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  • NREL Seeks design tools for better car batteries

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is seeking proposals to create computer models to help build and improve electric drive vehicle (EDV) batteries. The goals for the design tools are: Shorten the prototyping and manufacturing process Improve overall performance, safety, and battery life Lower costs. The ...

  • Nissan first to recycle electric car batteries

    Will a new effort to recycle electric car batteries give Nissan an edge in the electric car market? If the joint venture with Sumitomo Corp. makes Nissan"s electric vehicles more affordable, it will, according to the Hybrid Owners of America. “The company says the recycling project will allow them to lower the prices of their electric vehicles because they will take into account the resale ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Solar energy from discarded car batteries

    Original story at MIT News MIT researchers have developed a simple procedure for making a promising type of solar cell using lead recovered from discarded lead-acid car batteries — a practice that could benefit both the environment and human health. As new lead-free car batteries come into use, old batteries would be ...

  • Rechargeable batteries for electric cars greener than expected

    The ecobalance of Li-ion rechargeable batteries for electric cars "Greener" than expected according to Dominic Notter, coauthor of the study which has just been published in the scientific journal "Environmental Science & Technology". Battery powered electric cars will most likely play a major role in future of mobility. What was not known so far, however, was how environmentally friendly the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Inflatable cars

    Inflatable cars? What?!! A Bay Area startup, XP vehicles is tossing in its radical idea for a proposed ultra light, ultra-efficient car that is powered by both fuel cells and batteries. The body of this radical concept is proposed to be made up of preinflated airbags, of which, the company claims will be so safe that you could actually drive the car off of a 25-ft cliff without inflicting injury. ...

  • Innovative solar and lithium ion battery model cars take to the racetrack on Saturday

    Middle school students from around Colorado will participate in the Junior Solar Sprint and Lithium Ion Battery car competitions on Saturday, May 18, at Dakota Ridge High School in Littleton. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the competitions give students the opportunity to show their engineering and design skills by building and racing ...

  • NREL supports industry to develop computer-aided engineering tools for car batteries

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently awarded three industry teams, after a competitive procurement process, a total of $7 million for the development of computer-aided software design tools to help produce the next generation of electric drive vehicle (EDV) batteries. These projects support DOE’s Computer-Aided Engineering for ...

  • Nissan to build GBP 200m electric car battery plant in UK

    Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., within the Renault-Nissan Alliance, has announced together with the governments of the United Kingdom and Portugal their plans to build two plants for the production of its advanced lithium-ion batteries in Europe. In doing so, the Renault-Nissan Alliance marks the first significant step towards producing batteries for its Zero Emission Mobility Program in Europe. The two ...


  • Student-Made Solar and Lithium Ion Battery Cars Take to the Racetrack on Saturday

    Nearly 300 middle school students from around Colorado will participate in the 24th Annual Junior Solar Sprint and Lithium Ion Battery car competitions on Saturday, May 17, at Dakota Ridge High School in Littleton. The competitions give students the opportunity to showcase their engineering skills by building and racing high-performance model solar and battery vehicles. National Renewable Energy ...

  • Toyota Outlines Eco-car Plans, Battery Research Progress

    Tokyo, Nov 18, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces details of its plans for "eco-car" development and launches and of progress in next-generation secondary-battery research - both part of environmental technology efforts aimed at limiting oil consumption and reducing carbon dioxide emissions through the use of electricity and other alternative energies. 1. Hybrid ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • New virus-built battery could power cars, electronic devices

    For the first time, MIT researchers have shown they can genetically engineer viruses to build both the positively and negatively charged ends of a lithium-ion battery. The new virus-produced batteries have the same energy capacity and power performance as state-of-the-art rechargeable batteries being considered to power plug-in hybrid cars, and they could also be used to power a range of personal ...

  • New Growth Of Car Traction Batteries - The New Gold Rush, 2012-2022

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report"Car Traction Batteries - The New Gold Rush, 2012-2022" to its huge collection of research reports. All Points are covered in table of Content of this Report some of them listed here: 1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS 2. INTRODUCTION ...


  • Vattenfall, BMW and Bosch Build Electricity Storage with Used Electric Car Batteries

    November 29, 2016 -- In Hamburg, electric transportation is made even more sustainable as old electric car batteries are reused and combined into a huge storage for energy. Vattenfall has opened a test facility with 2,600 battery modules from more than 100 electric BMW cars in Hamburg's harbour district. The facility can store 2,800 kilowatt hours and has a capacity to deliver 2 MW ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Electromobility and the `Urbanized` Car

    With China slated to be the world's biggest market for auto sales and exports by 2025, and demand for electric vehicles expected to be the highest in emerging markets, global auto players should have a clearer vision of the way forward on issues critical to the industry. But it appears they don't just yet, according to KPMG International's 13th annual ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Will 2012 be the Year of the Electric Car?

    The Vancouver Electric Vehicle Association has declared 2012 the "Year of the Electric Car" for British Columbians. It's been five years since commercial automakers announced their plans for mass production of all-electric vehicles; essential charging infrastructure and first commercial deliveries have now followed. "Leading automakers now have exceptional quality electric vehicles in BC ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Structural batteries-building in power

    British defence giant, BAE Systems, claims to have developed "the most radical method of storing electricity since the invention of the battery!" The structural battery, BAE declares, represents a technological breakthrough that could lead to a redesign of all electrical technology, bringing with it major environmental benefits. Embedded power Structural batteries are sheets of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 6th world recycling forum wrf 2011 international conference & exhibition on electronics, battery and car recycling

    The major recycling forum in China, the 6th World Recycling Forum will take place from November 15 – 18, 2011 in beautiful and buzzing Hong Kong. During the event, leading recycling experts from around the world – including manufacturers, collectors, processors, steelmakers, legislators and policy-makers – will meet to discuss: How to invest into the raw materials business ...

  • OK International Calls for Halt in Used Car Battery Exports To Mexico Until Environmental Standards Improve

    U.S. companies, which ship millions of used lead batteries to Mexico each year, should stop these exports immediately because they are contributing to lead poisoning among workers and children living near recycling plants, Perry Gottesfeld, executive director of the nonprofit organization, Occupational Knowledge International (OK International), said today. ...

  • 5th World Recycling Forum . Hong Kong international conference & exhibition on electronics, car and battery recycling

    The major recycling forum in China, the 5th World Recycling Forum will take place from November 15 – 18, 2010 in the beautiful “Pearl of the Orient” - Hong Kong. During the event, leading recycling experts from around the world – including manufacturers, collectors, processors, steelmakers, legislators and policy-makers – will meet to discuss: OEM’s success and ...

  • Hybrid and Electric Car Traction Batteries - The New Gold Rush 2012-2022 : Researchmoz.us

    This report is intended for industrialists, investors, market researchers, legislators and others interested in the large new market now being created for batteries that propel hybrid and pure electric cars along the road. It will also inform those studying associated technology and industrial and government initiatives and legislation.  COMPLETE REPORT WITH TOC: ...


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