammable In a decade or two, we’ll all probably look back and... read more