#Battery

7 Reasons – Why is global transport is so hard to decarbonise?

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Transport accounts for 21% of global carbon emissions. It is now the largest emitting sector in many developed countries. While Europe and North America dominate historic transport emissions, much of the projected growth in emissions is in Asia. Even if current and committed policies were to succeed, transport’s...

Recycled Batteries as Good as New

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It is well known that Lithium-ion batteries are harmful to the environment. Lithium is the lightest metal on earth, and it's used in all kinds of batteries but is expensive to mine, so recycling old batteries can help keep costs down Recycling batteries offer a way to help...

UK’s first Gigafactory proposed for Coventry Airport

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Coventry could host the UK’s first Gigafactory thanks to a partnership between Coventry Airport and Coventry City Council. The 5.7m-sq-ft Gigafactory would be well placed in the West Midlands which is already the beating heart of the UK automotive sector, and home to a powerful automotive cluster. The...

Engineering In Focus – The Ultimate Career Guide for Battery Management System Engineer

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With the unending transformation of battery technology, new opportunities are emerging for beginners to learn about battery management systems. The course offers learners a guide to the battery management system and expounds on every battery management system block and key practical blocks. What is a Battery Management System?...

Potential breakthrough battery increases life by five times

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Researchers have developed a potential breakthrough technology for batteries. The new technique would increase the life of a battery up to five times. This could see the range of electric vehicles increase by 30-50%. An image of the dendrite-suppressing tech Up to now, solid-state batteries have been held...

A new high-capacity EV battery materials could double driving range

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A team of material science researchers have announced a brand new carbon-silicon material which could more than double the driving range of electric vehicles. If future electric vehicle (EVs) batteries made of this material not only could the driving range more than double but fast charging (to more...