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IBM speeds push for 500-mile EV battery

3 years agoVehicles / Cars : Car Tech

An air-breathing battery: the basic chemistry of a lithium air battery is to combine oxygen from the air with lithium ions to create lithium peroxide and the reverse reaction during charge and discharge. (Credit: IBM) Ten years from now, range anxiety for electric cars could be a thing of the past. IBM today announced two partners for a project aimed at building a lithium air battery able to propel an electric car 500 miles.
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The World’s Largest Lithium-Ion Battery is Coming to Southern California Edison

Lifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat (3 hours ago)

Battery developer AES Southland just announced that it will deliver the world's largest lithium ion battery to Southern California Edison. The massive 400MW battery can provide 100MW of power for a total of four hours, which eclipse... Read Post

Lithium ion battery maker to speed output

Vehicles / Cars : Car Tech (6 years ago)

(Credit: Automotive News) KYOTO, Japan--Masked workers in an airtight clean room carefully weld the tops shut on lithium ion battery cells, one-by-one. Colleagues slowly fill them, by hand, with electrolyte. It's tedious, labor inte... Read Post

IBM's building an air-breathing EV battery that goes 500 miles on a single charge

Technology / Gadgets : Engadget (3 years ago)

IBM's planning an end to range anxiety with a EV power pack that runs on air and travels 500 miles on a single charge. "Lithium Air" batteries draw oxygen into a nano-structured carbon cathode, where it is stored and reacts with lit... Read Post

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