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Car batteries can be frozen for safer transportation

Currently transporting damaged and defective car batteries is an expensive process as they need to be placed in an explosion proof box which costs thousands of pounds, however researchers from WMG at the University of Warwick in collaboration with Jaguar Land Rover engineers have been able to freeze batteries with Liquid Nitrogen.

Mon 02 Dec 2019, 13:18 | Tags: Jaguar Land Rover, WMG, Batteries, Sciences

Used Electric Vehicles batteries could be used for rickshaws in Bangladesh

Used EV batteries could be used to power rickshaws in Bangladesh, as researchers from WMG, University of Warwick, seeking to find out how they can be repurposed for the rickshaws and lower peoples’ carbon footprint.

Wed 13 Nov 2019, 13:50 | Tags: development, WMG, Batteries, electric vehicles, Sciences

“Nextrode” project to revolutionise the manufacturing of battery electrodes

The Faraday Institution funded “Nextrode” project, involving WMG at the University of Warwick, will research ways to make electrodes for Li-ion batteries which unlock the electrochemical potential of their ingredients.

Wed 04 Sep 2019, 09:54 | Tags: WMG, research, funding, Batteries, electric vehicles, energy, Sciences

Researchers convert used car batteries into units that could power farms in the developing world

Researchers at WMG, University of Warwick, have found a way not just to recycle used electric vehicle batteries, but repurpose them as small energy storage systems (ESS) for off grid locations in developing countries or isolated communities. The repurposed units, each containing approximately 2kWh of energy capacity, will be able to power a small shop, a farm holding, or multiple residential homes.

Mon 12 Aug 2019, 09:59 | Tags: Jaguar Land Rover, WMG, Batteries, recycling, Sciences

How you charge your mobile phone could compromise its battery lifespan

Researchers at WMG at the University of Warwick have found that use of inductive charging, whilst highly convenient, risks depleting the life of mobile phones using typical LIBs (Lithium-ion batteries)

Wed 26 Jun 2019, 08:52 | Tags: WMG, Batteries, Sciences

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