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Nikola Motor Claims Historic Battery Technology Breakthrough

Nikola Motor Co. said Tuesday that it achieved a landmark breakthrough in battery technology that could double the range of electric vehicles without adding any weight.

“We have the Holy Grail of batteries. You are talking about making electric vehicles at an affordable price point,” said Trevor Milton, founder and chief executive of the Phoenix, Ariz., startup. Nikola is developing hydrogen fuel cell and battery-electric heavy-duty trucks.

 

The breakthrough has not been confirmed by an independent third party.

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India College Installs Imergy Flow Battery

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Kodak and Oak Ridge National Laboratory Announce New Collaboration on Battery Storage, Solar And Energy-Efficiency Tech

Rochester, N.Y.-based Eastman Kodak Co. and the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have entered into an agreement to accelerate commercialization and manufacturing of next-generation battery and energy storage devices and materials.

The partnership will focus on connecting emerging companies in the cleantech sector with resources at both ORNL and Kodak's Eastman Business Park (EBP). It is hoped that the effort will also spark the formation of new high-tech companies at EBP.

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