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By Eileen De Guire / April 16, 2013

Roll-to-roll coating of electrodes at Fraunhofer IWS: The scientists now have optimized the design of anode and cathode for lithium-sulfur batteries. Credit: Jürgen Leibmann. A longer life for lithium-sulfur batteries There are currently over 40 million cars on Germany’s roads. Only a fraction of them are powered by electric energy—around 6,400 vehicles. The comparatively short…

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Eileen De Guire / February 12, 2013

Elsewhere on the materials front: Microscopic dendrites a focus in Boeing Dreamliner probe (Wall Street Journal) Aviation safety investigators are examining whether the formation of microscopic structures known as dendrites inside the Boeing Co. 787’s lithium-ion batteries played a role in twin incidents that prompted the fleet to be grounded nearly a month ago. The…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / October 5, 2012

Here is what we are hearing: Tam Ceramics expands its custom materials processing and recycling program Tam Ceramics recently announced it has expanded its material processing and recycling services, and has made additional investments in dedicated calcining, crushing, milling and sizing equipment. Discrete circuits and additional classification capabilities help ensure the quality and efficiency needed…

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / February 20, 2012

Berkeley Lab researchers synthesized a molecule that mimics catalytically active triangular molybdenum disulfide edge-sites. The result is an entire layer of catalytically active material. Molybdenum atoms are shown as green, sulfur as yellow. Credit: Christopher Chang, Berkeley Lab. Check ‘ em out: Structural batteries to lighten load for frontline soldiers BAE Systems is developing structural…

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Volt to sell for $41K, lease $350 a month

By / August 5, 2010

CNN reported that General Motors announced its Chevrolet Volt electric car will cost $41,000 when it goes on sale in November. While the price is about $8,000 more than the Nissan Leaf, GM said it will offer a $350-per-month lease deal that’s essentially equal to the Leaf’s. Both cars also are eligible for a federal…

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Video of the Week: Sneak peak at Nissan’s Leaf

By / October 29, 2009

[flash http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f48x9baSuF0 mode=0] There has been a lot of discussion on this site regarding Nissan’s new all electric vehicle, the Leaf. This promotional video highlights the lithium-ion battery pack, and other cool features found in the car.

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Volvo’s electric: sexy, stunning, Swedish

By / September 29, 2009

Volvo Cars is currently evaluating the viability of a fully battery-electric vehicle. This year, Volvo has built and is internally testing a small number of prototype versions of a BEV version of its C30. In addition to focusing on performance and safety, much of the focus is on integration of the electric propulsion system with…

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