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UK’s largest Gigafactory for lithium-ion battery production is endorsed

West Midlands Gigafactory, receives the green light to accelerate its journey to deliver a Gigafactory in the West Midlands. The West Midlands Gigafactory joint venture...

First Hydrogen will deliver on hydrogen refuelling stations

First Hydrogen establishes 'NETZEROH2' subsidiary to roll out hydrogen refuelling stations. Vancouver, B.C., January 12, 2022 – Vancouver, British Columbia – First Hydrogen Corp. (“FIRST...

Veolia declares its first EV battery recycling plant in the UK

The UK’s leading resource management company, Veolia, has announced its first electric vehicle (EV) battery recycling plant in the UK. With the launch of their new EV...

Reactive electrolyte additives improve lithium metal battery performance

A research team demonstrated that electrolyte additives increase the lifetime of lithium metal batteries, improving the performance of fast charging and discharging. Professor Nam-Soon Choi’s...

The UK’s road to zero transport emissions

Neil Wallis, Head of Communications at the Zemo Partnership, details the UK’s challenges on its journey to zero transport emissions. In July 2021, the Department...

Electric vehicles – transforming the European transport industry

Swamini Kulkarni, Content Writer for Allied Market Research, analyses how electric vehicles are transforming the European transport industry.

Anode material for fast charging lithium-ion batteries

A stable anode material for lithium-ion batteries, comprised of bio-based polymers, could harness super-fast battery charging for electric vehicles.  With pressure to move towards net-zero transport, an...

Electric Vehicle Energy Taskforce publishes electric transition reports

As focus moves to UK’s charging infrastructure, EV Energy Taskforce signposts route to a delivery of overall system success through their electric transition reports. With...

International Lithium Association (ILiA) welcomes new members

The global voice of the lithium industry, International Lithium Association, welcomes 12 new Associate Members. International Lithium Association (ILiA), the new not-for-profit trade body representing...

Electric vehicle distribution made more efficient

Professor Balázs Kulcsár from the Department of Electrical Engineering at Chalmers University of Technology investigated how electric vehicles can be used strategically for distribution...

Repurposing used electric vehicle batteries for renewable energy storage

Researchers at Cornell University have developed a method of reusing old electric vehicle batteries for renewable energy storage. Cornell University researchers, partially funded by the...

Manufacturers concerned as electric motors gain popularity

Due to the increased popularity of electric cars, car manufacturers are becoming more and more uncertain regarding the industrial process, and the suitable technologies...

Aqualithium pioneers search for new sustainable source of lithium

A UK company has made a major breakthrough to find a new source of lithium used in electric vehicle batteries. With global lithium reserves predicted...

Safer vehicles with new impaired-driver sensor technology

Researchers create new impaired-driver sensor technology that can monitor a person’s respiration and pulse rates, paving the way for safer vehicles. The bipartisan infrastructure bill...

The demands on Israel’s EV charging infrastructure

Idan Liebes, Energy and Smart Mobility Policy Researcher at The Samuel Neaman Institute for National Policy Research discusses Israel’s EV charging infrastructure and the...

Life cycle assessments reveal electric vehicle production hazards

Volvo admitted to increased production emissions in its C40 Recharge model, highlighting the necessity for life cycle assessments (LCAs) in order to aid battery...

Cleaner lithium – the Lake solution

Steve Promnitz, Managing Director at Lake Resources, highlights the challenges facing the lithium sector for batteries and EVs and how the company’s flagship Kachi...

Petalite: revolutionising electric vehicle charging

Petalite are revolutionising electric vehicle charging to change the course of transportation infrastructure and how EVs are charged on land, sea, and air through...

Highly resonant wireless power technology: safe, efficient, and over distance

Dr Morris Kesler, Chief Technology Officer at WiTricity Corporation, discusses their highly resonant wireless power technology. The idea of transmitting power through the air has...

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Improving electric vehicle battery safety with calorimetry

Improving electric vehicle battery safety with calorimetry

In the latest eBook from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Dr Carlos Ziebert, Head of the IAM-AWP Calorimeter Center discusses the role of...

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First Hydrogen will deliver on hydrogen refuelling stations

First Hydrogen establishes 'NETZEROH2' subsidiary to roll out hydrogen refuelling stations. Vancouver, B.C., January 12, 2022 – Vancouver, British Columbia...

International Lithium Association (ILiA) welcomes new members

The global voice of the lithium industry, International Lithium Association, welcomes 12 new Associate Members. International Lithium Association (ILiA), the...

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Daimler battery recycling plant to be in Kuppenheim

Daimler has confirmed plans to build a new battery recycling factory in Kuppenheim, Germany to expand operations. Although rumours about...

Hydrogen powered vehicles: a fast-emerging market

As global leader in the field of hydrogen powered vehicles, First Hydrogen is in a unique position to capitalise on this growing market. As distinguished...

Sound mandated electric vehicles amid pedestrian safety concerns

Governments instruct that artificial sounds need to be added to electric vehicles to enhance pedestrian safety.

The first net zero mobile EV charging ecosystem

A platform that offers rapid, mobile EV charging tech to allow anyone, anywhere, to have an EV charge service is launched by Cambridge start-up...

How lithium battery elements will power future EV batteries

Andrew Phillips, Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer at Lithium Power International Ltd, analyses the rapid development of batteries and how they are driven...

Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles produce zero carbon emissions, in contrast to cars which use an internal combustion engine fuelled by petrol or diesel.

As e-mobility grows in popularity, the issues surrounding EV transport – including charging infrastructure, battery safety, sustainable disposal of EV batteries and the need to source increasing amounts of lithium and other component materials ethically – become more pressing.