USABC awards $2.4 million contract to WPI for development of low-cost/fast charge batteries for electric vehicle applications

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., July 10, 2020 – The United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC), a subsidiary of the United States Council for Automotive Research LLC (USCAR), and a collaborative organization of FCA US LLC, Ford Motor Company and General Motors, today announced the award of a $2.4 million contract to Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, […]

WPI Researcher Leads $2.4 Million Project to Manufacture Low-Cost, Fast-Charging Lithium Ion Car Batteries

Worcester, Mass. – July 14, 2020 – Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) will lead a team of industry and university researchers in a $2.4 million project to manufacture cheaper, faster-charging lithium ion car batteries. Yan Wang, William Smith Dean’s Professor of Mechanical Engineering at WPI, is principal investigator of the three-year project. Other researchers are Heng Pan, associate […]