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December 12, 2017

Battery Breakthrough Could Triple EV Range

New research at the University of Waterloo in Canada could lead to the development of batteries with triple the range of current battery technology for electric vehicles.

September 20, 2017

How Fleets are Using Solar Power

Solar panels have moved off building rooftops and onto trucks, tractors, and trailers.

September 18, 2017

Could Tesla Solve EV Range Issues With Battery Swapping System?

Tesla filed for a patent on a high-speed battery replacement system for electric vehicles that would quickly swap out a spent battery with fully charged one. Could this be the key to solving charging time and EV range issues?

August 1, 2017

Freightliner Offers eNow Solar Charging on Cascadia

Freightliner Cascadia raised-roof sleeper trucks can now be ordered with the eNow eCharge solar system as a pre-delivery installation.

February 16, 2016

SP-5 OTR Solar Battery Charger

The PulseTech SP-5 OTR Solar Charger maintainer is a solar-powered battery charger designed to keep a vehicle battery charged during periods of non-use.

September 30, 2014

Carrier Transicold Solar Panel Keeps TRU Batteries Charged

Carrier Transicold’s new Thin-Film Flexible Solar Panels can be installed on the roof of a trailer or truck to continuously charge transport refrigeration unit batteries.

June 9, 2014

Used Toyota Hybrid Batteries to Power National Park Campus

The Lamar Buffalo Ranch campus' five buildings will be powered by a stationary distributed energy system that features 208 used Camry Hybrid nickel-metal hydride battery packs with a total storage capacity of 85 kWh.

January 14, 2014

Tesla Model S Software Update Reduces Fire Risk

Tesla Motors Inc. is offering a software update for 29,222 2013 model-year Model S electric vehicles equipped with certain NEMA 14-50 (240 volt) Universal Mobile Connector (UMC) adapters.

October 17, 2013

Volvo to Participate in Creation of Body Panel Batteries

Volvo Cars is one of nine European companies and institutes working to develop a composite blend of carbon fibers and polymer resin that can store and charge more energy faster than conventional batteries can.

December 19, 2012

Nissan to Ramp up LEAF Production with New U.S. Battery Plant

FRANKLIN, TN – Nissan announced the launch of a lithium-ion automotive battery plant in Smyrna, Tenn., which will be making battery components for the ramp-up of production of the all-electric, zero-emission 2013 Nissan LEAF early next year.

September 25, 2012

Chrysler PHEVs on Hold for Battery Upgrades

AUBURN HILLS, MI - Chrysler Group announced it is temporarily withdrawing its test fleet of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) in order to upgrade the vehicle battery packs.

January 17, 2012

BASF Invests $50M to Acquire Equity Ownership in Li-S Battery Developer

ISELIN, NJ -- BASF announced it has invested $50 million to acquire an equity ownership position in privately held Sion Power, an Arizona-based developer of lithium-sulfur (Li-S) batteries.

January 9, 2012

Hyundai Offering Hybrid Lifetime Battery Replacement Guarantee

COSTA MESA, CA – Hyundai announced it is adding a lifetime battery replacement guarantee to its Sonata Hybrid coverage to expand the benefits of the Hyundai Assurance warranty program.

February 22, 2011

Cooling Fins Help Keep Volt Battery at Right Temperature

WARREN, MI - Engineers of the four-seat Chevrolet Volt electric car often refer to its 435-pound battery pack as the fifth passenger. Given the care taken to keep the pack at just the right temperature in all weather conditions, there is a lot of truth to that.

February 1, 2011

Nissan EV Battery Plant Under Construction

SMYRNA, TN - Construction is progressing on Nissan's manufacturing facility in Smyrna, Tenn., which will produce lithium-ion batteries to power the all-electric Nissan Leaf vehicle. The Leaf will be produced at the facility beginning in late 2012.

February 1, 2011

GM Investment Aimed at Lowering EV Battery Costs

DETROIT - General Motors Ventures LLC has invested $7 million in Newark, Calif.-based Envia Systems to provide GM's battery engineering team with access to advanced lithium-ion cathode technology that delivers higher cell energy density and lower cost. In a separate agreement, GM has secured the right to use Envia's advanced cathode material for future GM electrically driven vehicles.

January 24, 2011

Coda Appoints Former GM Exec Murtaugh as CEO

SANTA MONICA, CA - Coda Holdings, a California-based developer of advanced lithium-ion power battery systems and all-electric vehicles, has named Philip Murtaugh the company's new CEO. Murtaugh was also appointed a member of Coda's board of directors.

January 11, 2011

CODA Raises More Capital for EV Production

SANTA MONICA, CA - CODA Holdings, a developer of lithium-ion advanced battery systems and all-electric vehicles, announced the initial closing of a Series D preferred investment round totaling $76 million. This brings the company's total invested capital to more than $200 million.

January 11, 2011

Dow Kokam Showcases EV Battery Technology

DETROIT - Advanced battery manufacturer Dow Kokam, which recently reached a deal to supply battery packs for a PVI electric refuse truck, is among the exhibiters at the 2011 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS).

January 4, 2011

EV Battery Firm Completes $25M Capital Raise

NEW YORK - Ener1 Inc. - a leading manufacturer of lithium-ion energy storage systems for transportation and other applications - announced the sale of $25 million of senior unsecured notes, together with shares of common stock and warrants.

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