Supercapacitors covering exterior car panels could help turbocharge electric vehicles batteries

11/12/2014 - 00:00

  A car powered by its own body panels could soon be driving on our roads after a breakthrough in nanotechnology research by a <a href="">QUT</a> team.<br><br>Researchers have developed lightweight "supercapacitors" that can be combined with regular batteries to dramatically boost the power of an electric car.<br><br><a href="">READ MORE ON QUEENSLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA</a><br><br>Ref:  <a href="">Graphene-based supercapacitor with carbon nanotube film as highly efficient current collector </a>| Marco Notarianni et al 2014 Nanotechnology 25 435405