Electric drive technology

Vehicle Electrification

Advancing the future of electric vehicles by developing battery technologies that can increase the range, reliability and safety of electric vehicles while also reducing their cost

ARPA-E awards IIT-Argonne team $3.4 million for breakthrough battery technologyAugust 30, 2013

Carlo Segre, Duchossois Leadership Professor of Physics at Illinois Institute of Technology, has received a $3.4 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA-E) to develop a breakthrough battery technology that may more than double the current range of electric vehicles (EV), increase safety, reduce costs and simplify recharging.

New class of battery materials discoveredMay 9, 2012

Researchers have discovered a new class of battery electrode materials that will be essential to attaining safe and efficient lithium (Li) and sodium (Na) rechargeable energy storage systems for vehicle and large-scale electric utility use.

Argonne, Envia strike deal to license advanced battery technologyJanuary 1, 2011

Argonne National Laboratory has licensed its cathode technology to Envia Systems, based in Newark, Calif.