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USA, China Universities to Collaborate on Electric Car Batteries

Shanghai Jiao Tong University and University of Michigan to work on lithium-air batteries.

Published: 01-Jul-2010

DRIVERS of electric cars won't have to worry about battery charging in future as American and Chinese scientists are collaborating to develop a new type of battery to increase its capacity.

Shanghai Jiao Tong University and University of Michigan signed a contract today, planning to invest US$3 million into new energy research.

"Scientists of the two countries will develop sustainable energy for effective clean vehicles," said Mary Coleman, president of the University of Michigan.

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