Researchers Revive an Old Chemistry with a New Electrolyte(4/16/2018)-Researchers at UMD, US Army Research Laboratory, and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have combined metallic zinc with water-in-salt electrolytes. This new aqueous zinc battery could be used in consumer devices, but the researchers think eventually for aerospace, military, and deep-ocean environments.
EvoBus Chooses Li-Ion Battery Systems for Electric Bus(4/10/2018)-April 10, 2018 | News Brief | Akasol, based in Darmstadt, Germany, is now manufacturing lithium-ion battery systems for Daimler subsidiary EvoBus. The European bus manufacturer plans to launch its new electric bus Citaro in September. These buses will be fitted with up to ten of Akasol’s AKASYSTEM OEM battery packs (max. 243 kilowatt hours). more..
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For more than 17 years, AABC has organized the preeminent events covering vehicle electrification, where chief battery technologists from leading automotive OEMs, and key members of the supply chain, discuss the latest technology trends in the rapidly expanding market of advanced vehicles and the batteries that will power them.
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