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NEC has developed a next generation manganese lithium-ion battery prototype featuring cathodes that support high voltage operations and an electrolyte solution that improves the stability of high voltage operations.
10 October, 2012 12:35:00Ford Motor Company demonstrated a prototype carbon fiber bonnet that could help lower fuel consumption.
09 October, 2012 12:35:00Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have developed sophisticated estimation algorithms that allow lithium-ion batteries to run more efficiently, potentially reducing their cost by 25 percent and allowing the batteries to charge twice as fast as is currently possible.
05 October, 2012 01:08:00Denso Corporation has developed a lithium-ion battery pack that further increases the fuel efficiency of vehicles with stop/start systems.
27 September, 2012 04:07:00Scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) are developing a process to extract carbon dioxide and produce hydrogen gas from seawater, subsequently catalytically converting the carbon dioxide and hydrogen into jet fuel by a gas-to-liquids process.
21 September, 2012 01:19:00Honda Motor Co. today announced Toshiba’s participation in the demonstration testing of the smart home system that Honda has been conducting in the city of Saitama.
14 September, 2012 02:28:00Ford’s third-generation hybrid system, which replaces nickel-metal-hydride batteries with new lighter, more efficient lithium-ion batteries, could reduce the company’s use of expensive, less-abundant rare earth metals by up to 500,000 pounds a year.
12 September, 2012 02:24:00Partners from German science and the automotive and supply industry will research over the next three years how the safety of lithium ion batteries can be further improved for electric and hybrid vehicles.
12 September, 2012 12:56:00UQM Technologies will display its newest product for vehicle electrification September 18-19, 2012, at the Hybrid, Electric and Advanced Truck Users Forum (HTUF) national conference and expo in Charlotte, NC.
29 August, 2012 01:24:00Coulomb Technologies ChargePoint has been named as a 2013 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum.
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