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BMW to put €200 million into Battery Cell Competence Centre

BMW Group Board of Management at the BCCC Ceremony in Munich
Source: BMW

BMW Group has announced details of its upcoming electric drivetrain and will invest €200 million in a new Battery Cell Competence Centre. BMW Group has announced some of its spending plans on electrification technologies over the next four years. Specifically, the interdisciplinary Battery Cell Competence Centre, opening early in 2019 …

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Volkswagen partners with Google on Quantum Computing

Source: Volkswagen

The partnership aims to develop traffic optimisation, material simulations, and new machine learning technologies. Volkswagen and Google have announced a new partnership to research on quantum computing developments. Speaking at this week’s Web Summit 2017 in Lisbon, Volkswagen said its aim was to be at the forefront of future development …

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Magnesium battery breakthrough could beat li-ion

Source: Berkley Lab

Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory (LBNL), in partnership with the US Department of Energy, have discovered chemical reactions that could solve a problem plaguing magnesium-based batteries. A research team has aimed to prove by disproving, having discovered a set of chemical reactions, involving magnesium, that explain battery degradation. The team used a series …

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Here comes the SUN

Chetan Maini, co founder of SUN Mobility

“India’s Elon Musk” Chetan Maini, turns his attention to smart batteries India’s electric car pioneer has co-founded a new company to build smart batteries for electric cars, buses and scooters. “These smart batteries are modular, replaceable and IOT-sensor enabled and can be refuelled,” said co-founder and vice chairman of SUN …

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