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Argonne extends cathode technology to Envia

By / January 28, 2011

Argonne National Lab has licensed its cathode technology to Envia Systems. (Credit: Argonne.) Earlier this month we reported that Argonne National Lab had reached a licensing agreement with GM Ventures and LG Chem to allow the two businesses to use a special cathode technology for lithium batteries, specifically those used in GM’s Volt. Argonne has…

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Nissan’s Li-ion pack dips below $400/kWh

By / May 10, 2010

Over 8,200 people have made online reservations in the past month for the upcoming Nissan Leaf EV, and for good reason. Set to be released this year, the $33,000 vehicle is the early adopter’s dream. It’s the first affordable all-electric vehicle from a major auto manufacturer. Nissan’s secret behind the Leaf’s reasonable price is a…

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