Australian researchers claim a major breakthrough in extending the range of electric vehicles with a significant improvement in the design of lithium-ion batteries. A team from the University of Wollongong in New South Wales reports it has developed a new germanium-based material with five times more energy storage and the potential to go at least twice as far on a charge than current EVs. Nano-engineer Zaiping Guo notes that presently, after 10 hours of charging, the ’13 Holden ...

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