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Electric-car energy density to approach gasoline by 2045: report

Electric-car energy density to approach gasoline by 2045: report

The lithium-ion battery packs that power modern electric cars are far less energy-dense than the liquid hydrocarbon fuels that power internal-combustion cars. They can't hold nearly as much energy in a given volume or weight, a disadvantage that shows in the relatively short ranges of many electric... read more

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2011 Chevrolet Volt

Battery Wars: General Motors Licenses American Argonne Tech

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... Actually, no--fairly recently and not so far from home, the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory patented a... read more January 12, 2011 by 3


 
Volt Battery Pack

GM To Use Argonne National Lab Advances In Next-Gen Volt Battery

General Motors announced today that it has licensed lithium-ion battery technology developed at Argonne National Laboratories, the research institution that's funded largely... read more January 6, 2011 by 0


 
2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid

A Look At What's Cooking At Argonne National Laboratory

A couple of weeks back, I received an invite to visit Argonne National Laboratory in suburban Chicago. The lab spends a fair amount of time on transportation research--up to... read more September 4, 2010 by 0


 
Vehicle being crushed, from Argonne National Laboratory video

Your Tax $$$ At Work: Argonne Lab's Better Batteries, Greener Fuels

If you watch TV or read the papers, you'll see lots of coverage of people who are pretty unhappy with one facet or another of the U.S. government. This post is about... read more September 22, 2009 by 0


 

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