Volvo Develops Electric Car That Stores Energy In Its SIde Panels [Pics]

Volvo Develops Electric Car That Stores Energy In Its SIde Panels [Pics]
Design

Volvo gives EVs a new battery skin that is made with nanotechnology.

Serena Chu
  • 18 october 2013

With the help of several independent research teams, Volvo is developing a new way of energy storage for electric cars that eliminates the extra weight of mega-sized car battery packs and super capacitor systems. Replacing the batteries of traditional electric cars, the new panels will be molded to fit the exterior shell of the car, and sandwiched between an advanced nanomaterial that is made of reinforced carbon fibers and a polymer resin.

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