Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Startup Envia battery promises to slash EV costs

With a new type of battery cathode, Envia says its lithium ion batteries can extend the range of electric vehicles and lower the costs. Investor GM is already testing them.
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Via: http://news.cnet.com

2 comments:

Cory Douglas said...

Yes Atul Kapadia keeps a watchful eye on the blogosphere as can be seen here: http://engineergreen.blogspot.com/2012/03/envia-battery-technology-aargon_04.html

Huang Lissa said...

lead-acid batteries are an 18th century technology and thus may be said to be rather rudimentary. They have very poor power to size ratio, but on the up side of things can deliver enormous amounts of power for the starter motors of our vehicles. Join me next time when I talk about nickle metal hydride, nickle cadmium, as well as lithium based batteries.