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PPG Partners With SiNode Systems for EV Battery Technology Focused On High-Energy Anode Materials

PPG Partners With SiNode Systems for EV Battery Technology Focused On High-Energy Anode Materials

PPG Industries Inc. announced it has entered into a partnership with advanced materials company SiNode Systems to accelerate the commercialization of high-energy anode materials for advanced battery applications in electric vehicles.

Eric Walz2017-11-17 15:14 PT

BorgWarner's Leading 48-Volt Technologies Electrify Vehicles for Better Efficiency

BorgWarner's Leading 48-Volt Technologies Electrify Vehicles for Better Efficiency

BorgWarner, a global leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles, foresees a global shift in propulsion demands with EVs and hybrid vehicles.

Eric Walz2017-09-12 15:05 PT

Renault Installs Charging Stations Powered by Used EV Batteries

Renault Installs Charging Stations Powered by Used EV Batteries

French automaker, Renault, has deployed EV fast-charging stations that are powered by used electric vehicle batteries.

Mia Bevacqua2017-09-11 18:00 PT

Solid Power Looking to Create Advanced Solid State Batteries

Solid Power Looking to Create Advanced Solid State Batteries

Colorado-based company Solid Power is looking to create the next generation of batteries, which will ditch traditional liquid in favor of ones that use a solid ion-conducting material.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-09-09 10:00 PT

Battery Management Systems Influenced by Vehicle Design and the Grid

Battery Management Systems Influenced by Vehicle Design and the Grid

As electric vehicles flourish, battery management systems must take both vehicle design and the nation's electric grid into consideration.

Mia Bevacqua2017-09-08 11:05 PT

Second-life, Mobile Battery Stations Could Improve EV Charging

Second-life, Mobile Battery Stations Could Improve EV Charging

In Europe, Renault is pioneering second-life battery solutions through the E-STOR system. The business sold over 24,000 EVs in the region during 2015. Now it needs supporting infrastructure to keep the cars going.

Michael Cheng2017-09-08 09:00 PT

SK Innovation’s New EV Batteries Extends Range and Performance

SK Innovation’s New EV Batteries Extends Range and Performance

“NCM 811 batteries will help extend the driving range of EVs up to 500 kilometers. The company will also develop new batteries that can provide a range of more than 700 kilometers by 2020."

Michael Cheng2017-09-06 15:00 PT

48 Volt: Life-Support for the Internal Combustion Engine

48 Volt: Life-Support for the Internal Combustion Engine

With governments such as Britain and France calling for restrictions on ICE (internal combustion engine) powered vehicles from 2040, new 48 volt electrical systems may just give the ailing technology a new lease on life.

Peter Els2017-08-30 16:27 PT

Is 2170 Tesla’s Magic Number?

Is 2170 Tesla’s Magic Number?

A closer look at Tesla's Model 3 Battery Technology

Peter Els2017-08-19 11:58 PT

Battery Expert Predicts Low-Cost Long-Range Batteries Will Soon Make EVs Viable

Battery Expert Predicts Low-Cost Long-Range Batteries Will Soon Make EVs Viable

A respected industry consultant is predicting that EV battery prices will come down sufficiently in the next five to seven years to make electric vehicles viable from a cost, driving range and supporting infrastructure standpoint.

Eric Walz2017-08-11 17:28 PT