Posts Tagged ‘lithium-ion batteries’

World’s most efficient batteries by Hitachi for hybrid and electric cars

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 6:26 No Comments

Hitachi has made an important step in the development of “green” cars. The company claims it has developed a new lithium-ion battery for hybrid and electric cars that tops its previous versions by 70% in output density.

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A new way to improve the efficiency of lithium-ion batteries

Tuesday, February 10, 2009 8:46 No Comments

This discovery was made by a group of researchers at Rice University which have founded a new way to improve the efficiency of lithium-ion batteries: use carbon-nanotube/metal-oxide arrays as electrode material.

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Ford Will Launch An Electric Car By 2011

Monday, January 12, 2009 16:18 No Comments

Ford Motor Co. has announced that plans to introduce an electric car in North America until 2011.

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First Zero Emission Bike That Will Charge in 5 Minutes

Monday, January 5, 2009 15:03 4 Comments

Those from Honda comes with a new eco proposal for a greener urban transport: the zero emission bike, called E-Dream. The electric engine,  20kW EL-1, is one of the most energy efficient from its class and the bike can reach 60 km / h.

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A New Generation of Advanced Lithium-Ion Battery Technology

Friday, December 19, 2008 3:27 No Comments

Imara Corporation is a manufacturing, design and research company that has announced a next generation of advanced lithium-ion batteries. These could be used  for high power devices such as outdoor power equipment, hybrid vehicles, power tools, grid storage, lawnmowers and speciality applications.

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Volkswagen Released The New Hydrogen-Based Passat

Thursday, November 20, 2008 12:24 No Comments

Volkswagen created in collaboration with Shanghai Auto, a vehicle powered by hydrogen fuel cells. The model is a Passat Lingyu and promotes the use of alternative energy in the automotive industry. The model production  will start in 2010. Fuel cells which is equipped Passat Lingyu was developed in partnership between Shanghai Auto and Volkswagen, Tongji [...]

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