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Magnesium Batteries: Another Potential EV Future

NASA Prototype Lithium-Ion Polymer Battery. Source: Wikimedia Commons An interesting article last week about research into the use of Magnesium instead of Lithium in batteries for, amongst other things, the electric car raises some interesting points concerning which players are lower risk investment in what may become a rapidly changing technological space. First, the attraction [...]

A123 Systems: How Supportive Is The Deal on GM’s Spark EV?

Shares in A123 Systems (AONE) jumped 26.5% on Wednesday as General Motors (GM) unveiled the company’s new Chevrolet Spark EV microcompact – and of course announced that the car’s battery pack will be supplied by the Massachusetts-based A123. The Spark EV is slated to go on sale in the States in 2013. Little detail regarding the supply agreement has [...]

A123 Systems Secures Deal With ALTe

Following the company’s recent deal with General Motors (GM), A123 Systems (AONE) has now secured a further ‘long-term’ supply agreement with ALTe, a developer of Range Extended Electric Powertrains used to repower light commercial vehicles. AONE’s advanced Nanophosphate technology will be used to build 21.6 kWh battery packs, forming a critical part of ALTe’s powertrain. [...]

Tesla And The Future Of The Electric Car

Tesla Model S: Image used with permission from Tesla. A debate has once again been raised with regard to the future of clean technology and in particular the electric car. Whilst many of the issues on which this debate is based are genuine, they in fact fail to get to the heart of the matter. It [...]