UCR researchers find commercial fast-charging damages EV batteries, propose new internal-resistance-based technique

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To remedy this, the researchers have developed a method for charging at lower temperatures with less risk of catastrophic damage and loss of storage capacity. However, improper employment of fast charging can damage the battery and bring safety hazards.

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Argonne researchers identify another reason why fast-charging degrades the performance of Li-ion batteries

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A new study by researchers from Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign seeking to identify the reasons that cause the performance of fast-charged lithium-ion batteries to degrade in EVs has found interesting chemical behavior of the anode as the battery is charged and discharged. Fast charging of LIB cells can degrade their energy and power performance characteristics. Batteries Electric (Battery

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Porsche planning on silicon-anode batteries; own fast-charging network

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Porsche is researching high-performance batteries with silicon instead of graphite anodes in order to achieve an even higher energy density and better fast-charging capability. The new batteries will be produced in Europe and initially used in limited-production, high-performance vehicles and in customer motorsport. Porsche is also planning its own fast-charging stations along the most important European major highways and motorways. Batteries

Amprius Technologies announces extreme fast charge capability of 80% charge in 6 minutes

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Amprius Technologies, a developer of silicon anode Li-ion battery cells, announced a charging rate of six minutes to 80% from 0% state of charge. The very low tortuosity of the Si-Nanowire anode structure also facilitates Extreme Fast Charge. Batteries Market Background

JAIST researchers develop promising anode material for ultrafast charging

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To overcome the slow charging times of conventional lithium-ion batteries, scientists from Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST) have developed a new anode material for lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) that allows for ultrafast charging.

First charging station for EVs using second-life batteries from Irizar e-mobility is in service

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The first charging station for EVs that uses energy storage based on second-life batteries from Irizar e-mobility is up and running. Irizar e-mobility and Ibil earlier signed a collaboration agreement to give a second life to electric bus batteries.

StoreDot extreme fast-charging batteries

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StoreDot extreme fast-charging batteries charges in 5 minutes . For an electric vehicle, one of the major challenges is charging time. But a company called StoreDot from Israel successful in charging an electric scooter battery in Just 5 minutes.

Nupur Recyclers to set up 200 EV charging stations & battery swapping stations 

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Nupur Recyclers to set up 200 EV charging stations & battery swapping stations . The company plans to set up 200 charging points and several batteries swapping stations in association with EVI Technologies.

U Mich team develops 1,000-cycle lithium-sulfur battery

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A University of Michigan team has shown that a network of aramid nanofibers, recycled from Kevlar, can enable lithium-sulfur batteries to overcome their Achilles heel of cycle life, delivering an estimated 1,000 real-world cycles. Positively charged lithium ions, however, could pass freely.

ARBOC launches its first fully-accessible, battery-electric low-floor bus: Equess CHARGE

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introduced its battery-electric low-floor purpose-built bus: the Equess CHARGE. Extended range configurations allow for up to 437 kWh battery capacity with anticipated transit ranges of approximately 230 miles on a single charge. Bus Electric (Battery

Volkswagen outlines coming changes to charging for its EVs

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Charging and energy are becoming a core business for Volkswagen; the company is building a universal and seamless eco-system for charging its electric models. models and soon also with the technology of bidirectional charging. Charging at home.

Electrify America reaches 30MW in installed battery energy storage at 140 DC-fast charging stations across the US; behind-the-meter grid services

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Electrify America has installed onsite, behind-the-meter battery energy storage systems (BESS) at more than 140 ultra-fast DC charging stations around the country, including more than 90 installations in California. Electric (Battery) Infrastructure

Battery storage allows more flexibility for DC fast-charging station locations

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Finding new locations for DC fast-charging stations can be complicated, but Electrify America believes onsite battery storage can provide more flexibility. charging

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EV battery test simulation technique helps OEM overcome fast-charge challenge

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Advanced engineering company D2H Advanced Technologies has delivered a project for a major vehicle manufacturer that solves a known charging issue with a production electric vehicle (EV). Batteries Simulation Vehicle Manufacturers

Researchers find annealing significantly reduces interface resistance in all-solid-state-batteries

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All-solid-state lithium batteries could address a number of the shortcomings of conventional lithium-ion batteries in advanced applications such as in electric vehicles, which demand high energy densities, fast charging, and long cycle lives.

Motor Coach Industries unveils its first battery-electric luxury coach in the N American market: J4500 CHARGE

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NFI Group subsidiary Motor Coach Industries (MCI) has unveiled the new zero-emission, battery-electric J4500 CHARGE coach. The 544 kWh pack uses XALT cells and supports a charge rate of 150 kW. Bus Electric (Battery

Volkswagen Group Components previews mobile charging robot

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Volkswagen Group Components provided the first glimpse of the prototypes of its mobile charging robot. This is one of the visionary charging concepts that Volkswagen hopes will expand the charging infrastructure over the next few years. Electric (Battery) Infrastructure Robotic

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Biden Administration releases EV Charging Action Plan

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As one of the results of the $1-trillion infrastructure bill signed into law in November, the Biden Administration released an EV Charging Action Plan to outline steps federal agencies are taking to support developing and deploying chargers across the country. The law includes $5 billion in formula funding for states with a goal to build a national charging network of 500,000 public chargers; 10% is set-aside each year to provide grants to States to help fill gaps in the network.

3D solid-state battery startup LionVolt closes €4M seed round

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European 3D solid-state battery start-up LionVolt successfully closed a seed round of €4 million, bringing its total funding this year to more than €5 million. The battery that LionVolt is developing is based on 3D technology and solid-state layers. 3D solid-state battery (3DSSB).

AKASOL introducing Gen 3 battery systems with increased energy density

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AKASOL AG is introducing its third generation of battery systems manufactured in series production. The ultra-high energy battery system will be manufactured in the Gigafactory 1 in Darmstadt from 2023. Batteries Electric (Battery

Volkswagen Group presents technology roadmap for batteries and charging

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The Volkswagen Group presented its technology roadmap for batteries and charging up to 2030 today on its first “Power Day”. The goal of the roadmap is to reduce the complexity and cost of the battery significantly in order to make the electric car attractive and viable for as many people as possible. At the same time, the Group is aiming to secure the supply of battery cells beyond 2025. Expanding the global fast-charging network.

Nio and Shell partner for battery swapping and charging stations, in Europe and China

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Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell and Chinese EV firm Nio last week announced a cooperative agreement to expand charging and battery swapping stations in Europe and China. charging

SsangYong EV Homecharging with EO Charging, MINI Electric Near Doubled, India Battery Scheme–Reliance, Ola Electric, Mahindra

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Using cloud charging data to estimate EV battery life

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A team from the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, with colleagues from Tsinghua University and China Electric Power Research Institute, have developed a method to estimate EV battery life based on cloud data. Batteries Electric (Battery

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Ford and Purdue developing charging station cable that can deliver increased current for faster charging

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Ford and Purdue University researchers are working to develop a new, patent-pending charging station cable that could combine with in-development vehicle charging technology, making it even easier for people to transition to EVs with seamless re-charging. Today, chargers are limited in how quickly they can charge an EV’s battery due to the danger of overheating. Charging faster requires more current to travel through the charging cable.

StoreDot shipping A-series samples of extreme fast charge batteries for EVs

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StoreDot, the developer of extreme fast charging (XFC) battery technology for electric vehicles, has become the first company to manufacture silicon-dominant anode XFC cell technologies, ready for electric vehicles, on a production line. In a crucial step towards production at scale of technologies that will decrease electric vehicle charging times by half, A-Series Samples of XFC pouch cells have been produced by StoreDot’s manufacturing partner EVE Energy.

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MCI launches new D series and unveils battery-electric commuter coach: D45 CRT LE CHARGE

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Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a subsidiary of NFI Group, unveiled its new battery-electric commuter coach, the D45 CRT LE CHARGE, and also launched its new D series of coaches. Bus Electric (Battery

Mercedes-Benz eVito panel van receives updated powertrain and battery

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Benz eVito Tourer, the eVito panel van will also receive a comprehensive update of its electric powertrain and a new battery with an usable capacity of 60 kWh from the beginning of December. Benz eVito panel van has a water-cooled AC on-board charger with a charging capacity of max.

Volkswagen’s new European charging service has 150K+ public charging points

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Volkswagen is rolling out its own charging service to coincide with the market launch of the ID. With We Charge, customers will be able to charge their electric vehicles at more than 150,000 public charging points all over Europe.

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Atom Power launches PUPRL EV charging solution; charging directly from circuit breaker

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Atom Power, manufacturer of the first and only UL-listed solid-state digital circuit breaker, launched PURPL, Atom Power’s EV charging solution that charges vehicles directly from the circuit breaker and incorporates novel energy management technology to keep electricity costs low.

Wireless Charging, Price Drops in Lithium-Ion Batteries, EV Fetch Car Sharing

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StoreDot reveals fast-charging 4680 cylindrical cell with ability to be fully-charged in 10 minutes

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Israel-based StoreDot, the developer of extreme fast charging battery technology for electric vehicles ( earlier post ), has demonstrated a prototype 4680 form factor cell that is fully charged in just 10 minutes. StoreDot’s extreme fast charging cells have been in development for more than three years. StoreDot’s XFC batteries deliver a 50% reduction in charging time at the same cost, in both pouch and cylindrical cell forms. Batteries Electric (Batter

INL, UCSD researchers find slow, low-energy charging of Li batteries creates glassy lithium; high-performance Li-metal batteries

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Scientists from Idaho National Laboratory and the University of California San Diego have shown that slow, low-energy charging causes lithium atoms to deposit on electrodes in a disorganized way that improves charging behavior. Batteries Electric (Battery) Materials

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Extreme-fast-charging solid-state battery company Storedot opening US R&D hub

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StoreDot, the developer of extreme fast charging (XFC) technology for electric vehicles ( earlier post ), is opening an R&D innovation hub in California. The new US-based innovation hub is being established to help StoreDot in its mission to provide automotive battery technologies that will significantly enhance the electrified vehicle ownership experience, eradicating range anxiety. Batteries Electric (Battery) Solid-state

StoreDot develops technology that enables consistent driving range for life of EV batteries

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StoreDot, the developer of extreme fast charging (XFC) battery technology for electric vehicles (EVs) ( earlier post ), has developed a now-patented technology that gives EV batteries fixed capacity and driving range throughout their lifespan. Batteries Electric (Battery

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Virtual Peaker partners with Fermata Energy to bring V2G bi-directional vehicle charging technology to utilities

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Ampcera announces internal battery heating architecture for fast-charging solid-state batteries

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a developer of solid electrolyte technologies for advanced electric vehicle batteries ( earlier post ), announced a new, low-cost, energy-efficient internal heating battery architecture that directly targets the solid electrolyte separator, the key component in solid-state batteries. The combination of enhanced conductivity and reduced interface resistance enables solid-state batteries to be rapidly charged in a few minutes. Batteries Solid-state

StoreDot develops technology for self-repairing cells allowing longer battery life and better EV performance

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StoreDot, the developer of extreme fast charging (XFC) battery technology for electric vehicles (EVs) ( earlier post ), has developed new patented technology that will allow battery cells to regenerate while they are in use, through a seamless background repair mechanism.

GM introduces Ultium Charge 360

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General Motors introduced Ultium Charge 360, a holistic charging approach that integrates charging networks, GM vehicle mobile apps, and other products and services to simplify the overall charging experience for GM electric vehicle owners. Ultium Charge 360 builds on GM’s existing charging efforts to provide GM EV owners more confidence and convenience when it comes to EV charging. Batteries Electric (Battery) Infrastructure Vehicle Manufacturer

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StoreDot announces first close of $80M Series D, led by VinFast; manufacture at scale of extreme fast charge battery cells by 2024

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StoreDot, the developer of extreme fast charging (XFC) battery technology for electric vehicles, announced the first close of its Series D funding round of up to $80 million, the majority of which have already been secured. The round is led by key strategic investors, strengthening StoreDot’s partnerships in the global automotive battery eco-system. Batteries Electric (Battery) Market Background

Electric vehicles battery swapping types, advantages & disadvantages 

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Electric vehicles battery swapping types, advantages & disadvantages . EV charging infrastructure is something that everyone is looking for be it manufacturers, EV owners or customers or someone who is planning to buy. Electric vehicles battery swapping.

Russian mobile rapid charger manufacturer L-Charge raises more than $1.5 M

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L-Charge, a Russian manufacturer of mobile rapid charging infrastructure for electric vehicles, has raised investment of $1.5 In July, L-Charge presented its rapid mobile charging station for electric vehicles and launched its test operation in Moscow.

Penn State team develops thermally modulated LFP battery; fast-charging, inexpensive, long-life for mass-market EVs

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A team of Penn State engineers has demonstrated a thermally modulated lithium iron phosphate (LFP) battery to offer an adequate cruise range per charge that is extendable by a 10-minute recharge in all climates, essentially guaranteeing EVs that are free of range anxiety. We developed a pretty clever battery for mass-market electric vehicles with cost parity with combustion engine vehicles. There is no more range anxiety and this battery is affordable.

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