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Building a better battery

Building a better battery

Helped by DOE funding, UCCS to build prototype for powering electric cars The path toward much-advanced batteries for electric cars might begin in Colorado Springs. The University of Colorado Colorado Springs received a $716,000 Department of Energy grant last week to build a better electric-vehicle battery system. That $716,000 is just UCCS’ portion of a… Continue Reading Building a better battery

UCCS students to design parts for electric cars

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University of Colorado at Colorado Springs engineering students will start designing parts for electric cars beginning in the fall of 2012. UCCS and University of Colorado Boulder faculty will join forces to teach courses in the design and implementation of electric vehicle drivetrains to new and retraining engineers. The university faculties won a five-year $954,000 grant… Continue Reading UCCS students to design parts for electric cars

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GM OK’s electric vehicle cooperation with China

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General Motors Co. agreed Tuesday to deepen cooperation with its flagship Chinese partner on development of electric vehicle know-how amid pressure from Beijing to hand over proprietary technology. GM would not say how much it’s investing in the venture with Chinese state-owned partner Shanghai Automotive Industrial Corp., and gave few details of the deal. The… Continue Reading GM OK’s electric vehicle cooperation with China

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