Worries about charging electric cars could become a thing of the past, as a team of engineers say they have developed a battery that can recharge in 10 minutes. Fast-charging of electric vehicles is seen as key to their take-up, so motorists can stop at a service station and fully charge their car in the time it takes to get a coffee and use the toilet – taking no longer than a conventional break. It will tackle “range anxiety”, in which drivers fear running out of juice before they reach their destination on a long journey. But rapid charging of lithium-ion batteries can degrade the batteries, researchers at Penn State University in the US say. The researchers showed they could fully charge an electrical vehicle in 10 minutes, and the battery could be recharged many times WHAT ARE GOVERNMENT PLANS TO ERADICATE PETROL AND DIESEL CARS? At present, the Government’s ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars is set to come into effect by 2040.Scotland has a different set of guidelines, indicating the switch-over and ban of petrol or diesel vehicles should happen by 2032. The Committee on Climate Change believes the date should be brought forward to… Read full this story
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