According to the federal government, 107 post graduate engineers will be placed in industry-based automotive projects, with $5 million in grants to be provided. The Automotive Engineering Graduate Program will deliver 10 grants to seven universities in Victoria, Western Australia and Queensland. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, Karen Andrews said the post graduates would work … Continue reading $5 million funding for automotive engineering
The Western Australian government has launched its strategy to support export growth in the areas of battery minerals, materials, technologies and expertise. The Australian Future Battery Industry Strategy was announced by WA premier Mark McGowan and state mines and petroleum minister Bill Johnston this week. McGowan said that increased demand for electric vehicles and energy … Continue reading WA government launches battery industry strategy
The demand for lithium-ion batteries continues to increase, driven by the growth in hybrid and electric vehicle (xEV) production and the use of lithium-ion batteries in energy storage systems (ESS), according to a report by metals, minerals and chemical industry consultancy firm Roskill. The transition from a market dominated by portable electronics to a market … Continue reading Lithium-ion battery usage on the rise
Stored energy from electric vehicles (EVs) can be used to power large buildings – creating new possibilities for the future of smart, renewable energy – thanks to new battery research from WMG at the University of Warwick.
Engineers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany have developed a new concept for current and voltage sensors for batteries that could be used in electric vehicles (EV).
A team of scientists from UCF has developed a new process for creating flexible supercapacitors that can store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without degrading.
Companies, industry bodies, research institutions and other organisations are invited to submit creative proposals to the South Australian government which will accelerate the development and implementation of connected and autonomous vehicle technology.
Researchers have designed a thin plastic membrane that stops rechargeable batteries from discharging when not in use and allows for rapid recharging.
Samsung Electronics is to pay 3 billion yuan ($450 million) for a stake in Chinese automaker and rechargeable batteries firm BYD, the Chinese company said in a stock exchange filing this week.
According to analysts at IDTechEx, significant growth is predicted for the electric vehicle market, which will result in almost one trillion dollars in sales at ex-factory prices in 2026.
Energy Independent Vehicles 2016-2026, the brand new report from IDTechEx Research, argues that electric energy independent vehicles (EIVs) will be one of the most important megatrends this century because buying and delivering fuel becomes a thing of the past and a major source of global and local pollution is eliminated.