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The future of batteries, electric cars, and driverless vehicles. A new blog from Medium.

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Dispatch from the UK

At this point, investing in cleaner combustion technology is like trying to develop a healthier candy bar

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The trick will be keeping all the innards cool

A new fast-charging station at JFK Airport in New York. Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty


Solid Power pivot, Ford wakes up, Cyber threat

Photo: Constance Bannister/Getty


If you’re driving a Formula E race car, these niobium tungsten oxide anodes are for you

Target market — Formula-E in Rome. Photo: Andrea Diodato/NurPhoto/Getty


The first thing to know is that Chinese companies have shown up in Argentina

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The company promises 12-minute charging everywhere

With VW’s Dustin Krause, right, trying out the VW ID.4 electric SUV. Photo: Alisha LeVine


Is it only coincidence? EV and battery-makers are all heading towards the same basic strategy

The BMW concept electric i8 at a 2013 auto show. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint/Getty Images


Dendrites, demand signal, and a battery report

Photo: Bicanski/Creative Commons


But most battery researchers don’t believe it

QuantumScape’s breakthrough separator. Photo courtesy of QuantumScape


But Ford is going the other way, gambling that EV demand will come late

GM says its Ultium battery will ultimately be powered by a silicon or lithium metal anode. Photo courtesy of GM

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