0

Lithium ion batteries are here to stay as the main choice for future hybrids and EVs, according to Navigant Research’s Electric Vehicle Batteries report. The steady increase in sales of electric vehicles (EVs) has led to advances in EV batteries, particularly those using lithium ion (Li-ion) technology. While early hybrid vehicles featured nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) […]

+ Read More
0

With electric vehicles and hybrids gaining in popularity, Nissan asked itself: can the battery performance of electric vehicles be improved by observing electrons? Nissan sought an answer to this question through an advanced research project in partnership with universities in Japan. The result: Nissan Motor Company and its affiliate Nissan Arc Ltd. announced March 13 […]

+ Read More
0

PowerGenix has entered into an innovation contract with PSA Peugeot Citroen Automobiles. Peugeot will conduct a comprehensive evaluation of the use of PowerGenix’s NiZn batteries as a replacement for lead-acid in stop-start vehicles. PowerGenix describes itself as the leading developer of high performance, automotive Nickel-Zinc (NiZn) batteries. “Peugeot has displayed impressive leadership in cutting emissions […]

+ Read More
0

Three years ago, the Advanced Lead Acid Battery Consortium (ALABC) was asked to demonstrate the durability of lead-carbon batteries in the high-rate, partial state-of-charge operation of a hybrid electric vehicle. In a project co-funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and managed by Ecotality North America, the consortium has proven just that with a Honda […]

+ Read More