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Shine ion, crazy diamonds

Drexel researchers have reported that adding nanodiamonds to the electrolyte solution in lithium batteries can prevent the formation of dendrites, the tendril-like deposits of ions that can grow inside a battery over time and cause hazardous malfunctions. (Photo courtesy of Drexel University and Tsinghua University).

Drexel University is using nanodiamond solutions to prevent dendrite formation, creating safer batteries Researchers at Drexel University in Philadelphia have developed a new electrolyte solution that can also safeguard against short circuiting in li-ion batteries. Although the key technology driving battery-powered transport (and other consumer goods), the process of charging …

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QUANTiNO 48VOLT lauds flow cell battery technology

Quantino 48VOLT

The nanoFlowcell® 48VOLT drive system sets a 100,000-km milestone, putting a shade over lithium-ion batteries. The nanoFlowcell®, a flow cell powered by the complementary electrolyte liquid bi-ION, proves consistent performance, reliability and ease of maintenance over its main rival –  the lithium-ion batteries. The nanoFlowcell® 48VOLT drive system in the …

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German consortium plans European “Gigafactory”

Render of Tesla's Nevada Gigafactory

A group of 17 companies and research organisations have formed the Terra E consortium to develop a large-scale lithium-ion battery cell manufacturing facilities in Germany. The recently formed TerraE-Holding company will lead the consortium and head up the implementation plan. Its 17 members include companies from the industrial supply chain …

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UK to fund first automotive battery manufacturing development centre

APC Faraday Challenge

APC launches competition in a step towards ensuring the UK becomes a global leader in the development and production of EVs The UK’s intends to establish its first automotive battery manufacturing development centre via a competition, as part of the £246 million “Faraday Challenge.” Overseen by the Advanced Propulsion Centre …

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Merecedes’ Untertürkheim plant to add battery production

Frank Deiß, Site Manager Mercedes-Benz Untertürkheim Plant and Head of Production Powertrain Mercedes-Benz Cars (l.) and Wolfgang Nieke, Chairman of the Works Council Mercedes-Benz Untertürkheim Plant (r.) at the Schleyerhalle, Stuttgart.

Daimler to add its fourth battery pack production site, and its third in Germany Daimler-owned Mercedes-Benz has announced that its Untertürkheim plant will be developed into an electric component facility to serve increasing demand for electric mobility. The transformation, it says, will include a new battery production at the site, …

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