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NiZn Battery Testing with Top 10 Commercial Trucking Co.

ZAF Energy Systems Motors into Commercialization with Field Testing by Top 10 US Commercial Trucking Company Leading commercial trucking manufacturer eyeing nickel zinc batteries as possible lead acid battery replacement COLUMBIA FALLS, Mont. – April 25, 2017 – ZAF Energy Systems Inc. (ZAF), developer of next- generation battery technology, announced today its rechargeable Nickel Zinc (NiZn) battery [...]

Batteries to Supercharge Demand for Zinc

Mar 21, 2017 | 09:10 AM | Millicent Dent   NEW YORK — Battery chemistries that contain zinc have the potential to displace lead-acid batteries and substantially boost global zinc consumption once fully commercialized, according to industry executives. “I think we can make a heavy impact,” Craig Wilkins, founder and vice president of business development [...]

Battery Revolt: Local company creating new style of energy for consumer applications

A New generation of low-cost, lightweight and safe batteries for energy storage, cell-phones and possibly vehicles is taking shape in the Flathead Valley. The scientists at ZAF Energy Systems, located on U.S. 2 south of Columbia Falls, are taking a sustainable, widely available material — zinc — and creating air-breathing battery cells that require only [...]

Will Li-Ion Battery Tech be Sufficient for EVs to be Competitve or is a Chemical Breakthrough Needed?

By Eric Loveday · April 08, 2013 Some arguments against electric vehicles are difficult to counter, while others are not. Battery cost is one of those arguments often presented that can’t be dismissed with ease. Most studies continually suggest that battery prices will fall rapidly in the coming years, but the reality today is that the lithium-ion battery pack [...]