July 13, 2020

batteries

  1. February 17, 2020

    Tips for extending the lifetime of lithium-ion batteries

    U-M researchers developed a list of nine best practices for lithium-ion battery lifetime extension after examining academic papers and manufacturers’ user manuals and customer-support websites.

  2. March 31, 2017

    U-M, Toyota Research Institute partner in $2.4M battery project

    With a $2.4 million investment from the Toyota Research Institute, U-M researchers will develop computer simulation tools to predict automotive battery performance.

  3. October 6, 2016

    Battery startup Elegus Technologies enters $1.5M joint venture

    U-M startup Elegus Technologies has formed a $1.5 million joint venture with two major industry players in an effort to make safer, longer-lasting lithium-ion batteries.

  4. October 21, 2015

    U-M battery pioneer startup Sakti3 acquired by Dyson

    Sakti3, a U-M startup that pioneered a new battery platform, has been purchased by Dyson in a $90 million deal that follows an initial investment of $15 million earlier this year.

  5. October 2, 2015

    U-M Energy Institute opens world-class battery research lab

    The U-M Energy Institute has opened its Battery Fabrication and Characterization User Facility to further expand the Midwest’s rapidly growing battery research and manufacturing capabilities.

  6. January 28, 2015

    Kevlar membrane makes for safer, thinner rechargeable batteries

    New battery technology from U-M should be able to prevent the kind of fires that grounded Boeing 787 Dreamliners in 2013.