A123 Systems (Nasdaq: AONE) announced today that it will replace battery modules built at the company’s Livonia, Michigan factory, because they may contain defective prismatic cells.
With a range of around 130 km (81 miles), the E-CELL is designed for short routes involving numerous stops.
The Boston-based specialty chemical company announced the launch of the new LITX50™ carbon conductive additive, designed to increase the power and energy of lithium-ion batteries.
Envia Systems announced today that a test sponsored by ARPA-E has verified the company’s impressive claims for its new battery cells. Envia’s prototype juice boxes have achieved an energy density of 400 Watt-hours/kilogram – the highest ever recorded for a rechargeable lithium-ion cell. We’ll leave the hyperbole to the marketing folks, and settle for a… Read more »
Upcoming models that will use Panasonic cells include the Fusion and C-Max hybrids, as well as the Fusion Energi and C-Max Energi PHEVs.
The new facility, which is being built in partnership with Mitsubishi, will make batteries for the i-MiEV (sold in the US as the i, and in France as the Peugeot iOn and Citroën C-ZERO)
The yearly Edison Awards recognize new inventions and developments in a wide range of categories. Several EV-related products are finalists this year, including the Fisker Karma, the Ford Focus Electric, and Ecotality’s Blink Level 2 charger. Winners will be announced April 26. KLD Energy Technologies has a new electric motor system that was named as… Read more »
The company uses proprietary processing technology to build nanostructured carbon materials with ultra-high surface areas and ultra-high purity levels.
The developed methods could be a powerful set of tools for various aspects of battery development and testing.
Lithium ion batteries – we EV boosters love ‘em (though we wish they could be a bit lighter and a lot cheaper). EV party-poopers hate ‘em, telling anyone who will listen that they’re bound to explode, stop working after a year or two, or maybe even channel mind-controlling signals from hippy Communist aliens. Everyone agrees… Read more »