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Ionblox raises $24 million in Series B funding for its aviation-capable battery cells

Battery cell producer Ionblox (previously known as Zenlabs Energy) has closed a $24-million Series B funding round with investors including Applied Ventures, Catalus Capital, and Lilium, the developer of an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. The company will use the investment to continue scaling operations and increasing manufacturing capabilities. Earlier this year, Ionblox… Read more »

Advanced Material Solutions For Automotive Power Module Applications

In recent years, high power electronics have become one of the fastest growing market segments of the semiconductor industry. Power electronic modules used therein are typically operating at high voltage and high current density and must cope with high temperatures and harsh conditions. The demand for higher efficiency of electrical drive systems in e-mobility, meaning… Read more »

Today’s EV engineering webinar schedule: Wednesday, April 6th

Charged is hosting a virtual conference on EV engineering that’s free to attend and it starts today. The conference includes live webinar sessions with interactive Q&As and on-demand webinars. View the daily session schedule online here. All of the live sessions will be recorded and available to view after the broadcasts. You can access the… Read more »

Trends And Challenges On The Road To EV Charging Infrastructure Implementation

Leading technologists from academia, industry and materials development will share their insight and experience about the development realities and opportunities for fast and ultra-fast EV charging technology. The webinar will span many topics, including: Technical Solutions Enabling Fast and Ultra-Fast Charging Systems– Transition to silicon-carbide power electronics– Liquid-cooled charging cables– Modularity in low-voltage and high-voltage… Read more »

Amprius’s Si-Nanowire anode shortens charging time

Battery manufacturer Amprius Technologies is on a mission to reduce EV charging times. The company’s Amprius Extreme Fast Charge feature is enabled by its proprietary Si-Nanowire anode, which is thinner and lighter than conventional graphite anodes, and has much higher conductivity due to the high electrical continuity between silicon and the current collector. The Si-Nanowire… Read more »

GaN Systems and EPowerlab partner on new DC/DC converter

GaN Systems and engineering services firm EPowerlabs have partnered to develop a high-density DC/DC power converter (DDC48-1K) for a wide range of 48 V mobility applications for consumer, industrial and automotive customers. The companies say the new GaN converter is smaller and lighter than standard converters.  The converter’s input range is 24-60 VDC, and the… Read more »

Today’s EV engineering webinar schedule: Thursday, October 21

Charged is hosting a virtual conference on EV engineering that’s free to attend this week. The conference includes live webinar sessions with interactive Q&As and on-demand webinars. View the daily session schedule online here. All of the live sessions will be recorded and available to view after the broadcasts. You can access the recorded videos… Read more »

A lesson in innovation: VW’s Herbert Diess invites Tesla’s Elon Musk to an internal conference

A few weeks ago, Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess called 120 top-level executives to company HQ for a crisis meeting, at which he announced a series of measures to help his company catch up with Tesla. More recently, Diess went a step further, inviting Tesla CEO Elon Musk to address 200 Volkswagen executives via a… Read more »