News - 26 Mar 2013
New charger from ABB offers seamless integration with Level 2 stations, and an ideal charging solution for workplaces and commercial sites.
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group,...
News - 8 Feb 2011
Electric power and electronics are playing an ever-increasing role in all kinds of vehicles. Currently copper is the conductive material of choice.
But in comparison to aluminum copper is heavy and...
News - 14 Dec 2010
SABIC Innovative Plastics today announced that Leviton Manufacturing, a North American leader in electrical devices and systems, has selected Valox iQ* resin for the housing of its new Evr-Green...
News - 4 Aug 2010
To reduce the use of fossil fuels and to meet the growing demand for hybrid and electric vehicles, DuPont has introduced the first nanofiber-based polymeric battery separator that boosts the...
News - 13 Apr 2010
In an electrifying first, Stanford scientists have plugged in to algae cells and harnessed a tiny electric current. They found it at the very source of energy production - photosynthesis, a...
News - 8 Feb 2010
Scientists develop new composite material that could revolutionise car design and manufacturing.
Parts of a car's bodywork could one day double up as its battery, according to the...
News - 20 Jan 2010
After more than a decade of experience in lithium-ion battery research, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory know well the challenges of getting manufacturers...
News - 3 Jun 2009
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory and BASF, the world's largest chemical company, have signed a world-wide licensing agreement to mass produce and market...
News - 22 Apr 2009
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) has developed a new grade of SCMG(TM) (shape-controlled micro graphite) to be used as anode material in large lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles (EVs).
News - 26 Mar 2009
Imagine if all you had to do to charge your iPod or your BlackBerry was to wave your hand, or stretch your arm, or take a walk? You could say goodbye to batteries and never have to plug those devices...