Month: October 2019

Explore the Battery Revolution!

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to John Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino for the development of lithium-ion batteries. To celebrate the award, Nature Research presents this Collection including publications from the prize winners, and further research and review content focused on Li-ion batteries, and beyond — work that is…
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11th October 2019 0

EUROBAT urges EU to broaden support for all battery technologies

Charge the Future lead battery campaign launched to highlight EU’s battery dominance in view of Europe’s decarbonisation ambition The EU needs to fast-track support for all battery technologies and nurture home-grown businesses if it wants to be a world leader in green technologies, according to EUROBAT, the Association of European Automotive and Industrial Battery Manufacturers.…
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10th October 2019 0

Polestar Reveals Pricing Details For Its Battery Electric Sedan. Are You Sitting Down?

The all-electric Polestar 2 is a 5-door sedan/crossover car with up to 350 miles | 563 kilometres of the range that the company says is meant to be Volvo’s answer to the Tesla Model 3. It may be a great car (we won’t find out for sure until production begins next year), but Polestar has…
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9th October 2019 0

Electric car charging firms agree on si​ngle subscription model

Nine charging firms in the UK and Nordic countries will allow drivers to access their networks via a single subscription A number of major electric carcharging companies have signed a pledge agreeing to let drivers access their respective networks in the UK, Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland charge their cars via a single subscription. The nine…
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7th October 2019 0

Bolivia in push to become global battery industrial hotspot

Bolivia’s lithium reserves are centred around the salt flats scattered between the southwest cities of Uyuni, Potosí and Oruro. Image credit: Damien Ramos / Flickr Bolivia will try and capitalise on its large lithium reserves to set up an industrial ecosystem around batteries and other storage technologies, according to a top government official. The country’s…
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4th October 2019 0