Best Source Of Lithium To Make Batteries May Lie At Bottom Of Volcanic Lakes

Lithium is critical to making the batteries that will enable the transition to renewable energy, but it is in short supply and competition is fierce. Researchers at Stanford think they have the answer to finding deposits in the US.

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Electric Car Battery With 300 Mile Range, 5 Minute Charging Time. It’s Possible, Says Israeli Company

Israeli company StoreDot says it has created a battery with 300 miles of range that can recharge in 5 minutes. If true, the EV revolution is over and the future is now.

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Solid-State Battery May Be Next Great Leap Forward In Technology

John Goodenough and researchers at the University of Texas say they have invented a solid state battery with higher energy density than a lithium ion battery. It also charges faster, works at low temperatures, and won’t burst into flames. Should we be excited yet?

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Lucid Motors Picks Samsung SDI For Its Battery Supplier

Lucid Motors has picked Samsung SDI to supply it with advanced lithium ion batteries it says have a higher energy density and greater resistance to damage from frequent high power charging. It hopes to build its first production cars in 2018.

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