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  1. Six Ways Materials Can Enhance Ride-Hailing Vehicles

    March 5, 2018

    By 2030 ride-hailing is expected to be a $285 billion industry, with 97 million ride-hailing trips occurring daily…

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  2. Powering Hybrid/Electric Vehicles with Materials that Matter

    September 11, 2017

    It is estimated that 5 to 8 percent of all vehicle production will be made up of pure electric, full hybrid or plug-in…

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  3. 9 Solutions BASF Offers to Help Automakers Meet CAFE Standards

    July 21, 2016

    Since 2012, U.S. automakers have kept a keen eye toward a milestone date thirteen years down the road. The U.S.…

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  4. BASF Electrifies the Market with Battery Materials

    July 7, 2016

    As the head of BASF’s Battery Materials business unit, Dr. Jeffrey Lou is responsible for recognizing opportunities…

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  5. Recipe for Today’s Battery Materials: Long Range and Life, Affordability

    September 23, 2015

    In order to thrive in today’s economy there are many things an electric vehicle must have. A long battery range,…

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  6. Floating Over the Last Mile to Solve Short Commutes

    September 3, 2015

    Imagine taking the subway only to get off and have to walk to your bus stop, job or home. This is a daily occurrence,…

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  7. Ventures in Japan: Investments in Lithium-Ion Battery Materials Production

    February 25, 2015

    Japan now has more electric-car charging stations than gas stations, a surprising discovery made by Nissan Motor…

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  8. A Look Back: 4 Automotive Trends in 2014

    December 22, 2014

    “The trend is your friend,” especially if you can detect one before it hits. This is especially true in the…

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  9. Votes Are In: Outstanding Electrochemistry Researcher Awarded

    November 7, 2014

    “The Volkswagen Group intends to take e-mobility out of its niche position and make it attractive for as many…

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  10. Extending Electric Vehicle Range Through Heat Management Solutions

    September 19, 2014

    Increased driving range. Every electric vehicle owner wants it. Every electric vehicle manufacturer strives to achieve…

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  11. Battery Packaging Can Stand to Lose Some Weight

    September 4, 2014

    With the growing understanding of how plastics and composites can help lighten engine components and systems, more OEMs…

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  12. Submit Now for Volkswagen and BASF “Science Award for Electrochemistry”

    June 12, 2014

    Are you on the cusp of discovering the next big thing in electrochemistry? Do you want to be awarded €25,000 for your…

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