Toshiba launches 20Ah-HP SCiB rechargeable Li-ion battery; high energy and high power

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Toshiba Corporation expanded its SCiB product offering with the launch of a 20Ah-HP rechargeable lithium-ion battery cell that delivers high energy and high power at the same time. Batteries Electric (Battery

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Tohoku team develops new electrolyte to support rechargeable calcium batteries

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Scientists from Tohoku University have developed a new fluorine-free calcium (Ca) electrolyte based on a hydrogen (monocarborane) cluster that could potentially realize rechargeable Ca batteries. Current lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries have some drawbacks. Batteries Materials

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MAHLE Powertrain and Allotrope Energy unveil lithium-carbon battery technology with ultra-fast recharging

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MAHLE Powertrain and Allotrope Energy have unveiled a new battery technology which offers ultra-fast recharging coupled with good power density. Lithium-carbon battery. Batteries Electric (Battery

UMD, Army Researchers design new electrolyte enabling high energy density rechargeable Mg and Ca batteries

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Rechargeable magnesium and calcium metal batteries (RMBs and RCBs) are promising alternatives to lithium-ion batteries because of the high crustal abundance and capacity of magnesium and calcium. Batteries Materials

Volvo C40 Recharge LCA highlights huge potential of manufacturing and charging EVs with clean energy

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Volvo Cars has published a lifecycle analysis report on its second fully electric car, the C40 Recharge, which shows the potential CO 2 reductions if a car is built and charged using clean energy sources. If recharged with wind electricity, break-even is at 49,000 km.

Researchers demonstrate AZ31 magnesium alloy foils as thin anodes for rechargeable magnesium batteries

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Researchers in Israel and Spain have demonstrated the feasibility of processing ultrathin Mg anodes for use in rechargeable magnesium battery cells by using AZ31 Mg alloys (3% Al; 1% Zn). 2021), “AZ31 Magnesium Alloy foils as thin Anodes for Rechargeable Magnesium Batteries.”

New liquid-sulfur/sulfide composite cathodes for high-rate magnesium rechargeable batteries

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Magnesium rechargeable batteries (MRBs), in which high-capacity Mg metal is used as the anode material, are promising candidates for next-generation batteries due to their energy density, safety, and cost. Batteries Market Background Materials

Rechargeable ultrahigh-capacity tellurium-aluminum batteries

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Researchers at the University of Science and Technology Beijing, with colleagues at Beijing Institute of Technology, have demonstrated the potential of rechargeable tellurium (Te) nanowire positive electrodes to construct ultrahigh-capacity rechargeable tellurium-aluminum batteries (TABs). V discharge voltage—competitive to the record-setting energy density of documented aluminum-ion batteries (AIBs). Batteries

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Volvo Cars launches all-electric Volvo C40 Recharge; all cars to be pure electric by 2030

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Volvo Cars launched the battery-electric Volvo C40 Recharge; based on the CMA vehicle platform it is the first Volvo model designed as pure electric only. The fully electric C40 Recharge will be available online only. Electric (Battery) Vehicle Manufacturers

Volvo C40 Recharge EV coming to US with $58,750 MSRP

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The Volvo C40 Recharge pure electric will start at an MSRP of $58,750 in the United States before tax credits. The C40 Recharge, along with the 2022 XC40 Recharge, introduces new specification level nomenclature: Plus and Ultimate. Electric (Battery

Roskill sees recovery in lithium industry, buoyed by demand from rechargeable battery applications

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Q1 2020 saw monthly average prices fall further to less than US$7,000/t Li 2 CO 3 for the first time since 2014, eroding price increases caused by forecast strong demand growth in the lithium-ion battery industry and uncertainty over future supply.

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Battery-Powered NAWA Racer, SEVEN Concept, Solaris Charging Park, Concept Recharge

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The post Battery-Powered NAWA Racer, SEVEN Concept, Solaris Charging Park, Concept Recharge appeared first on EV Obsession.

Nissan, Mitsubishi opt for Toshiba SCiB rechargeable battery for hybrid kei cars

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The battery will be integrated into the recuperation battery system supplied by Marelli Corporation. Toshiba Group will continue to strengthen its battery business, taking advantages of the characteristics of the SCiB. Batteries Hybrids Japan

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New prototype rechargeable lithium-nitrogen battery

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a rechargeable lithium-nitrogen (Li-N–) battery with the proposed reversible reaction of 6Li + N– ⇋ 2Li–N. The assembled N– fixation battery system, consisting of a Li anode, ether-based electrolyte, and a carbon cloth cathode, shows a promising electrochemical faradic efficiency (59%). The “proof-of-concept” design, described in an open-access paper in the journal Chem , works by reversing the chemical reaction that powers existing lithium-nitrogen batteries.

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Volvo XC40 Recharge EV to start at $53,990 in US before qualifying tax incentives

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The Volvo XC40 Recharge, the company’s first fully electric vehicle, will carry an MSRP of $53,990 when it arrives in US showrooms later this year. The purchase of an XC40 Recharge may qualify for a federal tax credit of up to $7,500. Electric (Battery

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High-rate Magnesium Rechargeable Batteries Move One Step Closer to Realization

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Originally published by Tohoku University, Research News Magnesium rechargeable batteries (MRBs), where high-capacity Mg metal is used as the anode material, are promising candidates for next-generation batteries due to their energy density, safety, and cost.

RMIT researchers demonstrate working rechargeable proton battery

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Researchers at Australia’s RMIT University have demonstrated for the first time a working rechargeable “proton battery”. The rechargeable battery is environmentally friendly, and has the potential, with further development, to store more energy than currently-available lithium ion batteries. The working prototype proton battery combines the best aspects of hydrogen fuel cells and battery-based electrical power. Batteries Fuel Cells Hydrogen

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New solid-electrolyte interphase may boost prospects for rechargeable Li-metal batteries

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Rechargeable lithium metal batteries with increased energy density, performance, and safety may be possible with a newly-developed, solid-electrolyte interphase (SEI), according to Penn State researchers. The SEI is key to the stabilization of lithium metal anodes for rechargeable batteries; however, the SEI is constantly reforming and consuming electrolyte with cycling. Batteries Materials

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Volvo Cars says early demand for fully electric Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD is strong

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Volvo Cars has opened order books for the XC40 Recharge P8 AWD ( earlier post ), the company’s first fully electric car which is based on the best-selling SUV, in selected markets. Production and the first customer deliveries of the XC40 Recharge P8 are scheduled to begin later this year.

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Boeing HorizonX invests in lithium-metal rechargeable battery startup Cuberg

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a startup founded by former Stanford University researchers developing next-generation battery technology for potential aerospace and industrial applications. Cuberg developed an advanced lithium metal rechargeable battery cell that is designed to be a drop-in solution to existing large-scale battery manufacturing processes. Aviation Batteries Li-O2 Li-SulfurBoeing has invested in Berkeley, Calif.-based based Cuberg , Inc.,

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Road Test: 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 PHEV

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The company plans to do it with a mixture of all-electric vehicles, like the new XC40 Recharge, and plug-in hybrid versions of its SUVs and sedans. The XC90 Recharge is an example of the second group. The XC90 Recharge T8 has several drive modes to choose from.

Volvo Cars launches Volvo XC40 Recharge EV as first of new Recharge line; new climate plan

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Volvo Cars introduced the XC40 Recharge, the company’s first fully electric car and the first model to appear in its brand new Recharge car line concept. The XC40 Recharge, based on the multi-award-winning and best-selling XC40 small SUV, is the first of a family of fully electric Volvos. Recharge will be the overarching name for all chargeable Volvos with a fully electric and plug-in hybrid powertrain. Electric (Battery

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GM researchers demonstrate hierarchical electrode architectures for high energy lithium-chalcogen rechargeable batteries

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Earlier this year, a team of researchers at the General Motors Research and Development Center in Warren, MI, with colleagues at Optimal CAE and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), reported demonstrating a rationally designed hierarchical porous carbon (SPC) electrode architectures with maximum micro-, meso- and macro-level porosities as the conductive framework for the lithium-chalcogen batteries. Batteries Li-SulfurLithium-chalcogen batteries—e.g.,

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New promising solid-state electrolyte for rechargeable Li-metal batteries

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A team led by researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has developed a promising solid-state electrolyte for use in advanced rechargeable batteries with Li-metal anodes: a Li 7 P 2 S 8 I phase that exhibits the characteristics of a solid solution between Li 3 PS 4 and LiI with fast ion conduction and electrochemical stability up to 10 V vs Li/Li+. High-energy batteries use metallic Li as anode and high-voltage materials as cathode. Batteries

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Unlocking Electric Trucking in the EU: Recharging Along Highways

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By Sam Hargreaves Limits to battery range and fast charging infrastructure have previously made the electrification of long-haul trucking difficult. The post Unlocking Electric Trucking in the EU: Recharging Along Highways appeared first on EV Obsession.

Volvo C40 Recharge review, Foxconn EVs, batteries for Dodge, Jeep, Ram EVs: Today’s Car News

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And the Dodge electric muscle car and Ram electric pickup look set for American batteries. The 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge is the first model that truly lays the groundwork for a. We drive Volvo’s first electric vehicle that has no gasoline counterpart.

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First drive review: 2022 Volvo XC60 Recharge plug-in hybrid delivers more range and power

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Bigger batteries for more electric range. While in Brussels, Belgium to drive the 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge I was given a first look—and some first drive time—at the 2022 Volvo XC60 Recharge T8 plug-in hybrid. Volvo has said that it will make only electric cars by 2030.

StoreDot Announces 4680 Battery Cells Rechargeable In 10 Minutes

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EVE Energy produces samples of StoreDot's cells, while volume production is expected to be ready in 2024

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).

Investigating hexatitanate for lithium rechargeable battery anodes

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Researchers in Europe have been investigating the potential of the protonated hexatitanate H 2 Ti 6 O 13 as an anode material for rechargeable lithium batteries. Furthermore, this reversible capacity is similar to that obtained for other titanium oxides already proposed as anode material for lithium rechargeable batteries. The team tested the hexatitanate as a Li insertion material to assess its use as an electrode in lithium rechargeable batteries.

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SolidEnergy targeting rechargeable Li-metal smartphone battery in 2016, EV battery with 2x range in 2017

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SolidEnergy , an MIT spin-out commercializing solid electrolyte technology enabling the use of lithium metal anodes for high energy density rechargeable batteries ( earlier post ), says that in 2016, it and its battery manufacturing partners will release a 2 Ah commercial battery for the smartphone and wearable market. This is to be followed in 2017 by a 20 Ah electric vehicle battery offering more than two times the driving range of current Li-ion batteries.

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Panasonic eneloop rechargeable battery bundle drops to $52 in New Green Deals

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It’s time to cut down on single-use batteries by taking advantage of this Panasonic eneloop pro rechargeable package , which is on sale today. more… The post Panasonic eneloop rechargeable battery bundle drops to $52 in New Green Deals appeared first on Electrek.

Fuji Pigment unveils rechargeable Aluminum-air battery; targeting initial commercialization this spring

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has developed a new type of aluminum-air battery which can be recharged by refilling with salt or fresh water and which uses a modified structure to ensure longer battery lifetime. The company said it is constantly improving the battery performance and plans to commercialize the technology in the market by spring 2015. Metal-air batteries use a catalytic air cathode in combination with an electrolyte and metal anode such as lithium, aluminum, magnesium or zinc.

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Univ. of Missouri team progressing with convection battery; enabling rechargeable lithium-metal batteries

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The Li / Support is the electrode made possible with the convection battery technology. Galen Suppes say that they have further developed and validated the “convection battery” or “convection cell” technology originally announced in 2011 and 2012 ( earlier post ). The technology allows lithium-metal batteries to be recharged without the dendrite failure (short circuit) that has prevented rechargeable lithium-metal batteries from being commercially viable.

Argonne/JCESR team demonstrates first rechargeable calcium-ion battery

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One potential path for delivering higher energy density storage that current Li-ion batteries is to use a multivalent ion such as Ca 2+ or Mg 2+. Now, researchers at Argonne National Laboratory and the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR) have demonstrated the first rechargeable calcium-ion battery. Ingram (2015) “Rechargeable Ca-Ion Batteries: A New Energy Storage System” Chemistry of Materials 27 (24), 8442-8447 doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b04027.

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University of Sydney team advances rechargeable zinc-air batteries with bimetallic oxide–graphene hybrid electrocatalyst

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University of Sydney team advances rechargeable zinc-air batteries with bimetallic oxide–graphene hybrid electrocatalyst. Researchers at the University of Sydney, with colleagues at Nanyang Technological University, have found a solution for one of the biggest stumbling blocks hindering the commercialization of rechargeable zinc-air batteries. Zinc-air batteries are powered by zinc metal and oxygen from the air. Batteries

Toshiba to start field testing medium-sized EV bus with wireless recharging, SCiB Li-ion battery

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kWh SCiB ( earlier post ) pack, Toshiba’s advanced lithium-ion rechargeable battery, and will make regular trips between All Nippon Airways Co. The SCiB battery of the type installed in the test EV bus is rugged, reliable and has a long life, showing almost no fall-off in performance even after 15,000 quick charge and discharge cycles. Batteries Electric (Battery) Infrastructure Smart charging

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Kyoto team develops new cathode material for high-energy-density rechargeable magnesium batteries

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A team of researchers from Kyoto University has demonstrated ion-exchanged MgFeSiO 4 as a feasible cathode material for use in high-energy-density rechargeable magnesium batteries. Batteries using a combination of ion-exchanged MgFeSiO 4 and a magnesium bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide–triglyme electrolyte system represent a prototype for a low-cost, high-energy-density rechargeable magnesium battery in which no toxic or explosive components are used, the researchers concluded.

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BHP orders two Wabtec FLXdrive battery-electric locomotives

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Wabtec Corporation announced an order from BHP Western Australia Iron Ore (WAIO) for two FLXdrive battery locomotives ( earlier post ). The deal builds momentum in the market for the world’s first 100%, battery-powered locomotive and supports the Australia-based natural resource company’s plan to decarbonize its rail network. The FLXdrive battery-electric locomotive represents the future of sustainable rail operations. Electric (Battery) Mining Rail

More work reported on approaches to stabilizing lithium metal anodes for high energy rechargeable batteries

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Metallic lithium, with a high theoretical capacity of ~3,860 mAh g -1 , is one of the most promising materials for anodes in next-generation high energy rechargeable battery systems for long-range electric vehicles. S batteries requires a reliable lithium metal anode. ”. As a result of the optimization of the SPE as well as the cell assembly and cycling conditions, the V 2 O 5 lithium metal polymer batteries reached 796 Wh kg ?1 Batteries

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NAMICS developing multi-layered ceramic rechargeable batteries

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Conductive and insulating materials company NAMICS Corporation is developing all-ceramic multi-layered rechargeable batteries based on a patent applied for with IOM Technology Corporation and Iwate University (Prof. Voltage and charge/discharge for 100-cell battery. A key feature of the battery is that it is produced from solid materials, thereby solving the problem of leaking liquid electrolyte.

RPI researchers develop safe, long-cycling Li-metal rechargeable battery electrode; demonstrate Li-carbon battery

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Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a safe, extended cycling lithium-metal electrode for rechargeable Li-ion batteries by entrapping lithium metal within a porous graphene network (Li-PGN). The RPI team also demonstrated the use of the PGN material as a high-capacity anode, and demonstrated a full-cell configuration with a PGN anode and a lithium-metal/PGN cathode, thus creating a Li-carbon rechargeable battery. Batteries

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SES unveils 107 Ah hybrid Li-metal battery, announces new Shanghai gigafactory

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Scheduled for completion in 2023, the Shanghai Giga will be a 300,000 square-foot facility located in Shanghai, capable of producing 1 GWh of Li-Metal batteries annually. SES made the announcements at SES Battery World, the company’s inaugural Battery World virtual event.