Month: May 2019

26th March 2020 | Silverstone

Graphene aerogel sponge promises battery boost

Researchers in Sweden have used a graphene aerogel to develop lithium sulphur (Li-S) battery that retained 85 per cent capacity after 350 cycles. The highly porous quality of the graphene aerogel allows for high enough soaking of sulphur to make the catholyte concept worthwhile (Credit: Yen Strandqvist) Developed at the Chalmers University of Technology in…
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2nd May 2019 0

BYD to build 4th electric-car plant for $1.5bn

A new facility in Changzhou to roll out 400,000 vehicles a year GUANGZHOU — Leading Chinese electric-vehicle maker BYD plans to spend 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) to build its fourth plant for passenger cars. The automaker signed an agreement Thursday with the government of the eastern city of Changzhou to produce electric vehicles and key components there. The…
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