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HOLLAND, MI—LG Chem Michigan shipped out the first set of electric vehicle batteries from its assembly plant here. The batteries will be installed in Chevy Volts.
Weight issues are not something that’s common with U.S. Army soldiers. The military organization prides itself on running a lean, mean fighting machine. But, even so, the Army is on a weight-loss program when it comes to vehicles, artillery, ordnance, helmets, electronic gear and other devices.
STOCKHOLM—Volvo has developed a new concept for lightweight structural energy storage components, in a bid to enhance the use of energy for future electrified vehicles. The new component includes carbon fibers, nano structured batteries and super capacitors.
STANFORD, CA—Stanford University researchers have developed a new adhesive that enables the cathodes of lithium-ion batteries last five times longer than earlier designs.
WEST HARLEM, NY—Urban Electric Power, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, and the City University of New York have opened of a new research and manufacturing facility here for advanced zinc anode rechargeable battery systems. The project is expected to create 64 new jobs.
HOLLAND, MI—LG Chem’s battery assembly plant here has completed preproduction testing and begun shipping batteries for the Chevrolet Volt.
A test-centric assembly process would have helped Boeing and Airbus avoid problems with their new aircraft.
ALACHUA, FL—Encell Technology, a manufacturer of rechargeable batteries, is exploring the possibility of building an assembly plant here that could create 167 jobs.
Initiating movement of a standard bicycle can sometimes be challenging, such as when peddling up steep hills. Initiating movement of an electric bicycle, on the other hand, has always been much easier. The rider either pedal-assists the motor or activates it with a throttle.
OAK RIDGE, TN—Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are studying ways to reuse electric vehicle batteries after they are spent.