Graphite Mining Linked To EVs Causing Major Pollution In China

An increase in pollution caused by graphite mines throughout China has led to more than 50 of the mines and processing plants being shut down.

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New Battery Tech Charges120x Faster Than Normal

The main holdup for electric vehicles is their limited use, bookended by the fact that the typical EV can’t even go 100 miles between charges, and echarging many EVs requires hours even on a larger Level 2 charger. But a group of Korean scientists have reportedly developed a lithium-ion battery that can be recharged between 100 and 120 times faster than current battery technology. In other words, you could recharge a car like the Nissan Leaf in about one minute.

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