Luckily, with backing from NASA and DARPA, Influit has developed an incredible flow battery that solves all of these issues in one fell swoop.
The world’s largest EV battery maker CATL recently announced a novel Kirin battery technology that allows for higher energy density than Tesla’s 4680 battery cells in the same footprint.
We were recently given the opportunity to test Optima’s new Digital 1200 12V Performance Charger. The Digital 1200 is significant as it’s Optima’s first crack at a battery charger and it has some impressive features and specs. As a division within the world’s largest battery manufacturer, Johnson Controls, Optima has been given access to the resources needed to produce a charger that’s twice as fast as anything else of similar size, or price. The “Performance Charger” name is for serious, folks.
A story from The New York Times Wheels Blog is reporting that battery manufacturer Envia Systems has made a significant breakthrough in lithium-ion battery technology that could drastically change the EV game.
Chinese automaker BYD (stands for Build Your Dreams, in case you forgot) has been in attendance at the North American International Auto Show since 2008, and has never delivered anything less than a massively entertaining press conference in that time.