The road to electric vehicles with lower sticker prices than gas cars – battery costs explained

EVs will have lower sticker prices than gas vehicles when batteries are cheaper. Getting there comes down to knowing where to cut costs.

Shashank Sripad, Ph.D. Candidate in Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University • conversation
July 27, 2020 ~8 min

Safe electric car battery lasts for 1 million miles

A new lithium-ion battery for electric cars offers both safety and high performance—and can last for 1 million miles.

Walt Mills-Penn State • futurity
March 5, 2020 ~3 min

Enriching solid-state batteries

MIT researchers demonstrate a method to make a smaller, safer, and faster lithium-rich ceramic electrolyte.

Denis Paiste | Materials Research Laboratory • mit
July 11, 2019 ~14 min

New manufacturing approach slices lithium-ion battery cost in half | MIT News

Reinventing how these batteries are made also improves their performance and recyclability.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
June 23, 2015 ~8 min