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Fluoride discovery could lead to much longer-lasting EV batteries

Cells using it would have much lower environmental impact

Cells using it would have much lower environmental impact.

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A Chinese startup may have cracked solid-state batteries

But details are, predictably, sparse

But details are, predictably, sparse.

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Stung by Asian dominance, Germany pours cash into EV battery ventures

Germany earmarks $1.2B for battery production, research

Germany earmarks $1.2B for battery production and research.

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Husqvarna's first electric motorcycle is a knobby little minibike

With a cute 6.7-horsepower motor

With a cute 6.7-horsepower motor.

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Audi expects 2020 E-Tron GT to accept 350-kW fast charging

It would mean charing to 80 percent capacity in less than 12 minutes

It would mean charing to 80 percent capacity in less than 12 minutes.

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GM's battery lab for EVs is getting a $28 million enhancement

Investment is part of plan for 20 new electrics worldwide by 2023

It's part of plans to introduce 20 new EVs worldwide by 2023.

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Daimler to build battery factories in Sindelfingen, Untertuerkheim

Daimler also building EV batteries in U.S., China and Thailand

Daimler also building EV batteries in U.S., China and Thailand.

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BMW agrees to $4.7 billion contract with China's CATL for battery cells

BMW is "very comfortable" with two suppliers of battery cells

BMW is "very comfortable" with two suppliers of battery cells.

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Battery industry will boom, but will profits?

ADL finds a spending frenzy but doesn’t think a God Battery will be found

ADL finds a spending frenzy but doesn't think a God Battery will be found.

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ReVolt plans retro electric motorcycle based on WWII-era BMW

ReVolt will use the Chinese replica of the BMW R71 sidecar bike

Lithium battery technology company Alternet Systems announced Tuesday the formation of a new company that will build an electric motorcycle based on the classic 1938 BMW R71 motorcycle with sidecar used by German troops during World War II and by Steve McQueen to outrun them in the 1963 film "The Great Escape."

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Tesla's giant battery farm is now live in South Australia

Wind-generated energy stored and disbursed when, where it's needed.

With a little lot of help from Tesla, Australia is now home to the world's largest lithium-ion battery. Back in March, Elon Musk told Atlassian CEO Mike Cannon-Brookes that he could create a 100MWh battery storage farm within 100 days — otherwise, his company would do the job for free. The Twitter pledge was in response to ongoing power shortages in South Australia, which were causing blackouts and political uncertainty about the country's push toward renewable energy sources. The batterie

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Samsung's 'graphene ball' battery could lead to fast-charging EVs

The tech could also boost capacities by up to 45 percent.

Graphene provides more durability and conductivity.

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VW, Google partner for quantum computing

Google's computing power to help VW optimize traffic, develop AI and explore battery materials.

It could help make cars smarter and more efficient.

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Tesla's head of battery engineering exits

Jon Wagner is hiring at his new stealth startup.

He was involved in automotive and stationary batteries.

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Tesla Model 3 spied near Detroit — and the car appears to be dead

A dead 12V battery may have made the electronic door locks inoperable.

A dead 12V battery may have made the electronic doors locks inoperable.

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Tesla helps restore electricity at children’s hospital in Puerto Rico

Only 26 percent of the island has had power restored in U.S. history's biggest blackout.

Only 26 percent of the island has had power restored in U.S. history's biggest blackout.

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Toshiba claims EV battery breakthrough: 200-mile charge in 6 minutes

Toshiba's next-gen SCiB battery uses a new anode material.

Faster charging, more density and longer life through a titanium niobium oxide anode.

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