BMW teams adult with Solid Power to rise solid-state batteries for cars


Automaker BMW is chasing that solid-state battery tech carrot, same as many everybody else in a industry. Today, it’s announcing a new partnership with battery record association Solid Power to rise and commercialize a latter’s solid-sate battery record for use in electric vehicles.

Solid State already produces batteries finished adult of fake materials grown by a association privately for a purpose, that can furnish battery cells that have a aloft appetite firmness vs. their lithium-ion equivalents, that means some-more energy and operation from a same distance battery, ultimately.

It also has advantages in terms of safety, length of useful battery life and handling conditions, vs. liquid-based batteries. Which all sounds great, though it still requires a lot of work to move a University of Colorado Boulder spinout operation’s investigate into a area of wide-scale blurb viability.

Which is where BMW stairs in to help. The automaker’s resources and imagination can really accelerate Solid Power’s commercialization ambitions, and this corner bid will concentration on pity of RD efforts as well, building on a endless in-house work BMW has already finished in a area of battery tech and foundation of vehicles.

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