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Dyson's electric car venture to be three-part

The first car won't have solid-state batteries after all.

The first Dyson vehicle is planned for 2020.

Official
Fisker has filed patents for solid-state batteries

The company expects production-ready batteries around 2023

The technology will be on display at CES 2018.

Report
Solid-state batteries hold tremendous potential and big challenges

Solid-state battery technology is the electric vehicle Holy Grail. Or is it?

Toyota prototypes 4-layer solid-state battery

Solid-state batteries have the potential to offer more power output and higher energy storage density than a typical lithium-ion battery. In addition, the reactive liquid electrolyte found in conventional li-ion batteries is thought to lead to cell instability and effect the life span of the battery. Solid-state technology could provide automakers with a battery that not only packs significantly more punch, but also has longevity unmatched by today's liquid electrolyte-based li-ion batteries. Un

Planar Energy to begin small-scale production of solid-state batteries in 2011

Planar Energy, a spin-off of the National Renewable Energy Laboratories, has quietly been developing solid-state battery technology and remains convinced that the future of electric vehicle batteries is solid-state technology. The Orlando-based company believes that its solid-state design could potentially offer more power output and higher energy storage d

Additional $10.4 million in advanced-battery technology grants awarded by DOE, three companies benefit

The Department of Energy (DOE) seems to be loaded with cash these days and is stopping just short of throwing the stuff at companies. We're thrilled that several advanced battery companies have received lots of the greenbacks, but the cash flow has to run dry at some point, right? Not yet, because the DOE has awarded grants to three more advanced battery technology companies.