September 12-14, 2017 NOVI, MICHIGAN

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The Battery Show 2016: Lithium prices not a game changer for Li-ion

The Battery Show 2016: Lithium prices not a game changer for Li-ion
Speakers at the Battery Show held in the US pointed to lithium's relatively small proportion of the cost profile of Li-ion batteries, potential substitution in industrial markets and the possibility of recycling, among others, as reasons that lithium price increases should not concern battery makers.

The Battery Show 2016: China continues to lead the EV charge

The Battery Show 2016: China continues to lead the EV charge
Industrial Minerals attended the Battery Show in Novi, where delegates heard that on demand movement is set to be a strong driver in the Chinese EV market in coming years as the country continues to dominate the industry.

Applied Energy Solutions Launches Industry's First Flex High Frequency Charger

Applied Energy Solutions Launches Industry's First Flex High Frequency Charger
Applied Energy Solutions has launched the Maverick Flex ™ a high frequency charger with selectable charging profiles. The Maverick High Frequency Flex Charger™ with simple profile changes, can adapt to changing production schedules and facility plans. The charger adjusts to Fast, Conventional or Opportunity Charging.

Plug-in vehicles versus 48V hybrids

Plug-in vehicles versus 48V hybrids
The development of the plug-in hybrid and pure battery-electric vehicle market over recent years can be seen as something of a success. However, there are significant battery-related issues impeding growth of the plug-in vehicle market: range anxiety, safety concerns, availability of charging stations, time taken to recharge, and cost.

Selecting The Best Charger Technology In Industrial Charging Enviroments

Selecting The  Best Charger Technology In Industrial Charging Enviroments
Understanding the fundamental charging technologies and where they best fit into the operating environment is essential to satisfying customer needs. Choosing and applying the correct product will not only provide the end user years of trouble-free operation, but can also save money in operational efficiencies and energy costs.

The LithPack™ Lithium Ion battery pack

The LithPack™ Lithium Ion battery pack
The LithPack™ Lithium Ion battery pack has been designed with an advanced, proprietary battery management system to use with an on-board charger in a 110-volt plug, so that no facility modifications are needed. The LithPack™ charges more efficiently than lead acid and requires no cool-down period, and therefore, it can easily be opportunity-charged throughout the day.

Starlifter Lithium - The Future of Forklift Batteries

Starlifter Lithium - The Future of Forklift Batteries
Navitas Systems will showcase the Starlifter Lithium deep cycle forklift battery system at The Battery Show, specifically engineered for the rigors of the material handling market. Starlifter is designed for rapid recharging, so one battery serves two and three shift operations without the need of changing out.

75% ($8bn) of the auto industry’s R&D spent in MI

75% ($8bn) of the auto industry’s R&D spent in MI
The Battery Show returns to Michigan next week, a state that’s right at the forefront of everything breaking new in the energy storage and auto industry. Michigan is currently enjoying several high-profile investments such as the Tesla Gigafactory and Google’s planned 53,000ft2 self-driving-car technology development center in Novi.

Lead Acid Batteries Achieve 4x Longer Cycle Life Using Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes

Lead Acid Batteries Achieve 4x Longer Cycle Life Using Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes
A new study conducted by Bar-Ilan University showed that the addition of SWCNT into lead acid batteries increased cycle life 4x and doubled capacity at high rates.

Tesla Uses Silicon to Gain Market Share

Tesla Uses Silicon to Gain Market Share
Tesla Motors has been changing the automobile market by offering vehicles with cutting-edge design, performance, price and batteries. For example, within the last year Tesla has been introducing silicon into its electric car batteries.