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GE Plans to Order “Tens of Thousands” of EVs
10/29/2010 – 7:50 am PDT | No Comment

Bloomberg. In a speech in London, General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt said that the company will order “tens of thousands” of electric vehicles in about a week. Immelt did not specify a total or identify …

New Cost-Saving Method to Synthesize Vanadium Oxide Nanowires for Li-ion Electrodes; Improved Capacity and Cycling Stability
10/23/2010 – 5:10 am PDT | One Comment

(a, b) Schematic illustration of formation of the ultralong
hierarchical vanadium oxide nanowires during annealing. (c) Side
view of two ultralong hierarchical vanadium oxide nanowires near
each other. (d) Self-aggregation of short vanadium oxide nanorods. Credit: ACS, …

Contour Energy Systems Licenses MIT Carbon Nanotube Technology for Li-ion Battery Electrodes
10/21/2010 – 10:45 am PDT | No Comment

Contour Energy Systems, Inc. has acquired a carbon nanotube technology that can significantly improve the power capability of lithium-ion batteries, through an exclusive technology licensing agreement with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). (Earlier post.) Early …

Johnson Controls, Hitachi Tie-Up in Lithium-Ion Batteries
10/18/2010 – 1:00 am PDT | Comments Off

Johnson Controls is tying up with Japanese electronics company Hitachi in developing and making lithium-ion batteries for hybrids and electric vehicles.
The combination of Hitachi’s technological expertise in lithium-ion batteries with the Johnson Control’s solid customer …

Hitachi and Johnson Controls Sign MoU to Collaborate on Advanced Energy Storage
10/18/2010 – 12:15 am PDT | Comments Off

Hitachi, Ltd. and Johnson Controls, Inc. have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together on several fronts in the field of advanced energy storage. (Earlier post.)
The companies will study opportunities for collaboration in the …

New Vanadium Phosphate Nanocomposite Li-ion Electrode Material for High-Power Batteries
10/02/2010 – 7:55 am PDT | Comments Off

A team from Central South University, China; the US’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL); and the University of Washington have developed a new nanostructured composite vanadium phosphate material for Li-ion battery cathodes for use in …

Toshiba To Develop EV Batteries With Fiat, Scania; New 60 Ah Cell
09/30/2010 – 2:50 pm PDT | Comments Off

Nikkei. Toshiba Corp. will jointly develop lithium-ion batteries for hybrid vehicles with Fiat SpA and also with Scania AB, majority-owned by Volkswagen AG. Toshiba is currently co-developing batteries and other components with Volkswagen (earlier post).
Earlier …

DAF Putting LF Hybrid Truck Into Production; Eaton Hybrid System
09/27/2010 – 2:25 am PDT | Comments Off

The DAF LF hybrid. Click to enlarge.

At the IAA 2010 in Hanover, DAF Trucks, a PACCAR company, presented the 12-tonne LF45 parallel hybrid truck, which will enter production at the end of this year. …

Volt range updated: 25 – 50 miles of EV range
09/23/2010 – 12:05 pm PDT | Comments Off

At least you still won't have range anxiety

How much does battery age affect EV range?
Dependent upon “temperature, terrain, driving technique and the age of the lithium-ion batteries” the Chevy Volt should average between about 25 … - OTC Trading Alert; Volume Leading Green Stocks ($0.50-$1.00): (CRGEE, CSGH, SILA, PRWP)
09/23/2010 – 10:25 am PDT | Comments Off - OTC Trading Alert; Volume Leading Green Stocks ($0.50-$1.00): (CRGEE, CSGH, SILA, PRWP)
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