#Battery

New Nanofiber set to revolutionise Battery and Water Electrolysis Development

3 months ago — 3 min read

The key to constructing everything from long distance electric cars to increasing hydrogen production from water electrolysis is developing efficient...

Stagecoach EV Buses can now run longer between charges

10 months ago — 1.5 min read

Six of the Optare Solo EV buses, operated by Stagecoach, have been modified to allow them to run for longer...

Battery technology research centre opens in Warwick

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Business Secretary Sajid Javid has opened an Energy Innovation Centre (EIC) at Warwick University, a move which will further research...

Electric vehicles may soon be cheaper to run than petrol cars

1 year ago — 0 min read

New research has been published which suggests that in the 2020s, cars run on electric batteries will become cheaper to...

First hydrogen-powered drone takes to the skies

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

The first drone to be powered only by solid hydrogen pellets has taken flight, using a new design by UK...

Nissan to work with consortium to develop lithium-ion batteries

1 year ago — 0 min read

It has been announced that the car manufacturer Nissan will work with a consortium of businesses and academics to develop...

Non-exploding lithium-ion batteries developed

1 year ago — 0 min read

A team of scientists from Stanford University in the US have announced a new design for a lithium-ion battery, believed...

First UK battery energy storage project confirmed

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

This week, Renewable Energy Systems (RES), a global renewable energy company, announced its first UK contract to build and support...

UK to trial on-the-go charging for electric vehicles

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

Highways England has started research into the wireless charging technology, which could significantly increase the popularity of electric cars. The...

MIT develop power converter chip

2 years ago — 0 min read

A new power converter chip that can last for months without charge has been designed by researchers at MIT. The...

Researchers create stretchable battery for smart watches

2 years ago — 0 min read

Researchers at Arizona State University have designed a stretchable battery for smart watches, based on the Japanese art of kirigami....

New battery will be able to charge mobile phones in a minute

2 years ago — 0 min read

Researchers from Stanford University in California have developed a new aluminium power cell battery that will supposedly be able to...

US University develops process to make waste packaging into battery electrodes

2 years ago — 0 min read

Researchers from Purdue University in the US have developed a process which will allow for the recycling of foam chips...

American company develops new battery that will double output of current smartphones

2 years ago — 0 min read

Sakti3, a University of Michigan spin-off company, has developed a new solid-state battery that will boost the battery life of...

Government launching £10m prize for UK innovation in battery design

2 years ago — 0 min read

The Treasury has announced a new £10m competition to develop an innovative battery design for ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEV). The...

Will smartwatches be the next big gaming platform?

2 years ago — 7 min read

Wearable technology is currently the subject on every tech enthusiast’s lips and, with the launch of the Apple Watch just...

Proving factory aims to fill gaps in UK automotive supply chain

2 years ago — 3 min read

The Proving Factory, a new manufacturing initiative aimed at strengthening the UK’s automotive supply chain by helping small firms scale-up...

Winning formula: Inside the Mercedes PU106A power unit

2 years ago — 7.5 min read

When Formula One (F1) teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg first unveiled the car they will be driving for the...