26 Sep '11, 7am

Also interesting news on a battery technology that promises extended range for electric vehicles:

The developers of a battery that could allow electric cars to drive 35 per cent further have confirmed they are in "active discussions" to commercialise the technology. Studies have consistently shown that "range anxiety" is one of the major barriers to the wider uptake of electric vehicles, while auto-makers are struggling to reduce the size and weight of batteries. FURTHER READING Electric vehicle battery supply set to outstrip demand by 2013 European automakers agree standardised EV charging But battery manufacturer Axeon says its newly developed device offers a 35 per cent range improvement, without increasing the overall weight of the device. The battery is the result of a £1.3m project led by Axeon to prove that the theoretical decreases in mass and volume that would result from Nickel Cobalt Manganese (NCM) electrochemistry could be useful in real-world applications...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2111732/battery-prom...

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