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Lead-acid battery lifespan to be increased for use in energy storage systems

Energy storage systems (ESS) are used in decentralised and complex electricity networks; lead-acid batteries could be a clean and green option for ESS. Researchers from WMG University of Warwick and Loughborough University will investigate how to optimise the management of lead-acid batteries in ESS use.

World’s largest public scenario database for testing and assuring safe Autonomous Vehicle deployments

The Safety PoolTM Scenario Database, the largest public repository of scenarios for testing autonomous vehicles in the world, has been launched today by WMG at the University of Warwick, and Deepen AI.

Coventry Very Light Rail tours its future home

The prototype vehicle has done a tour of Coventry so it could see its future operational home. After leaving the vehicle production site in Coventry it stopped outside the Co-op building and the Transport Museum so that the public could get a better view.

Tue 23 Mar 2021, 20:45 | Tags: WMG, Coventry, electric vehicles, Coventry VLR, Sciences

University of Warwick’s WMG & Engineering wins £5 million & key coordinating role in Government’s Driving the Electric Revolution programme

WMG and the School of Engineering at the University of Warwick have been awarded just over £5 million funding and a key coordinating role in the Government’s Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centre programme.

Tue 23 Mar 2021, 13:14 | Tags: automotive, WMG, electric vehicles, Sciences

Solid-state batteries could be made more cleanly by scaling-up flash sintering

Densifying ceramics using flash sintering reduces energy use and may be used to improve the viability of manufacturing complex ceramic structures such as those required for solid state batteries by lowering the temperatures and shortening the duration of the heat treatment.

Tue 09 Mar 2021, 09:40 | Tags: manufacturing, WMG, Batteries, electric vehicles, Sciences

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