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Electric Cars Might Work Like Blanka in the Future

by Lambert Varias
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The Imperial College of London is currently working on a composite material that can store and discharge electricity but is also strong enough to be used as material for something like a car’s body. Volvo is one of the sponsors of the €3.4 million project, obviously hoping to find a way to build electric cars that lasts a long time between charges.

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In the video below, Dr Emile Greenhalgh of Imperial College explains a bit more about how the material looks:

Imagine how light our laptops and phones would be if their cases were also their batteries. Or how awesome it would be if our cars could project an electric shield.

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