Hydrogen-based fuel cells for electric vehicles: Germany, the patent stronghold in Europe

SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France – May 19, 2022 | Climate change and its causes and consequences are notions now widely accepted throughout the world. In 2021, carbon dioxide (CO2) gas emissions – one of the most pollutant greenhouse gases involved in global warming – exceeded 36 gigatons, and transportation is responsible for about one quarter of[…]

SK Innovation reinforces its solid-state battery patent portfolio by acquiring ETRI’s patents

SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France – April 27, 2022 | Over the last few decades, the battery world has put a lot of expectation on solid-state batteries. Significant investments have been made to overcome challenges and reach performance levels compatible with market requirements. Recently, solid-state battery developments have been accelerating, and major companies are announcing their market[…]

Stellantis and Mercedes-Benz place their pawns in the solid-state battery game. Here’s what the patents tell us

SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France – February 16, 2022 | New rules and regulations on vehicle CO2 emissions are forcing car manufacturers to accelerate their transition towards electric vehicles. Electric vehicle performances (autonomy, speed, safety) mainly rely on batteries. That’s why car manufacturers are massively investing in the battery field, either by improving their own R&D and[…]

Will Japanese companies win the race on solid-state batteries? Here’s what the patents tell us

SOPHIA-ANTIPOLIS, France – November 15, 2021 | Driven by the rush to get electrical vehicles with greater autonomy and power, R&D developments in the battery field are constantly increasing and multiplying. Solid-state lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries with inorganic solid electrolytes hold a key position in the booming developments to get safer Li-ion batteries with higher energy[…]