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Battery research will give electric cars the same range as petrol ones


April 7th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 7 (ANI): Danish experts have suggested that more research into batteries was needed to give electric cars the same range as petrol cars.The Achilles' heel of the electric car remains ... Read more...

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New method may help solve lithium battery safety problems


May 17th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): A simple, accurate way of 'seeing' chemistry in action inside a lithium-ion battery has been developed by scientists at Cambridge.By helping them understand how these batteries behave under ... Read more...

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Silicon-coated nanonets could pave way for longer-lasting lithium-ion batteries


February 17th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): A team of Boston College chemists has developed a tiny scaffold-like titanium structure of nanonets coated with silicon particles, which they say could pave the way for faster, ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit unveils Renault’s zero emission two-seater electric car


January 4th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 4 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Monday inaugurated the Twizy Z.E. Concept, a new electric car from the stables of Renault, which will be out on Indian ... Read more...

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Tokyo autoshow to display new electric cars


October 25th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tokyo auto show is all set to start on Wednesday, with press previews starting on Saturday and general visitors can see the show on Saturday too.Automobile major, ... Read more...

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Flexible dye-sensitised solar cell may power future Air Force unmanned aerial vehicles


July 15th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Scientists are hopeful that future Air Force unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will be powered by dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs), which appear to be an optimum energy harvesting source, ... Read more...

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Scientists report major breakthrough in lithium battery technology


May 19th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Scientists have laid the groundwork for a lithium battery that can store and deliver more than three times the power of conventional lithium ion batteries.Research work into ... Read more...

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Electric vehicles not cool enough for GenY (With Images)


February 8th, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Sanjiv Sharma, a city-based hospitality consultant, plans to buy a car. His first. And like most of his peers he is certainly concerned about the rising cost ... Read more...

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Scientists invent laser aircraft refueling


December 9th, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): A team of scientists has devised a unique way of refueling aircraft, using a high-powered laser to recharge on-board batteries.A fundamental problem with aircraft is the amount ... Read more...

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