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.

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.

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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.

Unlocking Electric Trucking in the EU: Recharging Along Highways

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The post Unlocking Electric Trucking in the EU: Recharging Along Highways appeared first on EV Obsession. Electric Trucks Electric Vehicles EV Charging Stations EV Policy & Politics Research Europe highways Recharging Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T

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). However, there are still great challenges to meet the requirement of an appropriate rechargeable electrochemical system for next-generation energy storage.

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

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In 2019, rechargeable batteries accounted for 54% of total lithium demand, almost entirely from Li-ion battery technologies. Despite the trend toward transportation electrification, the lithium industry has had a rough few years.

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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.

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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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Volvo reveals its second EV - the C40 Recharge

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Volvo C40 Recharge brings a lower and sleeker option to the brand’s electric range

Volvo opens orders for XC40 Recharge electric car

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Ahead of the arrival of the Volvo XC40 Recharge later this year, the Swedish automaker has opened its order books “in select markets” that include the U.S.

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Ford Mustang Mach-E and Volvo XC40 Recharge earn top safety ratings from IIHS

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The 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge got the highest IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating, while the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E was named a Top Safety Pick by the organization. Two recently introduced electric SUVs have earned high safety ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

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.

2019 150

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

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Toshiba Corporation announced that Nissan Motor Corporation has selected its innovative SCiB lithium-ion rechargeable battery for the latest generation of its ROOX and ROOX Highway STAR cars and that Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has selected the SCiB battery for the latest generation of its eK X space and eK space cars.

2020 267

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. Structure and rechargeability of a room-temperature Li-N 2 battery. (A) Inspired by rechargeable metal-gas batteries such as Li-O 2 , Li-CO 2 , Li-SO 2 , Al-CO 2 , and Na-CO 2 (which have attracted much attention because of their high specific energy density and ability to reduce gas constituent), research on Li-N 2 batteries has not seen any major breakthroughs yet.

Volvo XC40 Recharge arrives in early 2021, starts at $54,895

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Volvo on Wednesday announced United States pricing for the XC40 Recharge electric crossover—its first mass-market electric car.

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2022 Volvo C40 Recharge electric crossover revealed, with aims for all-electric brand by 2030

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Volvo has revealed a second fully electric model, called the C40 Recharge, and laid out a concrete plan for the brand’s transition to only electric cars.

Goodyear ReCharge regenerating-tire concept aims to cut waste

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The Goodyear ReCharge tire concept features a tread that can be replenished using fluid-filled capsules. Goodyear has developed a "self-generating" designed to extend the life of tires, as well as make them more adaptable to different conditions.

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Preview drive: 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge electric SUV doesn’t complicate the future

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The 2021 XC40 Recharge sets the interface and user experience for a generation of other Simplicity is bliss.

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Volvo XC40 Recharge: Best Car To Buy 2021 finalist

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The brand’s first electric vehicle, the Volvo XC40 Recharge, is a finalist for Green Car Reports’ Best Car To Buy 2021.

2020 100

Michelin Vision concept wheel/tire: airless, connected, rechargeable, organic

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The concept tire—which combines the functions of wheel and tire—is airless, connected, rechargeable, customizable and organic, is both a wheel and a tire. The Vision tire combines 4 innovations: an organic tire, developed from bio-sourced, biodegradable materials; a rechargeable tire printed in 3D, according to the level of wear and mobility needs; an airless tire enabled by its alveolar interior architecture; and a connected tire.

2017 242

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. In 2014, the RMIT team showed that a proton battery with a metal alloy electrode for storing hydrogen could work, but its reversibility and rechargeability was too low.

2018 150

How To Recharge The A/C Refrigerant on a Tesla

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The post How To Recharge The A/C Refrigerant on a Tesla appeared first on enrg.io. Just like in an internal combustion engine car, electric vehicles are also air-conditioned. Electric vehicle compressors operate on electricity instead of a fuel engine. Depending.

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.

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2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge electric SUV production begins, US deliveries by January

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Volvo announced Thursday that production of its first fully electric vehicle, the XC40 T8 Recharge, has started in Ghent, Belgium. The electric SUV is bound for the U.S.

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Review: Volvo XC40 Recharge

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Volvo promised that all of its cars would be electrified in some way by 2020, and it completed that task recently by adding a plug-in hybrid powertrain to the popular XC40 SUV

Boeing HorizonX invests in lithium-metal rechargeable battery startup Cuberg

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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. Boeing has invested in Berkeley, Calif.-based based Cuberg , Inc., a startup founded by former Stanford University researchers developing next-generation battery technology for potential aerospace and industrial applications.

2018 195

Volvo completes XC60 range with Recharge T6

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In that vein, the company has expanded the XC60 line-up with the Recharge T6 Volvo was one of the first mainstream manufacturers to have a plug-in version available for every one of its model range, but that hasn't stopped it adding more choice to its offering.

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VW electric convertible, Volvo C40 Recharge debut, Nissan e-Hybrid efficiency: Today’s Car News

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Nissan hits a 50% thermal efficiency with an engine set for hybrid duty. Volvo reveals the first EV for its lineup that won’t get a gasoline equivalent. And VW teases the idea of an electric Cabriolet. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

Toyota RAV4 Prime, Volvo XC40 Recharge, automated charging: Today's Car News

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The Volvo XC40 Recharge is also a nominee for Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2021. The Toyota RAV4 Prime is a finalist for Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2021. VW's developing an automated charging setup. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Award

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It joins the Audi e-tron, Audi e-tron Sportback and Tesla Model 3 with a top score

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Volvo XC40 Recharge and Polestar 2: EV cousins offer different takes on “premium”

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It’s called the XC40 Recharge, and the earliest versions aren’t cheap, priced from about $55,000 including delivery. Volvo XC40 Recharge Volvo XC40 Recharge Volvo XC40 Recharge Volvo XC40 Recharge Volvo XC40 Recharge Volvo XC40 Recharge Volvo XC40 Recharge.

Honda US EV plans, Toyota hydrogen ICE, California emissions, Mach-E and XC40 Recharge safety: Today’s Car News

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Both the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E and the 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge are on the. Toyota is building hydrogen combustion engines. Honda reveals more about its U.S. EV plans. California is back on a path to setting its own vehicle emissions rules.

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

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Balogh, Peng Lu, Li Yang, Jie Xiao, Jun Liu, Mei Cai (2018) “Hierarchical electrode architectures for high energy lithium-chalcogen rechargeable batteries,” Nano Energy , Volume 51, Pages 668-679 doi: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.07.015. Lithium-chalcogen batteries—e.g., lithium-sulfur (Li-S) and lithium selenium (Li-Se) systems— are promising candidates for high energy electrical storage solution.

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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+. The new solid-state electrolyte shows electrochemical stability up to 10 V vs Li/Li +. Credit: ACS, Rangasamy et al.

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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.

Volvo extends XC40 Recharge PHEV lineup

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The latest to join the lineup is the XC40 Recharge Plug-in Hybrid T4 – the second PHEV in the XC40 range, but one that comes with a more accessible price tag

2020 52

World's largest EV never has to be recharged

Green Car Reports

A quarry in Biel, Switzerland, is operating the world's largest electric vehicle, a 110-ton dump truck, to haul lime and marl off the side of a mountain to a cement factory. Perhaps best of all, it consumes no energy doing it. How is that possible, you ask? The dump truck, at 45 tons, ascends the 13-percent grade and takes on 65 tons of ore. Commercial vehicle Electric Drive Green Life

2019 132

Report: 2024 Volvo XC100 Recharge EV will embrace SUV-coupe trend

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The 2024 Volvo XC100 Recharge will follow the SUV-coupe template by combining a tall, high-riding body with a low roofline, according to Motor Trend. Volvo will embrace the SUV-coupe trend started by German luxury automakers with its own electric contender, according to a new report.

2020 108

Volkswagen and Schwarz Group supermarkets partner; electric WeShare fleet in Berlin to recharge at 140 new charging points

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Shortly before the market launch of its full-electric car sharing service WeShare in Berlin at the end of June, Volkswagen has entered a strategic partnership with the Lidl and Kaufland supermarket chains, which are owned by the Schwarz Group. The food retailers are to install 140 public charging stations for the electric vehicles of their customers at 60 Lidl and 10 Kaufland branches in the German capital.

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Argonne/JCESR team demonstrates first rechargeable calcium-ion battery

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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. 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+. Earlier post.)

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Volvo XC40 Recharge rated for range, fails to top Model Y

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In terms of size and versatility, as well as pricing and features, the 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge might be the closest rival yet to the Tesla Model Y. But that doesn’t extend to driving range. On Wednesday evening the EPA again updated some of its fuel economy ratings for vehicles, including an official range rating of 208 miles for the XC40

2020 82

Oslo plans to recharge electric taxis on the fly

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If ever there were an argument for wireless charging, taxis may be it. And as with most things in electric cars, if there's a way to demonstrate the technology in action, Norway may find it. That's the impetus behind the country's latest effort to equip all of Oslo's taxi stands with wireless chargers. The city announced the plan in March. Norway Wireless charging Taxis

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Toyota EVs, Aptera solar sell, Canoo delivery van, XC40 Recharge: Today’s Car News

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Aptera says you won’t have to plug in. Toyota finally confirms some electric vehicles on the way. Volvo’s first electric car is on our annual shortlist. And Canoo is planning to show another electric van—this one for making deliveries. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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