Kokam Battery Company has unveiled a new expandable lithium ion battery system that can scale from 7.1 kWh to 1.5 MWh to fit the needs of virtually any electric vehicle.
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Luke Workman, a prolific and innovative inventor, says that using the skin of an airplane as part of a battery may be the key to making an electric airplane that can transport people and cargo over long distances and at high speeds.
A recent report from Argonne Lab says that battery powertrains will not achieve parity with gasoline engines when it comes to energy density and efficiency until 2045.
Volkswagen expects to have electric cars with 370 mile range available by 2020, though just what they will cost is another matter entirely.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory has made anodes from artificial carbon black derived from recycled tires, boosting battery performance.
Tokyo School of Engineering has created a lithium ion battery with 7 times the energy density, which could mean much longer range EVs.
With another 24 Hours of Le Mans race in the history books, it is time to look to the future, again. A unique, hydrogen-powered racer from Green GT will make its 2012 track debut. Is this the future of Le Mans? As part of an attempt to “green” its image, the world’s premier endurance racing […]