Massive iron batteries could be key to displacing natural gas from the grid
VoltStorage recently raised a Series C worth $24 million from engine manufacturer Cummins. Its previous rounds included investments from SOSV and EIT InnoEnergy.
3 indicators to watch for on Ford Q2 earnings day
While much of the automotive industry has suffered a downturn due to a lack of supply to meet pent-up demand, Ford has bucked the trend. At least, in terms of sales goals so far this year. Industry wi
Gridtential thinks the OG rechargeable battery chemistry is ripe for disruption
Silicon-lead battery startup Gridtential today announced partnerships with two players in the lead-acid market, Hammond Group and Wirtz Manufacturing.
Dual-chemistry battery tech could push BMW’s iX EV to 600-mile range
BMW’s iX was introduced late last year with a maximum range of 324 miles. With the prototype, ONE is hoping to nearly double that to 600 miles.
Solid Power’s pilot production line brings road-tripping solid-state batteries closer to reality
The move represents another step in the steady march toward solid-state lithium-ion batteries, which promise to bring unprecedented range and safety to electric vehicles.
US battery production enters new era as Solid Power’s pilot production line debuts
By Solid Power’s very realistic timeline, we might have the opportunity to buy a solid-state battery EV as soon as 2028.
Investors reward battery startup SES for losing money (but not too much)
While R&D work continues on its lithium-metal technology, an increasing amount of SES' cash is going toward building facilities in the ramp up to commercial production.
Exclusive look at patent filings reveals Our Next Energy’s plans for a no-compromise EV battery pack
TechCrunch reviewed ONE’s patent applications and has an exclusive look at how the company plans to merge different battery types into a pack that’s twice as energy dense as what’s in today’s
Charged with billions in capital, meet the 9 startups developing tomorrow’s batteries today
Today’s batteries are better in every respect than those made five years ago, but they still leave much to be desired. What’s needed are some breakthroughs.
Fast-charge EV battery maker StoreDot pulls in $80M led led by Vietnam’s VinFast
StoreDot, the Israeli next-generation battery technology startup touting an “extreme fast charging” (XFC) battery for electric vehicles, has secured the first close of its latest funding round led
Ample raises $160M to scale its battery swapping service
Instead of an EV battery being something that needs to be recharged, like an iPhone, Ample wants to turn them into things that can be swapped out, like batteries in a digital camera.
Widespread electrification requires us to rethink battery technology
The global transition to electrification has increased demand for longer-lasting and faster-charging batteries. But battery innovation hasn’t kept pace with society’s ambitions.
Volkswagen will bring 240 gigawatt hours of battery production capacity to Europe by 2030
Volkswagen AG is gearing up to seize the top spot as the world’s largest electric vehicle manufacturer with plans announced Monday to have six 40 gigawatt hour (GWh) battery cell production plants i
Self-charging, thousand-year battery startup NDB aces key tests and lands first beta customers
Pleasanton-based green energy startup NDB, Inc. has reached a key milestone today with the completion of two proof of concept tests of its nano diamond battery (NDB). One of these tests took place at
Volkswagen sinks another $200 million into solid-state battery company QuantumScape
Volkswagen said Tuesday it has invested another $200 million into QuantumScape, a Stanford University spinout developing solid-state batteries as the automaker bets on a next-generation technology tha
With Tony Fadell’s help, Advano is building battery components to power an electric future
Using scrap silicon as its feedstock, a New Orleans-based company called Advano has raised $18.5 million to manufacture battery components to enable more powerful, smaller and longer-lasting batteries
Battery tech startup Sila Nano lands $45 million and Tesla veteran Kurt Kelty
Sila Technologies, the battery materials company that has partnered with BMW and Daimler, landed $45 million in new funding and hired two high-profile executives, including Kurt Kelty, who led the bat
Kickstarter darling EcoFlow Delta battery generator is not what it seems
The EcoFlow Delta is a new battery generator available on Kickstarter with incredible features claimed. Most are true, some are not. Devices like the Delta offer incredible battery storage capacity. D
Negative? How a Navy veteran refused to accept a ‘no’ to his battery invention
The journey for Trevor Jackson started, as many things do in tech, with research. He’d become fascinated by the experiments done not with lithium batteries, which had come to dominate the battery in
Bosch launches cloud-connected battery management to extend the life of EV batteries
Bosch is bringing to market a new cloud-connected software service to manage and monitor the battery life of electric vehicles. “Bosch is connecting electric-vehicle batteries with the cloud. Its da