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Advances in technology are driving popularity of EVs

New research by Gillingham, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, finds that recent adoption of EVs is driven overwhelmingly by technological advances, while general consumer preferences for EVs has changed little.

Yale University | 30-May-2023 7:45 PM EDT

Electricity cheaper than diesel for heavy goods vehicles

In the past, it was considered unprofitable to electrify heavy goods vehicles that transport cargo over long distances. But now researchers at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden have shown that it can be cheaper to run heavy goods vehicles...

Chalmers University of Technology | 25-May-2023 1:45 PM EDT

Going Electric: Argonne Partners with the University of Illinois Chicago for Next Generation Electrochemistry event

Argonne lecturers, laboratory tours, are featured at the University of Illinois Chicago’s Next Generation Electrochemistry workshop focusing on advanced topics in electrochemistry. The workshop is in its eighth year.

Argonne National Laboratory | 25-May-2023 10:40 AM EDT

Privacy protection and other corporate accountability matters in the Business Ethics channel

Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, was fined a record 1.2 billion euros ($1.3 billion) and ordered to stop transferring data collected from Facebook users in Europe to the United States. Find the latest research and expert...

Newswise | 23-May-2023 2:45 PM EDT

A first step to designing better solid-state batteries

Researchers from Argonne and Northeastern University in Boston characterized reactions in all-solid-state lithium batteries.

Argonne National Laboratory | 23-May-2023 1:00 PM EDT

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Development of self-healing lens material to prevent traffic accidents in self-driving cars

The Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT) research team developed a material that heals scratches on the sensor of an autonomous vehicle.

National Research Council of Science and Technology | 22-May-2023 12:00 AM EDT

To avoid a battery crisis, more of us should share small, lightweight EVs

Most global scenarios and governmental targets for decarbonizing the transport sector consider battery-powered electric vehicles as a main part of the solution. Enormous amounts of raw materials are needed to build enough batteries and ensure a...

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) | 18-May-2023 11:10 AM EDT

Newswise: Emissions reductions of Chinese EVs
Emissions reductions of Chinese EVs

Chinese electric vehicles (EVs) drive larger emissions reductions over time, due to increased operating efficiency and a greener electricity mix, according to a study.

PNAS Nexus | 16-May-2023 7:35 PM EDT

Newswise: Kentucky, Tennessee GAME Change team wins NSF Engines Development Award
Kentucky, Tennessee GAME Change team wins NSF Engines Development Award

The University of Kentucky, as lead organization, together with partners across Kentucky and Tennessee, has been awarded $1 million from the U.S. National Science Foundation’s Regional Innovation Engines, or NSF Engines, program. This team’s...

University of Kentucky | 11-May-2023 3:45 PM EDT

A new look at the electric vehicle supply chain as battery-powered cars hit the roads en masse

Researchers at Argonne have published a series of reports that look at how production of electric vehicles and lithium-ion batteries for cars are reshaping the transportation sector, with impacts ranging from job creation to reduction of greenhouse...

Argonne National Laboratory | 4-May-2023 6:20 PM EDT

Newswise: Speedy composite manufacturing
Speedy composite manufacturing

An Oak Ridge National Laboratory-developed advanced manufacturing technology, AMCM, was recently licensed by Orbital Composites and enables the rapid production of composite-based components, which could accelerate the decarbonization of vehicles,...

Oak Ridge National Laboratory | 3-May-2023 12:50 PM EDT

Newswise: Making electric vehicle charging stations cybersecure
Making electric vehicle charging stations cybersecure

Argonne research is informing smart infrastructure that can support the electric grid.

Argonne National Laboratory | 2-May-2023 3:30 PM EDT

Self-folding origami machines powered by chemical reaction

A Cornell-led collaboration harnessed chemical reactions to make microscale origami machines self-fold – freeing them from the liquids in which they usually function, so they can operate in dry environments and at room temperature.

Cornell University | 2-May-2023 10:25 AM EDT

Newswise: Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Robert Wagner receives 2023 SAE Medal of Honor
Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Robert Wagner receives 2023 SAE Medal of Honor

SAE International has awarded Oak Ridge National Laboratory Buildings and Transportation Science Division Director Robert Wagner with the SAE Medal of Honor for his dedication and support of the organization’s mission of advancing mobility...

Oak Ridge National Laboratory | 21-Apr-2023 5:00 PM EDT

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TRANSCRIPT AND VIDEO AVAILABLE Live Event for April 21: Sleeping pill reduces levels of Alzheimer’s proteins

Researcher will discuss the study which involved a sleeping aid known as suvorexant that is already approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for insomnia, hints at the potential of sleep medications to slow or stop the progression of...

Newswise | 21-Apr-2023 3:10 PM EDT

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Recycled Aluminum Offers Energy, Emissions and Electric Vehicle Battery Range Savings

Scrap aluminum can now be collected and transformed directly into new vehicle parts using an innovative process being developed by the automotive industry, in particular for electric vehicles.

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory | 18-Apr-2023 8:05 AM EDT

University of Miami College of Engineering launches consortium to make flying cars a reality for commuters

To transform the way we commute and live, the University of Miami College of Engineering launched the Miami Engineering Autonomous Mobility Initiative (MEAMI), a consortium of world-class academic, industry, and government partners.

University of Miami | 17-Apr-2023 2:05 PM EDT

Autonomous buses: It’s all about when, not how, they sound

Researchers at Cornell University are using sound to help autonomous vehicles navigate complex social situations, like communicating with people in traffic. After testing multiple scenarios, they discovered the timing of a sound, rather than the...

Cornell University | 17-Apr-2023 1:45 PM EDT

Research provides new insight into quantum effects in lithium sulfur batteries

Today’s electric vehicles can drive about 300 miles per charge. Lithium-sulfur batteries have the potential for a driving range of more than 400 miles with practical capacities of up to 500 watt-hours per kilogram at the pack level, twice that of...

Clemson University | 13-Apr-2023 1:05 PM EDT

Newswise: A neuromorphic visual sensor can recognise moving objects and predict their path
A neuromorphic visual sensor can recognise moving objects and predict their path

The new smart sensor uses embedded information to detect motion in a single video frame

Aalto University | 17-Apr-2023 3:05 AM EDT