Keyword: Vehicle charging

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory is leading the development of new lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery designs specific to the stationary storage requirements.
Briefs: Energy
The method enhances the battery's safety while it is being used, without opening the battery cell.
Briefs: Materials
The battery charges faster than a lithium-ion battery and is fire-safe and eco-friendly.
Q&A: Test & Measurement
New lithium-ion batteries that can be charged in 10 to 15 minutes at a roadside charging station.
Briefs: Energy
This practical technique uses magnetism to transmit electricity wirelessly to recharge electric cars, robots, or drones.
Briefs: Automotive
The technology could be key to lighter, less expensive, and long-lasting batteries for future electric vehicles.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The Battery Show North America is a forum for advanced battery technology for electric and hybrid vehicles, utility and renewable energy support, portable electronics, medical technology, military, and telecommunications.
Briefs: Materials
The membrane prevents dendrite formation, at least doubling the lifetime of a lithium-metal battery.
Briefs: Materials
The rechargeable batteries could be a safer and more environmentally friendly alternative to lithium-ion batteries.
Q&A: Energy
Dr. Burak Ozpineci is developing a system that charges electric vehicles while driving.
Articles: Transportation
Lithium-metal solid-state batteries can provide a safer, more energy-dense alternative to current technology.
Articles: Energy
See how WiBotic — a maker of wireless charging and fleet energy management technologies — is preparing robots for the Moon.
Briefs: Aerospace
Hundreds of drones can recharge autonomously on unmanned ground vehicles.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
SAE J2954 paves the way for electric vehicle charging without a plug and enables alignment for manual/autonomous parking.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This supercapacitor promises storage, high power, and fast charging.
Briefs: Energy
The material can be scaled for use in ultra-efficient, power-dense, electric vehicle traction motors.
Briefs: Transportation
This battery would enable a 10-minute electrical vehicle recharge.
Q&A: Energy
A new system from Oak Ridge National Laboratory enables electric vehicles to be charged while on the road.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The device brings lithium metal batteries one step closer to commercial viability.
Briefs: Transportation
Lithium batteries made using this electrode type could be much safer than typical lithium metal-based batteries.
Briefs: Automotive
The method slashes battery testing times — a key barrier to longer-lasting, faster-charging batteries for electric vehicles.
Briefs: Motion Control
Fuse devices enable circuit safety in high-power applications, such as motion control and alternative energy generation, in addition to electric vehicles.
Briefs: Power
This controller minimizes the burden on the power grid.
Articles: Electronics & Computers

The first mass-produced electric vehicles (EVs) hit the road late in 2010 with the introduction of the Nissan Leaf, which remains the world’s top-selling,...

Briefs: Energy

Conventional lithium-ion batteries cannot be rapidly charged at temperatures below 50 °F. Electric vehicles are popular on the West Coast because the weather is...

Facility Focus: Medical

This year, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) marks 75 years as a research institution. Located in Oak Ridge, TN, ORNL is the largest US Department of Energy science and energy laboratory, conducting basic and...

Briefs: Software

Electric vehicles are growing in popularity, and while they represent a cleaner alternative to fossil-fueled vehicles, their increased use may stress the grid if this growing load is left unmanaged. A need...

Briefs: Energy
Wireless Charging of Moving Electric Vehicles

If electric cars could recharge while driving down a highway, it would virtually eliminate concerns about their range and lower their cost, perhaps making electricity the standard fuel for vehicles. Researchers have wirelessly transmitted electricity to a nearby moving object, which could advance...

5 Ws: Automotive
Learn the Who, What, Where, When, and Why of the Grid Friendly™ Charger Controller.