Maxwell Technologies, San Diego, CA, believes it is on target to supply economic, life-of-the-vehicle, ultracapacitors for hybrid vehicle energy storage. Maxwell's current production, small ultracapacitors (trade name: Power Cache) used in a broad array of products, are said to deliver up to 100 times the energy of conventional capacitors and 10 times the power of ordinary batteries. This no doubt is what attracted the attention of vehicle makers to seek larger sizes for transportation ...

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