Hyundai Invests In Solid State Batteries

Hyundai Invests In Solid State Batteries

More and more car manufacturers are entering the race to develop and offer solid-based batteries in their electric vehicles. Hyundai announced that it is...

Carbon Nanotubes Making Printable Supercapacitors Possible

Printed solar panels are now a reality due to special dyes. But who ever thought of printed batteries? Research in the field of supercapacitors has brought this innovation into question, and, with the help of the almighty carbon nanotubes, printable supercapacitors have now been realized. They perform just as well as other supercapacitors, but excel in lightness and flexibility.

Lightning GT: Britain's Competitor to Tesla's Roadster

Just a few months ago I was presenting the Tesla Roadster as a pioneer in electric vehicles. And it surely is. It does 60mph...

Gas and Battery-Powered Cars to Have Equal Energy Densities Within 30 Years

Although the energy density of automotive batteries has yet to match the energy density of gasoline, the Argonne National Lab paints a bright future...
A Carbon-Fiber Supercapacitor Trunk Lid For Better Fuel Economy [Note that it's practically weightless!]

Spiral Effect – Volvo Structural Batteries Increase Fuel Economy

Better than eighteen months ago, Volvo Car Group started a project that was meant to start a spiral of increasing fuel economy, starting with...
Various Lithium-Ion Battery Technologies

Toyota Solid-State Lithium-Ion Battery Hits 400 Wh/L

While Toyota is working hard to bring its hydrogen fuel cell cars to fruition, they haven’t left lithium-ion battery technology entirely. Even though most of...

Seeo Presents 300 Watt-Hour/Kg Solid Polymer Electrolyte Battery

Lithium-ion batteries are used in all the gadgets that surround us, and in the forthcoming electric cars. New versions of them are on their way, and one month after another brings news about new emerging technologies.

Sugar Might Power Batteries, According to Japanese Researchers

Robust, cheap and with high energy-storage capacity- this is the description of the desired Li-ion rechargeable batteries.  In some countries, however, in order to...

Sun Catalytix’s Grid-Connected Flow Batteries Promise Cheap Energy Storage

Sun Catalytix, a company which spun out of MIT in 2009 to bring a low-cost catalyst to the market, has changed its main goal...

Ebay’s New Data Center To Rely on Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Can you imagine a company the size and importance of ebay having one if its data centers rely on hydrogen? Well, you better...