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New Tech Promises EV Charge Times Measured in Minutes

Power Density vs Energy Density

The elegance of SMC design is its ability to bridge the gap between relatively long-range but slow charging Li-ion batteries and fast charging but distance-challenged supercapacitors. Researchers might finally have a method to create both high power and energy dense cells without sacrificing one for the other.

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The Cost of Electric Car Convenience

Wonder how pricing is determined for plug-in autos? One study from the University of Delaware revealed the top attributes buyers consider in an electric car, and then determined the prices consumers would find acceptable given a certain level of performance.

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Faster Battery Technology a Major Milestone?

Perhaps the single greatest barrier to widespread adoption of plug-in automobiles is the time it takes to charge them.  We have looked into charging times in the past, and even with the most advanced infrastructure in place at charging stations, you are still looking at one hour or more to …

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