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Charged EVs | Ionic MT says its nano-silicon can replace graphite in EV batteries, improving performance

Battery material technology company Ionic Mineral Technologies has emerged from stealth mode to debut its halloysite-derived nano-silicon, Ionisil, which is meant to be used as a drop-in replacement for graphite in lithium-based batteries. Ionic MT is a...

Charged EVs | Designing a hardware-in-the-loop simulation test system for an EV startup

Sponsored by Pickering interfaces A complete physical HIL simulation system based around modular PXI switching and simulation modules Imagine the challenge. You are working for an electric vehicle (EV) startup, designing the Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation...

Charged EVs | Volkswagen Group acquires 25% stake in 24M, will use its SemiSolid battery platform

Volkswagen Group and Cambridge, Massachusetts-based battery developer 24M Technologies have formed a strategic partnership under which VW will manufacture EV batteries using 24M’s SemiSolid platform. VW has acquired a 25% stake in 24M, and will establish a...

Charged EVs | Schaffner’s new FN2220 line of EMC filters for EV fast charging

Swiss power electronics company Schaffner has introduced a new EMC filter product line for EV fast charging. The new FN2220 meets the IEC/EN 61851-23 standard for EV conductive charging systems, as well as the UL 2202 EV charging system equipment standard. The...