General Motors licenses Li-ion battery material from DOE lab

By Mark Watts
Published: Friday, 07 January 2011

Cathode material to be used in Chevrolet Volt to extend battery life, operating time

General Motors (GM) has licensed patented cathode material for lithium-ion batteries from the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, the Detroit-based automaker said.

The cathode material is the latest in a range of Li-ion battery patents developed with US government...

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