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Nickel-Metal-Hydride Batteries For Electric Cars? Energy Density Can Rise 10-Fold: Researchers

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The division is pretty clear: nickel-metal-hydride batteries are for use only in hybrids--at least those from Toyota, which has used more of the batteries than any other maker by far.

Yesterday's hybrid car is tomorrow's Energizer battery

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DON'T MISS: Nickel-Metal-Hydride Batteries For. That battery-powered alarm clock or flashlight in your house could very well contain a piece of an old hybrid car. Energizer now makes rechargeable AA and AAA batteries with four-percent recycled content, by weight. Manufacturing Batteries Recycling

Toyota Plugging in with Nickel Metal Hydride

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Well, surprise, surprise: "Toyota has the knowledge and experience with nickel metal hydride. Popular Mechanics got a look and briefing on Toyota's own plug-in Prius. And they said it couldn't or wouldn't be done. Or it would take Lithium to make it worthwhile. Actually achieved over 15 times greater range back in 1997.

Patent Fight Erupts Over Next-Generation Electric-Car Battery Chemistry

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RELATED: Nickel-Metal-Hydride. Electric cars may still make up just a tiny percentage of the vehicles on world roads, but the batteries that power them are already a big business. Green Argonne National Laboratory Batteries lawsuit plug-in cars research research and development

Is The Elusive 'Ideal' Electric-Car Battery Hiding In Plain Sight?

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DON'T MISS: Nickel-Metal-Hydride Batteries For. Andy Thomson is at the white-knuckled, breath-sucking end of his electric car’s range. His battery is almost flatlining. It’s minus 26 Celsius outside on the lonely road to North Bay, Ontario. Batteries lithium-ion battery pack research plug-in cars Lithium-air

Honda develops process to reuse rare earth metals extracted from old NiMH batteries for new NiMH batteries for hybrid vehicles

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has established what it says it is the first process to reuse rare earth metals extracted from old nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) batteries for new nickel-metal hydride batteries for use in hybrid vehicles. Honda’s process for recycling NiMH batteries. The new portion of the process is outlined in red.

No Li, Lithium Will Power SUVs

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If you own a hybrid SUV , there’s a very good chance it has nickel-metal hydride battery. But your next SUV may not.

No Li, Lithium Will Power SUVs

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If you own a hybrid SUV , there’s a very good chance it has nickel-metal hydride battery. But your next SUV may not.

Toyota delivers fuel cell bus to Tokyo Metropolitan Government; more than 100 planned by 2020 Olympics

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Nickel-metal hydride. The bus also uses a high-capacity external power supply system. Main specifications of Toyota FC Bus. Motor.

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NSF to award $13M to projects focused on electrochemical and organic photovoltaic systems

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Work on commercially available systems such as lead-acid and nickel-metal hydride batteries will not be considered by this program. The US National Science Foundation (NSF) will award more than $13 million to projects in the Energy for Sustainability program. Flow batteries for energy storage applications are also appropriate.

Nissan Goes Toyota One Better With Cooler-Looking Cargo Ship (Video)

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First Toyota retrofitted its Auriga Leader car transporter ship with a diesel hybrid powertrain, allowing some energy to be recaptured in a bank of nickel-metal-hydride batteries just like those used in its Prius and other hybrid cars. Call it the battle of the clean-car cargo ships.

Toyota details powertrain advances in Gen4 Prius; available E-Four system for all-wheel drive

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New Lithium-Ion or Nickel-Metal Hydride Hybrid Batteries. Engine. 2016 Toyota Prius 1.9 2ZR FXE cutaway. Click to enlarge. E-Four.

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Could the Prius be harmful to the environment?

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The controversy centres on its use of a nickel metal hydride battery. According to them, the nickel on the Toyota Prius battery is mined in Sudbury, Ontario and then it is smelted nearby where there are reports of damage to the environment. The nickel is then shipped to a refinery in Wales.

Honda to begin reuse of rare earth metals extracted from used NiMH batteries before year end; targeting extraction from motors and Li-ion batteries as well

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Flow of the reuse of rare earth metals Honda is striving to achieve. which has been extracting rare earth metals from used nickel-metal hydride batteries at the plant of Japan Metals & Chemicals Co., from April of this year, plans to begin reusing the extracted metals before the end of 2012. Product.

Sumitomo Metal Mining to boost production of NCA for Li-ion batteries by 38%; targeting Tesla Model 3

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SMM supplies the nickel-based material to Panasonic which builds the cells.). SMM is the only refiner of E-nickel and cobalt in Japan.

BASF acquires Ovonic Battery Company; NiMH leader to be part of BASF Battery Materials business unit

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Additionally, OBC is working on Proton-Ion (MH-Air) systems featuring a metal hydride anode and Ovonic alkaline fuel cell cathode.

BASF pitching NiMH batteries for grid energy storage applications

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BASF Battery Materials will discuss its latest improvements in Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) battery technology for grid energy storage applications at the 8 th International Renewable Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition (IRES 2013), being held 18-20 November 2013 in Berlin, Germany. Brief

Honda to reuse rare earth metal extracted from NiMH batteries in hybrids for hybrid vehicle motors

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has agreed with TDK Corporation and Japan Metals & Chemicals Co., Honda’s process for reusing extracted rare earth metal in motors.

Lux: 48 V micro-hybrid market will pass 7M vehicles in 2024; promising for LTO Li-ion batteries

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In 2024, just 8% of the market by dollar value will go to lead-carbon and nickel-zinc batteries, according to Lux. With 1.6 Click to enlarge.

Honda Recycles Hybrid Battery Packs Into Rare-Earth Metals For New Ones

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Honda is doing just that with the nickel-metal hydride batteries A popular myth among detractors of hybrid and electric vehicles is that the energy and materials that go into making batteries far outweighs any good they do under ownership.

The Hybrid SUV Pipeline

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20 years ago, we thought that the late-50′s through the late-60′s were the ‘Golden Era’ for cars. It comes trail-ready with 8.7

Ford cuts rare earth use by 227 tonnes a year

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Ford’s third generation hybrid system which sees nickel-metal hydride batteries replaced by lighter, more efficient lithium-ion batteries are expected to reduce the firm’s use of expensive and less-abundant rare earth minerals by up to 500,000 pounds a year (226.8 tonnes). Ford Hybrid cars hybrid

Panasonic to supply Li-ion battery cells for Ford’s hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles

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Panasonic is already supplying nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) battery cells and systems for hybrid electric vehicles to a growing number of automotive manufacturers around the world, including Ford Motor Company as well as lithium-ion battery cells and systems for hybrids, plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles. Click to enlarge.

ML450 Hybrid In ‘09 Looks Doubtful

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For starters, it is unclear if there will be nickel-metal hydride batteries for the ML 450. with a gas V-6.

Pike Research ranks LG Chem and Johnson Controls highest in new assessment of electric and hybrid vehicle Li-ion battery manufacturers

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Pike Pulse grid for automotive Li-ion manufacturers. Click to enlarge. —research director John Gartner. Pike’s Top 10. LG Chem. GS Yuasa. AESC.

Huge spike in lithium-ion battery sales predicted

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The report suggests that hybrid cars will be slow to move away from nickel-metal hydride batteries which have served them well so far. Though only $878million of lithium-ion batteries are expected to be sold next year, by 2015 the industry could be worth nearly $8billion a year. per cent of the world’s fleet in 2015.

Panasonic Group confirms it will supply Li-ion batteries for Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid

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The Panasonic Group will supply the lithium-ion batteries for Toyota Motor Corporation’s Prius Plug-in Hybrid. Earlier post.) Click to enlarge.

Anderman report sees strongest growth for full-hybrid systems; Li-ion batteries for hybrids may be in short supply

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All four produce prismatic cells with nickel-based cathodes, a design favored by the HEV industry leaders Toyota, Ford, and Honda. Source: AAB.

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Honda finds second life for vital rare earth metals

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Japanese carmaker Honda has already worked out how to extract rare earth metals from used nickel-metal hydride batteries (pictured): and now it expects to start reusing them before the end of the year. Green cars Honda Latest news green cars rare earth metals recycle

Toyota anticipates 2016 Prius at 52 mpg combined, 56 mpg with Eco grade

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Toyota anticipates that the 2016 Prius ( earlier post ) will deliver fuel economy ratings of 54 MPG city / 50 MPG highway / 52 MPG combined. Hybrids

Toyota Motor to sell electricity management system using recycled NiMH vehicle batteries to Toyota dealers in Japan

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Starting this April, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) will sell an electricity management system that uses recycled nickel-metal hydride batteries from hybrid vehicles to Toyota vehicle dealers throughout Japan. The 10 kWh systems will be sold via TMC’s energy business company, Toyota Turbine and Systems Inc., Brief

Panasonic develops 12V NiMH energy recovery system for start-stop vehicles; aims to double fuel economy improvement rate of start-stop systems

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The 12V Energy Recovery System, which is designed to be connected in parallel with the main lead-acid battery, is based on new D-size nickel metal hydride (NiMH) battery cells. Concept of the 12V Energy Recovery System for start-stop. Click to enlarge. The main lead-acid battery is often placed in the engine compartment.

University of Illinois licenses StructurePore cathode technology to Xerion for commercialization of the ultra-rapid charging technology

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The team achieved rates of up to 400C and 1,000C for lithium-ion and nickel-metal hydride chemistries, respectively (where a 1C rate represents a one-hour complete charge or discharge), enabling fabrication of a lithium-ion battery that can be 90% charged in 2 minutes. Earlier post.). The benefits to each sector are obvious.

Lux: Panasonic has 39% share of plug-in vehicle batteries, thanks to its deal with Tesla

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Panasonic jumps to top of the plug-in vehicle battery leaderboard, overtaking NEC and LG Chem. Source: Lux Research. Click to enlarge.

Honda to reuse rare earth metals contained in used parts

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and the Japan Metals & Chemicals Co., have developed a process to extract rare earth metals from various used parts in Honda products, in an actual mass-production process at a recycling plant, not an experimental process. However, the successful stabilization of the extraction process at the plant of Japan Metals & Chemicals Co.,

Toyota Motor and partners start NiMH battery-to-battery recycling in Japan

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Toyota Chemical Engineering), Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Sumitomo Metal Mining) and Primearth EV Energy Co., PEVE, formerly Panasonic EV Energy) have launched what they say is the first business to recycle nickel in used hybrid-vehicle nickel-metal-hydride batteries for use in new nickel-metal-hydride batteries.

Toyota Accelerates Switch To Lithium-Ion Batteries, Still Lags Others

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Toyota is one of few automakers still using nickel-metal hydride batteries in its hybrid vehicles, but that could change for its next generation vehicles. Reuters reports that the company aims to boost production of more common lithium-ion technology by six times for its future products.

Hybrid Battery Inventor Stanford Ovshinsky Dies At 89

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But if you’ve ever driven a Toyota Prius Hybrid, or any number of all-electric cars with nickel-metal hydride battery packs, you’ll have used the revolutionary battery

US Naval Research Lab scientists developing ionic liquid batteries

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The use of these electrolytes suggests the potential for new types of rechargeable systems, such as replacement electrolytes in nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) batteries, or even the standard lead-acid battery. The root of this work began during standard corrosion studies of different metals in ionic liquids. Source: NRL.

Study outlines supply chain challenges for lithium

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As China has demonstrated in recent years with rare-earth elements, a major raw material for nickel-metal hydride batteries, a country that supplies a resource can greatly affect the country that receives the resource. —Ona Egbue. The US is a major importer of lithium. —Ona Egbue. Brief