“If every vehicle in California ran on hydrogen, we could meet refuelling logistics with only 15 percent of the nearly 10,000 gasoline stations currently operating in the state.”
Speaking at the opening of the Chicago Auto Show yesterday, Toyota’s Senior Vice President Bob Carter said that the company’s green car credibility will continue to grow because of its upcoming hydrogen fuel cell car, due next year.
“Using this technique will help make battery design much more systematic, and less trial and error.”
Dr. Ken Ogata, Department of Engineering at Cambridge University, on a new method to monitor what happens inside silicon lithium batteries. The researchers went down to atomic level, using a combination of nanotechnology and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) techniques.