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EV Fire Protection Materials, Protecting a US$3.5 Trillion Market

Electric vehicle (EV) fire safety continues to be a critical topic. Data continues to support the fact that EVs are less likely to catch...

Self-extinguishing batteries could reduce the risk of deadly and costly battery fires

Apparao Rao, Clemson University and Bingan Lu, Hunan University In a newly published study, we describe our design for a self-extinguishing rechargeable battery. It replaces...

Material Delays Thermal Runaway Even at 1,500°C for 20 Minutes

LG Chem announced that it, together with LX Hausys, has developed a material delaying battery thermal runaway which can withstand a flame at 1,500℃...

Chinese Scientists Unveils Technology for Predicting Thermal Runaway in Lithium Batteries

The thermal runaway of batteries is often referred to as the “cancer” due to its threat to battery safety, and has been considered a...

Electric vehicle fires are very rare. The risk for petrol and diesel vehicles is at least 20 times higher

Hussein Dia, Swinburne University of Technology Two electric vehicle fires have been reported in Australia this week. Five cars were destroyed after a lithium battery...

What Cell-To-Pack Means for EV Fire Protection

Despite component shortages and rising material prices, Electric vehicles (EVs) have continued their strong growth throughout 2022, with sales looking to be increased by...

Flameproofing lithium-ion batteries with salt

Stanford University - DOE/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Rechargeable lithium-ion batteries power phones, laptops, other personal electronics and electric cars, and are even used to store...

Solid-state batteries with little liquid electrolyte are safer than lithium-ion batteries

Solid-state batteries, currently used in small electronic devices like smart watches, have the potential to be safer and more powerful than lithium-ion batteries for...

Are EV Fires Now Less Common but More Problematic?

Fires in electric vehicles (EVs) certainly gain a lot of media attention in comparison to their internal combustion engine (ICE) counterparts. But a crucial...

NTU Singapore scientists invent technology that can prevent Li-ion battery fires

Nanyang Technological University Materials scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have found a way to prevent internal short-circuits, the main cause of fires...

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