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The Importance of Professor Goodenough

John Goodenough is not a household name, yet the majority of households in the developed world make use of his discoveries virtually every day. It was Professor Goodenough who oversaw the major breakthrough in lithium ion battery technology during his time at Oxford University where he brewed the secret sauce for modern lithium batteries back in the late seventies

500km Charge in 5 minutes

Not surprisingly with the amount of money in battery R&D, technological breakthroughs are happening on a regular basis.  Many of these 'breakthroughs' will for whatever reasons not make it to market.  We have reported on a number of battery technologies that look very promising and one that seems to be improving rapidly simply blows away the 'hours

Tesla Sign Dahn Lab

Tesla Motors have signed an exclusive 5 year research agreement with Dahn Labs. Dahn Labs are a battery research group at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada headed up by professor Jeff Dahn. Global battery research has undergone a transformation over the past decade as the advent of electric vehicles and battery storage expand