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Charged EVs | LANXESS says demonstration proves feasibility of polyamide 6 for battery enclosures

Chemical provider LANXESS and automotive supplier Kautex Textron say they have proven the feasibility of the plastic polyamide 6 for high-voltage battery enclosures in EVs. The companies jointly developed a 1.4-meter demonstrator composed of a polyamide 6-based...

Charged EVs | Today’s EV engineering webinar schedule: Monday, October 17th

Charged is hosting a virtual conference on EV engineering that’s free to attend and it starts today. The conference includes live webinar sessions with interactive Q&As and on-demand webinars. View the daily session schedule online here. All of the live...

Charged EVs | ZF introduces electric drive for commercial vehicles

ZF has introduced several new e-mobility systems designed for commercial vehicles, including an electric drive, a vehicle power take-off system and a power steering system. The CeTrax 2 electric drive is composed of two oil-cooled e-motors, two 800 V SiC...

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...