Making electric-car battery cell anodes more sustainably

Nissan prototype 60-kWh battery pack  -  Nissan Technical Center, October 2015

With no tailpipe emissions, electric cars have a clear advantage over their gasoline and diesel counterparts when it comes to carbon emissions. Studies have found that even cars charged on dirty, coal-powered grids have overall emissions no higher than a very fuel-efficient internal-combustion car. But are there any other potential environmental… …read more