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A silver lining for battery life and recycling

By | 2017-12-21T19:04:42+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Categories: batteries|Tags: |

HSINCHU, TAIWAN ­­-- The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), introduced a composite material named ChemSEI-Linker. ChemSEI-Linker is a paste and linking material applied to lithium battery electrodes, which increases battery life up to seventy percent and makes it easier to recycle lithium batteries. ITRI explained this in technical terms, ChemSEI-Linker is an artificial nanoscale solid [...]

Ciao Bella, BYD autobus elettrici in Italy

By | 2017-12-18T13:54:46+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, BYD, electricity|

BYD delivered three 12m e-buses to the municipality of Novara, Italy. Novara is between Turin and Milan. The buses are in addition to the twenty electric buses already in operation making those 23 full-size buses in service, the largest emission-free fleet in Italy. The new buses can deliver a full day of operation without the [...]

Shell Eco-marathon the Superbowl of fuel-efficiency

By | 2017-12-14T13:00:33+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Diesel, electricity, Ferrari, Hydrogen|

In the United States, the Superbowl is the culmination of a year of team rivalry in football. An entire year of contentiousness culminates in that one game that is watched by millions. Even people who don't watch football, watch the Superbowl. Some of them watch it for the commercials. Millions and millions of dollars are [...]

Breakthrough on Toyota battery for Electric Vehicle

By | 2017-08-14T13:52:45+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, batteries, Toyota|Tags: , , |

Paul Williamsen, Strategic Communications, Lexus International confirmed that Toyota is near a technological breakthrough for electric car batteries. Toyota is near a breakthrough for electric car batteries I was working, via email, with Williamsen on the difference between Li-Ion batteries and NiMH batteries in the Toyota Prius. I had asked why they used both in [...]