Swatch says it has a better electric car battery

December 21st, 2015 Comments Off on Swatch says it has a better electric car battery

Swatch, the innovative Swiss companyCircontrol brings together over a hundred experts from all over Europe to discuss the current situation and future of the electric vehicle. Read more ... » known mostly for its stylish watches, made an attempt to  build an electricCouncil aims to turbo-charge electric car use in Oxford. Read more ... » carCouncil aims to turbo-charge electric car use in Oxford. Read more ... » way back in the 80’s. That effort was a dismal failure, mostly because the timing was all wrong. The only batteriesThinking of buying yet another nissan LEAF Acenta....call me crazy but it's cheaper than ICE to join my household!. Read more ... » available then were of the traditional lead acid variety. No one had even thought of using a lithium iona Day at BetterPlace Visitor Centre. Read more ... » batterya Day at BetterPlace Visitor Centre. Read more ... » to powerThe all-electric Volkswagen e-up! goes on sale on Monday 2 December priced at £19,250 (including £5,000 Government grant or £24,250 on the road).. Read more ... » an electric carCouncil aims to turbo-charge electric car use in Oxford. Read more ... » back then.

That program ledNissan turns over a new LEAF: Japanese manufacturer unveils its redesigned electric car which promises to end 'range anxiety'. Read more ... » to the smart car and a partnership with Mercedes. The collaboration turned sour, however, and Swatch was bought out by the GermanAmazing: Salt water-powered electric car approved for roads in Europe. Read more ... » company. The smart car conceptUber exciting: Nissan Leaf to get sharp new look and range upgrade to 186 miles!. Read more ... » then went in an entirely different direction than the one Swatch had envisioned.

Over the past twenty years, Swatch engineers have been quietly working on improved battery technologyVolkswagen Golf Plug-in Hybrid review (2014) 32 EV Miles range. A3 e-tron Brother.. Read more ... ». Now the company believes it has developed a newKia’s electric car on sale in 2014 – but will it be for UK?. Read more ... » class of batteries that are superior to the lithium ion products that power virtually every plug-inPlug-in car grant extended with extra £400m until March 2018. Read more ... » or electric car todayAnd so we upgrade from czero "old-faithful" to LEAF Acenta.. Read more ... ». Today, it makes over 800,000 of the new batteries a day for its watches and other small electronic products.

What makes its batteries better? They uses a solid material to separate the anode and the cathode instead of the liquid usedCircontrol brings together over a hundred experts from all over Europe to discuss the current situation and future of the electric vehicle. Read more ... » in most batteries today. Swatch says its battery will be 30USA: Confirmed: 2015 Chevrolet Volt Has Larger Battery, Drivers May See More Range. Read more ... »% lighter and chargeCouncil aims to turbo-charge electric car use in Oxford. Read more ... » twice as fastCircontrol brings together over a hundred experts from all over Europe to discuss the current situation and future of the electric vehicle. Read more ... » as conventional lithium ion batteries. Less weight means increased rangeShould you sit and wait for all electric "prestige premium" of #BMW i3? Or get on with it, and grab a #LEAF?. Read more ... », which is the Holy GrailResearchers Create Pure Lithium Anode, "The Holy Grail" For Battery. Read more ... » for car makers today. Swatch says it will have a new factory completed to produce automotive batteries within 12Electric: BMW says next electric i car in “final stages”. Read more ... » months. At that pointa Day at BetterPlace Visitor Centre. Read more ... », it will be ready to get back into the electric car game, almost 30 years after its first attempt.

In an odd twist, it took the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal to convince Swatch to renew its interest in making an electric car. Now that the worldCircontrol brings together over a hundred experts from all over Europe to discuss the current situation and future of the electric vehicle. Read more ... » is rethinking its reliance on diesel engines, Swatch thinks the market#ev electric motors : Yasa Motors Secures 5 Million Pounds In Funding. Read more ... » will be more receptive to electric carsNext Nissan Leaf previewed by IDS Concept in Tokyo. Read more ... ».

The Swatch technology sounds a lotNissan Leaf 2015 expected Tech Upgrades. Read more ... » like the solid state process that Bosch says it is working on. The main hurdle for Bosch is that its batteries have to be heated to 178 degrees F in order to workThinking of buying yet another nissan LEAF Acenta....call me crazy but it's cheaper than ICE to join my household!. Read more ... » properly. It is unlikely that Swatch is facing the same temperature constraint with the batteries it makes for watches and small electronic devices.

The world is abuzz with newsBYD electric cars coming to London. Read more ... » of battery innovations that are just over the horizon. Will the Swatch battery turn out to be just more vaporware? It’s too early to tell, but the company has been down this road before and has undoubtedly learned some hard lessons from its previous failures. They may have a better chance of success than some start-up that has never built an automobile before.

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