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A New EV Battery Design From Korea Promises Fast Charging by Storing Ions in a Hollow Core
A New EV Battery Design From Korea Promises Fast Charging by Storing Ions in a Hollow Core

21 Sep 2022, 13:40 UTC / Scientists in South Korea have managed to solve one of the major problems of lithium-metal batteries using a creative solution

 
StoreDot Shipped First EV Battery Samples to Partners, Will Charge 100 Miles in 5 Minutes
StoreDot Shipped First EV Battery Samples to Partners, Will Charge 100 Miles in 5 Minutes

8 Sep 2022, 11:35 UTC / After demonstrating the technology this spring, StoreDot started shipping the samples of its 100in5 300-Wh/kg EV batteries to partners as scheduled

 
A New Molten Salt Battery Promises To Outperform Li-Ion in Every Way, but There's a Catch
A New Molten Salt Battery Promises To Outperform Li-Ion in Every Way, but There's a Catch

1 Sep 2022, 11:54 UTC / A new discovery indicates that the Aluminum-Sulfur might be the best chemistry for fast-charging, cost-effective and high-density batteries, but there’s a catch

 
The IRA Will Turn U.S. Li-Ion Battery Factories Into Giant Money Printing Machines
The IRA Will Turn U.S. Li-Ion Battery Factories Into Giant Money Printing Machines

30 Aug 2022, 10:44 UTC / The Inflation Reduction act is not only about EVs tax credits but also about battery production coming to the U.S. with incentives as big as $35 per kWh

 
A Simple Software Tweak Could Significantly Cut Charging Time for Modern EVs
A Simple Software Tweak Could Significantly Cut Charging Time for Modern EVs

29 Aug 2022, 11:10 UTC / A simple tweak of the charging algorithms could allow electric vehicles to charge from zero to 90% in a matter of minutes, scientists found

 
This 2018 Tesla Model 3 Passed the 300,000-Mile Mark, Here's What You Need To Know
This 2018 Tesla Model 3 Passed the 300,000-Mile Mark, Here's What You Need To Know

26 Jul 2022, 16:01 UTC / Many people are still not convinced that electric vehicles are suitable for the long run, but a new story from Canada proves the opposite

 
Tesla Model X Is Supercharger-Friendly, Here's How It's Holding Up After 200,000 Miles
Tesla Model X Is Supercharger-Friendly, Here's How It's Holding Up After 200,000 Miles

18 Jul 2022, 17:49 UTC / Many people believe EV batteries will not resist very long, especially when they are fast charged a lot, but this high-mileage Tesla Model X proves otherwise

 
Florida Family Discovers That Used Electric Vehicles Are a Risk Not Worth Assuming
Florida Family Discovers That Used Electric Vehicles Are a Risk Not Worth Assuming

18 Jul 2022, 14:37 UTC / A Florida family discovered the hard way that buying a used EV is not a good idea, as a battery replacement costs more than the car

 
New Super-Fast Charging Technology Can Charge a Battery to 80% in Five Minutes
New Super-Fast Charging Technology Can Charge a Battery to 80% in Five Minutes

4 Jul 2022, 08:28 UTC / CATL’s Qilin batteries promise a 10-80% charging time of just 10 minutes, but the company claims it has the technology to cut that time in half

 
Scientists Found the Cure to Li-Ion Battery Degradation, Higher-Energy Densities in Sight
Scientists Found the Cure to Li-Ion Battery Degradation, Higher-Energy Densities in Sight

16 Jun 2022, 15:14 UTC / One of the significant issues with Li-Ion batteries is dendrite formation which leads to capacity degradation, but scientists found a way to eliminate this prob

 
Enovix Has a Li-Ion Battery That Charges to 98% in Ten Minutes, Too Good to Be True?
Enovix Has a Li-Ion Battery That Charges to 98% in Ten Minutes, Too Good to Be True?

15 Jun 2022, 13:51 UTC / Li-Ion battery research promises to bring higher capacity and longer endurance, but Enovix’s efforts are geared toward faster charging and increased safety

 
Solid-State Sodium-Sulfur Batteries Thought Impossible To Make Until This Breakthrough
Solid-State Sodium-Sulfur Batteries Thought Impossible To Make Until This Breakthrough

4 Jun 2022, 21:02 UTC / Solid-state sodium-sulfur batteries offer clear advantages compared to their Li-ion brethren, but until now, no suitable solid electrolyte has been found

 
The Missing Link in Efficient Fluoride-Ion Batteries Could Be Found Using Machine Learning
The Missing Link in Efficient Fluoride-Ion Batteries Could Be Found Using Machine Learning

25 May 2022, 10:20 UTC / Fluoride-Ion batteries are supposed to be better than Li-ion, but there are few materials to conduct fluoride ions. Machine learning could help

 
Manganese Could Be the Missing Link of Truly Affordable EV Batteries
Manganese Could Be the Missing Link of Truly Affordable EV Batteries

14 May 2022, 10:12 UTC / Manganese is the material that EV makers eye for building truly affordable batteries with better characteristics than current LFP cells

 
Natron To Launch Mass-Production of Sodium-Ion Batteries With Almost Unlimited Lifetime
Natron To Launch Mass-Production of Sodium-Ion Batteries With Almost Unlimited Lifetime

9 May 2022, 16:22 UTC / Natron is ready to kick off mass production of a very long-life sodium-ion battery that offers both increased safety and a very short charging time

 
EV Prices Are Poised To Skyrocket in the Face of Raw Materials Price Increases
EV Prices Are Poised To Skyrocket in the Face of Raw Materials Price Increases

3 May 2022, 18:13 UTC / Tesla’s supplier CATL will raise its battery prices after supply chain pressure mounted, leading to new EV price hikes that will further degrade affordability

 
Li-Ion Batteries Can Charge From 0 to 60% in Just 6 Minutes Thanks to a New Trick
Li-Ion Batteries Can Charge From 0 to 60% in Just 6 Minutes Thanks to a New Trick

2 May 2022, 14:58 UTC / An extremely fast-charging Li-Ion battery is made possible by a new dual-gradient structure design that will allow EVs to charge to 60% in six minutes

 
The Puzzling Reason Why Tesla Misleadingly Recommends Charging the LFP Batteries to 100%
The Puzzling Reason Why Tesla Misleadingly Recommends Charging the LFP Batteries to 100%

22 Apr 2022, 15:53 UTC / Tesla recommends owners of Model 3 cars with LFP batteries charge them regularly to 100%, but this is not the way to go if you want to extend the battery's life

 
GM's Ultium Batteries Rely on Harmful Carbon Nanotubes That EPA Is Reluctant to Approve
GM's Ultium Batteries Rely on Harmful Carbon Nanotubes That EPA Is Reluctant to Approve

15 Apr 2022, 13:31 UTC / GM puts pressure on the EPA to approve the use of carbon nanotubes for GM’s Ultium battery packs it wants to produce near GM's Delta Township plant

 
Li-Ion Battery Fires Will Be History Thanks to a New Technology Called BrakeFlow
Li-Ion Battery Fires Will Be History Thanks to a New Technology Called BrakeFlow

15 Apr 2022, 09:18 UTC / A Fremont-based startup that develops pure-silicon-anode Li-Ion batteries has a new technology to prevent thermal runaway inside cells called BrakeFlow