A New Lithium-Air Battery With Same Energy Density As Gasoline

Researchers from the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and Argonne National Labs have created a practical demonstration of a lithium-air battery with a room temperature energy density of 685 Wh/kg. Furthermore, they believe that their new battery will be less expensive to manufacture and safer than a traditional lithium-ion batteryContinue Reading

Markus Schaefer, the head of research and development for the Mercedes-Benz division of Daimler, say his company currently has no plans to develop next-generation internal combustion engines Instead, it is shifting its focus to the development of electric powertrains and batteries. However, he did indicate his company could still developContinue Reading