I Don’t Trust Doug Ford on Electric Vehicle Policy – and Neither Should You

With less than 100 days until Ontario’s next provincial election, Doug Ford’s incumbent conservatives are now pitching themselves as champions of the electric vehicle (EV) industry. The government’s “Driving Prosperity” plan – which is at the heart of the province’s economic agenda – intends to make Ontario a juggernaut in EV and battery manufacturing. Additionally,Continue reading “I Don’t Trust Doug Ford on Electric Vehicle Policy – and Neither Should You”

Automakers Choose Silicon as Key Li-ion Battery Material to Boost Electric Vehicle Performance

Silicon represents 27.7% of the earth’s crust, making it the second most abundant substance after oxygen. This plentiful material is a hard metalloid, and in crystalline form, is characterized by a metallic lustre. Silicon metal‘s stable tetrahedral configuration makes it incredibly useful in a wide range of industries, such as aluminum, where it’s used to strengthen alloys, personalContinue reading “Automakers Choose Silicon as Key Li-ion Battery Material to Boost Electric Vehicle Performance”