News - 16 Jun 2021
Nissan’s factory in Barcelona is using 3D printed equipment and fixtures throughout its assembly line saving time and money.
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Automotive giant Nissan has...
News - 15 Jun 2021
A new high-performance plastic foam developed from whey proteins can withstand extreme heat better than many common thermoplastics made from petroleum.
A research team in Sweden reports that the...
News - 8 Jun 2021
Energy storage systems (ESS) are generally used in complex and decentralized electrical networks; lead-acid batteries could provide a clean and green alternative to ESS.
News - 19 May 2021
A deceptively simple sensor system developed at the U.S. Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory can prevent dangerous conditions from developing in outdoor battery...
News - 13 May 2021
Quick-charging and long-lasting batteries are crucial to expand the electric vehicle sector but despite this fact, the current generation of lithium-ion batteries does not meet this requirement...
News - 11 May 2021
When decision makers seek to integrate new hardware into their automation process, they are often looking at a few key areas – the ease of use, price point, features, and the ability to utilize...
News - 4 May 2021
Over the last four years, a research team from Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) has been examining the behavior of lithium-based batteries in electric cars under crash loads. This was done as...
News - 7 Apr 2021
A new type of battery designed by scientists from St Petersburg University can charge 10 times faster than a regular lithium-ion battery.
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News - 31 Mar 2021
At the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), scientists have designed a reactive electrochemical membrane with the ability to adsorb toxins and degrade them. The team is currently testing the...
News - 25 Mar 2021
Perhaps the most frustrating limitation of owning an all-electric car is how long it takes to fully charge the battery. For a Tesla, for example, it takes about 40 minutes to charge it to 80% capacity...