Lithium – Green Car Reports reported that Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is faced with new doubts over his plans for a gigafactory, however this time, the skepticism comes from Tesla's lithium-ion cell supplier, Panasonic.
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Graphite – Technology Metals Research's Gareth Hatch posted an extensive analysis of Tesla Motors Inc.'s (NASDAQ:TSLA) lithium-ion gigafactory announcement, concluding that Northern Graphite Corp. (TSXV:NGC) and Focus Graphite Inc. (TSXV:FMS) will be able to take advantage of it "if it comes to fruition."
Lithium – CTV News reported that missing Malaysian Airlines flight was carrying flammable lithium-ion batteries, prompting speculation that a fire could have occurred during the flight.
Lithium – In a recent Green Car Reports article, Researchers oat the Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin examined the life-cycle of lithium -ion batteries.
Lithium – In an article published this morning, Industrial Minerals' Simon Moores states that Tesla Motors Inc.'s (NASDAQ:TSLA) planned $5-billion lithium-ion battery "gigafactory" could increase natural graphite demand by 37 percent by 2020.
Lithium – Nanotechweb.org reported that researchers at the United States' Northwestern University and Argonne National Laboratory have discovered that the electronic type of a single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT) determines how well it can accommodate lithium.
Lithium – Indo-Asian News Service reported that researchers from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University have designed a sugar-consuming "bio-battery" whose output per weight is greater than that of typical lithium-ion batteries.
Lithium – Scientists at Stanford University and the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory believe they have solved key issues associated with silicon anodes, which can be used in lithium-ion batteries.
Lithium – ExtremeTech reported that researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have built a lithium-ion battery that is not flammable. Flammability is a major flaw for such batteries.
Graphite – Northern Graphite Corp. (TSXV:NGC,OTCQX:NGPHF) announced that it has partnered with Coulometrics LLC to manage the development of its proprietary technologies for manufacturing spherical graphite and bettering the performance of lithium-ion batteries. To start off, the companies will work on developing nanomaterial-based surface coatings for spherical graphite.