Nickel Cadmium Batteries

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Nickel cadmium batteries can be scavenged from used electric buses and vans for your electric car. Here's what you need to know

Nickel Cadmium Batteries: Charging

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Nickel cadmium batteries can be scavenged from used electric buses and vans for your electric car. Part 2, talking about charging Ni-cads

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Nickel Cadmium Batteries: Safety

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Nickel cadmium batteries can be scavenged from used electric buses and vans for your electric car. Part 3, talking about ni-cad safety

New Airbus lab in Shenzhen to push battery technology for electric aerial vehicles; collaboration with BYD

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In China, the recently opened Airbus China Innovation Center (ACIC) battery lab is looking to power a new generation of electric-powered aerial vehicles. Asia is the global epicenter of battery development and production, with Japan and Korea as the worldwide leaders.

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City of Gdynia orders 30 Solaris Trollino trolleybuses with Li-ion battery packs for off-wire driving

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an electric drive powered by overhead wires—the Solaris vehicles commissioned by Gdynia will be fitted with additional batteries which enable driving off the traction line. Thanks to the batteries, these will manage to ride also on routes lacking traction lines.

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Navigant: 2016 advanced battery shipments through Q3 = 323M cells and $3.8B in sales

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According to a new report from Navigant Research, the shipment volume of advanced batteries for the first three quarters of 2016 equates to more than 323.5 million individual battery cells, 16.1 Advanced batteries energy capacity by segment, world markets: 3Q 2016.

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Tier 1 HELLA evaluating PowerGenix NiZn batteries for 48V mild hybrid vehicles

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PowerGenix, the developer of nickel-zinc (NiZn) rechargeable batteries ( earlier post ), has signed a product evaluation contract with HELLA, a Tier 1 supplier to major automotive manufacturers worldwide. Nickel-Zinc could offer some unique benefits in 48-volt systems.

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FAA grounds US Boeing 787 Dreamliners after second incident with Li-ion battery; GS Yuasa Lithium Power the manufacturer

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As a result of an in-flight battery incident on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner yesterday in Japan, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an emergency airworthiness directive (AD) to address a potential battery fire risk in the 787 and to require operators to temporarily cease operations of the aircraft. Before further flight, operators of US-registered, Boeing 787 aircraft must demonstrate to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that the batteries are safe.

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Chemetall Lithium Awarded 5.7M to Set Up Pilot Li-ion Battery Recycling Plant

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to set up a pilot plant for the recycling of lithium-ion batteries. Chemetall is part of a consortium of companies participating in “ LithoRec ”, a research and development project related to the recycling of lithium-ion batteries. As few electric vehicles have entered the market, there is limited knowledge and expertise on the collecting and recycling of large lithium-ion batteries. Toxco’s existing lithium battery recycling operation is located in Trail, British Columbia.

Saft awarded $6.5M contract for high-power 270V and 28V Li-ion aviation batteries for F-35

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Saft is developing advanced Li-ion battery technology for Lockheed Martin’s 5 th Gen F-35 Lightning II. Saft will produce an advanced high power battery that provides the back-up power for electro-mechanical actuation for the flight control surfaces. The battery will provide in-flight emergency backup power to the aircraft’s critical systems. Each ship set consists of one JSF (Joint Strike Fighter) 270V and one JSF 28V battery per aircraft.

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PIP Declares Victory

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The operational technology has been perfected and the battery technology is maturing. The Chevy Volt , a plug-in electric car, will have the battery power to take most American drivers to and from work every day without using any gasoline at all.

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Saft and ESMA to Cooperate on Supercapacitor Development, Production and Commercialization; Heavy Diesels First Target

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The agreement enables Saft to add the new supercapacitor technology to its portfolio of leading edge battery technologies. The first results will be seen later in 2009, when Saft’s US manufacturing facility in Valdosta, GA begins production of a new generation of asymmetric nickel supercapacitors that will work in combination with batteries on heavy vehicles in a large variety of markets including, but not limited to, industry or public transportation.

Could the Prius be harmful to the environment?

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The controversy centres on its use of a nickel metal hydride battery. The Prius uses a lot of fossil fuels during its hybrid battery development and now critics are calling for Toyota to correct its green statements. 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.

Saft signs supercapacitor agreement

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Under the terms of the agreement, Saft will add the new supercapacitor technology to its portfolio of battery technologies. Later this year, the company’s US manufacturing facility will begin production of a new generation of asymmetric nickel supercapacitors that should work in combination with batteries on heavy vehicles. Currently, Saft manufacturers have a range of advanced batteries for application including lithium and nickel chemistries.

GM Says Chevrolet Volt Won't 'Pay the Rent' | Autopia from

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The four-door sedan will deliver 40 miles on a charge; a small gasoline engine will recharge the battery as it approaches depletion, extending its range by as much as 200 miles. Posted by: Michael | Apr 13, 2009 5:03:10 PM Battery and technology in the EV1 could not have made it in the market.

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Kangoo be bop Z.E. electric vehicle available for test drive

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prototype is powered by a 44kW (60hp) electric motor and is equipped with a 15kWh battery. By the time of their launch, Renault’s electric vehicles will have benefited from an evolution to their battery technology which will take their real-world range to 160km. ’s body sides displays how much charge is left in the battery by simply activating the remote central locking control. The battery of this prototype has a capacity of 15kWh.