Keyword: Electric vehicles

Briefs: Unmanned Systems
This fuel cell could power a variety of transportation modes such as unmanned underwater vehicles, drones, and eventually electric aircraft.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
The Battery Identity Global Passport could be accessible as a scannable QR code or a computer chip.
Q&A: Electronics & Computers
Kristin Sampayan from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory found a fast way to switch high voltages.
Briefs: Motion Control
The lightweight brake rotor design with high heat dissipation uses novel surface cooling technology.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The carbon fiber serves as the electrode, conductor, and load-bearing material.
Q&A: Energy
Dr. Burak Ozpineci is developing a system that charges electric vehicles while driving.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
One of the final hurdles to hydrogen power is securing a safe method for detecting hydrogen leaks.
Articles: Motion Control
See how simulation software is being used to is automate the test process for vehicle rotors.
Briefs: Materials
The energy storage device can store a charge up to 900 times greater than state-of-the-art supercapacitors.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
With new vehicles, automotive manufacturers will need to closely monitor the current flowing to the motor.
Briefs: Software
A new machine learning algorithm could make smartphones charge faster and increase the time between charges for electric vehicles.
Briefs: Energy
This supercapacitor promises storage, high power, and fast charging.
Briefs: Energy
The technology is inherently safer and more energy-dense than today’s lithium-ion batteries.
Briefs: Automotive
The material can be scaled for use in ultra-efficient, power-dense, electric vehicle traction motors.
Briefs: Energy
The new battery technology could improve electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft and supercharge safe, long-range electric cars.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This battery would enable a 10-minute electrical vehicle recharge.
Q&A: Transportation
A new system from Oak Ridge National Laboratory enables electric vehicles to be charged while on the road.
Briefs: Energy
Solid-State Lithium Battery
This thin film battery can be used for on-package power in mass market electric vehicles (EVs) and electronic devices.
Briefs: AR/AI
The method slashes battery testing times — a key barrier to longer-lasting, faster-charging batteries for electric vehicles.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The coating could make lightweight lithium metal batteries safe and long-lasting for the next generation of electric vehicles.
Briefs: Automotive
Fuse devices enable circuit safety in high-power applications, such as motion control and alternative energy generation, in addition to electric vehicles.
Briefs: Transportation
This controller minimizes the burden on the power grid.
Briefs: Transportation
A combination of additives shows promise for boosting battery performance in very cold or hot weather.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A prototype of the AC 'Biode' battery has been developed at 20W.
Articles: Lighting
Semi-Liquid Metal Anode for Next-Generation Batteries

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have developed a semi-liquid lithium metal-based anode. Lithium batteries made using this new...

Briefs: Transportation

Lithium-air batteries are poised to become the next replacement for currently used lithium-ion batteries that power electric vehicles, cell-phones, and computers....

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Today's lithium-ion batteries use cathodes (one of the two electrodes in a battery) made of a transition metal oxide. Batteries with cathodes made of sulfur are considered a...

Briefs: Automotive

Lithium batteries allow electric vehicles to travel several hundred miles on one charge. Their capacity for energy storage is well known — so is their tendency to occasionally...

Briefs: Automotive
Battery Electrolyte Doubles Driving Range for Electric Vehicles

Conventional electrolytes used in lithium-ion batteries that power household electronics like computers and cellphones are not suitable for lithium-metal batteries. Lithium-metal batteries that replace a graphite electrode with a lithium electrode are the holy grail of energy...