Helping accelerate the development of electric drive vehicles.

‘Soft’ Approach Leads to Revolutionary Energy Storage

Monash University researchers have brought next generation energy storage closer with an engineering first – a graphene-based device that is compact, yet lasts as long as a conventional battery. Published in Science, a research team led by Professor Dan Li of the Department of M
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USABC Awards Leyden $2.28 Million Contract for Lithium-Ion Stop-Start Battery System

SOUTHFIELD, MI — The United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC), an organization whose members are Chrysler Group LLC, Ford Motor Company and General Motors, today announced the award of a $2.28 million stop-start battery system development contract to Leyden Energy Inc. of
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18-year-old’s Invention Charges Batteries in Seconds

18-year-old’s breakthrough invention can recharge phones in seconds (via Raw Story ) Saratoga, Calif. resident Eesha Khare made the breakthrough by creating a small supercapacitor that can fit inside a cell phone battery and enable ultra-fast electricity transfer and storage, deliveri
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New Microbatteries a Boost for Electronics

CHAMPAIGN, IL — Though they be but little, they are fierce. The most powerful batteries on the planet are only a few millimeters in size, yet they pack such a punch that a driver could use a cellphone powered by these batteries to jump-start a dead car battery – and then recharge the
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Nissan Celebrates Two Years of LEAF Sales with Announcement of U.S. Battery Plant

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — With two years of Nissan LEAF sales just completed, the company today announced the launch of the United States’ largest lithium-ion automotive battery plant in Smyrna, Tenn. The facility – which is making battery components for the ramp-up of production
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