Thu.Jul 18, 2019

Hong Kong team devises new strategy for regenerating Li-ion battery electrode materials

Green Car Congress

Researchers in Hong Kong have used biodegradable organic methanesulfonic acid (MSA) to leach valuable metals from waste LiCoO 2 powders for battery material regeneration. Under the optimal conditions, leaching efficiencies of lithium and cobalt are achieved at nearly ?100% 100% and ?100%,

2019 119

Harley-Davidson Livewire electric motorcycle range, performance specs revealed

Green Car Reports

Up until now, the most important factors surrounding the Harley-Davidson Livewire electric motorcycle—other than that Harley is making an electric motorcycle—have been missing or vague.

Trending Sources

European team discovers new top-performing solid-state fast ionic conductor for Li-ion batteries

Green Car Congress

2019 116

Lotus Evija supercar marks start of a new electric era for sports-car brand

Green Car Reports

Lotus is no newcomer to electric cars, having produced the chassis for the original Tesla Roadster. On Wednesday, the British sports car company unveiled its own electric sports car, the Evija, which it says will be the most powerful car on the market with electric motors producing 1,973 horsepower.

2019 100

Canada launches new $4.5M challenge to accelerate battery innovation; $1M grand prize

Green Car Congress

Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, Amarjeet Sohi, announced a new $4.5-million Impact Canada challenge aimed at accelerating made-in-Canada battery innovation to better position the country in the highly competitive global market. The Charging the Future Challenge was announced during the 2019 Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference (EMMC), held in Cranbrook, B.C.,

2019 84

Seres EV startup postpones US launch amid downsizing

Green Car Reports

Seres, the startup electric carmaker formerly known as SF Motors, is shelving plans to bring a new electric car to market in the U.S.

AstraZeneca electrifying global vehicle fleet

Green Car Congress

The Climate Group announced that global pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca will join its business leadership initiative on electric vehicles, EV100 ( earlier post ); AstraZeneca will switch its 16,000-vehicle fleet to electric by 2030. 808 of AstraZeneca’s vehicles are already electric, and as a next step the company will focus on the roll-out in Europe. By the end of 2019, AstraZeneca will operate: 120 EVs in the UK (23% of UK fleet). 213 in Spain (35% of Spanish fleet).

2019 69

More Trending

Groupe Renault and JMCG officially establish their JV for electric vehicles in China

Green Car Congress

Groupe Renault and Jiangling Motors Corporation Group (JMCG) announced the official establishment of their joint venture to further promote the development of the EV industry in China, following a first agreement on 20 December 2018. Groupe Renault will increase its share capital by RMB 1 billion (about €128.5 million) to become a major shareholder of JMEV with a 50% stake. JMEV has already completed business license registration.

2019 69

Continental builds something greater from "mild" 48-volt foundation

Green Car Reports

Why aren’t there more full-fledged hybrid vehicles—models that provide the kind of efficiency gains that really pay off in fuel savings over time? Blame the bean-counters. With Toyota and its mammoth economies of scale with high-mileage hybrids perhaps the one exception, a set of critical components that need to go in full. 48-Volt mild hybrid

2019 63

Adamas: Tesla on track to exceed 20 GWh deployed by 2019 year-end; 22% of passenger EV capacity in May

Green Car Congress

In May 2019, the Tesla Model 3 alone was responsible for 16% of all passenger EV battery capacity deployed globally versus 4% for the second-ranked BYD Yuan and 3% for the fifth-ranked Nissan Leaf, according to Adamas Intelligence’s latest “ EV Battery Capacity Monthly ” report.

2019 65