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Umicore and 3M Form NMC Cathode Materials Relationship
09/09/2010 – 2:15 am PDT | No Comment

SEM images of particle morphology of 3M NMC cathode materials. Source: 3M. Click to enlarge.

Umicore and 3M have entered into a technology license agreement that aims at further expanding the use of Nickel-Manganese-Cobalt (NMC) mixed …

Xcel Energy and Customer Coalition To Be Among First Users of Electric Transit Connect
09/09/2010 – 1:15 am PDT | No Comment

Xcel Energy and a coalition of its customers have been selected to be among the first in the country to receive the all-electric Ford Transit Connect Electric commercial van. Azure Dynamics Corp. has named Xcel …

Peugeot iOn – Full Details
09/06/2010 – 1:50 pm PDT | No Comment

Peugeot has released the official specifications and a new set of images of its first electric vehicle – the Peugeot iOn.
The Peugeot iOn, which is set to debut at the upcoming Paris Motor Show, will …

Novolyte Technologies and Foosung Form JV for Li-ion Electrolytes
09/03/2010 – 3:45 am PDT | No Comment

Novolyte Technologies, a leading manufacturer and supplier of specialty electrolyte materials for lithium-ion battery and energy storage applications, high performance solvents and other specialty chemicals, has signed a definitive agreement with Foosung Co., Ltd., a …

CODA to Launch CODA EV in Hawai’i in 2011
09/02/2010 – 9:40 am PDT | No Comment

CODA Automotive intends to distribute the battery-electric CODA Sedan to consumer and fleet customers in Hawai’i in the third quarter of 2011.

CODA plans to begin limited deliveries at the end of 2010. The CODA Sedan …

CODA to Launch its Electric Sedan in Hawaii in 2011
09/02/2010 – 9:30 am PDT | No Comment

California-based CODA Automotive announced its intent to distribute the electric CODA Sedan to consumer and fleet customers in Hawaii in the third quarter of 2011.
The CODA Sedan will be one of the first all-electric vehicles …

Thermal Management System for the Ford Focus EV Battery Pack
09/02/2010 – 6:35 am PDT | No Comment

The all-new Ford Focus Electric, which debuts in the US late next year and in Europe in 2012, will be powered by a lithium-ion battery pack with cells from CPI/LG Chem (earlier post) that utilizes …

Microwave Technology Company Develops Production Process for Lithium-ion Cathode Materials
08/30/2010 – 8:00 am PDT | No Comment

Spheric Technologies, a Phoenix, Arizona, high temperature microwave technology company, has developed what it says is a production process for lithium iron phosphate cathode material for Li-ion batteries.
The Spheric process uses unique precursors and applies …

NASA Awards Contract to NEI and UCSD to Develop Nanoscale Materials for High Energy Density Li-ion Batteries
08/26/2010 – 7:35 am PDT | Comments Off

NASA has awarded a Phase II Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) contract to NEI Corporation and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) to develop and implement
high energy density cathode materials for Li-ion batteries. NEI …

Ford Leveraging Wireless Technologies for Li-ion Battery Testing
08/20/2010 – 10:45 am PDT | Comments Off

Ford Motor Company is leveraging the Internet and wireless technology to accelerate testing and refinement of the advanced lithium-ion battery systems that will power its upcoming plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles.
Engineers collect real-time performance data …