Scientists have unveiled details of a prototype design for a new, lithium-ion battery that features a three dimensional interior architecture.
Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute are developing software that simulates lithium-ion batteries in hopes of improving efficiency in electric vehicles.
In the heart of the Rust Belt, a company wins a state grant to move forward on a lithium-ion system for storing up to 1 megawatt of renewably produced power.
The largest plug-in electric-hybrid yacht ever comes with a lithium-ion battery pack, regenerated by wind power, that quietly powers thrust and amenities.
A study calculated the life-cycle impact of the lithium ion batteries in electric vehicles and finds that their impact relies largely on electricity sources.
An MIT researcher recently presented findings indicating that the M13 bacteriophage could be used to develop clothing that produces electricity.
Nissan has broken ground on a U.S.-based battery production plant for its upcoming Leaf electric car which will sit alongside another plant being converted for production of the rest of the vehicle.
Have an itch to scratch about building your own body design for a cool electric vehicle? A company named Trexa is offering up a customizable electric vehicle platform to help you scratch.
Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s Argonne Laboratory are working on developing the lithium-air battery, a technology that promises to store nearly as much energy as gasoline–but results are nowhere in sight.
General Motors recently announced that it has converted an empty facility in Michigan to a production-ready lithium ion battery manufacturing site, setting the stage for production of the 2011 Chevy Volt.