But details are, predictably, sparse.
Germany earmarks $1.2B for battery production and research.
The race is on to get solid-state batteries.
The Fisker EMotion combines style, range, a luxurious interior and an advanced suite of lidar sensors for autonomous driving.
"Ultimately this could make our spark plug and oxygen sensor businesses obsolete."
It's researching the technology but denies it's developing them with Nissan.
This could revolutionize transportation. Take it from John Goodenough.
Solid state batteries are safer than lithium-ion and can be charged in minutes.
Volkswagen is considering switching to a standardized lithium-ion battery cell design for future plug-in vehicles that could lower the parts' costs by 66 percent.
*UPDATE: We've put the official announcement from Sakti3 below.
It's been quite a while since we've heard anything from Sakti3, the Ann Arbor-based battery company that has been working on next-generation solid state lithium batteries for many years. Heck, even the company's websi
Toyota has never been a big fan of lithium ion batteries, and has a plan in place to replace them with solid-state batteries that are three-to-four times more powerful. Toyota will commercialize solid-state batteries around 2020 and lithium air batteries – which offer a fivefold increase for the same weight – could follow several years later, said Shigeki Suzuki, managing off
The Holy Grail of electric vehicle technology is coming soon, according to Japanese news outlet Nikkei.
Solid-state battery technology is the electric vehicle Holy Grail. Or is it?
Matthew Dakotah over at the Huffington Post has been writing a special "Women in Power" series that profiles leaders in energy and environmental innovation. His latest article on Ann Marie Sastry piqued our interest since she happens to be President and CEO of Sakti3. If you recall, Sakti3 is a promising next-generation lithium-ion battery developer that General Motors and Itochu invest
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