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2011 Press Coverage

December 25, 2011 -- Chicago Tribune
Future starts here for health care, education and transportation innovators: Argonne and Lithium-air batteries

December 16, 2011 -- bridges
Introducing mechanical engineer Thomas Wallner – Researching the future of transportation

December 15, 2011 -- Reuters
Argonne National Lab Director Hillebrand Named 2013 SAE International President Nominee

December 6, 2011 -- Voice of America
NHTSA Opens Probe into Chevrolet Volt Fire

December 5, 2011 -- WBEZ
Hair-raising research moments. Forrest Jehlik is interviewed

December 2, 2011 -- Renewable Energy Magazine
Europe and US agree to strengthen cooperation on e-mobility and smart grids

November 30, 2011 -- Medill Reports
Illinois electricity IQ charges ahead. Next stop - smart grid

November 29, 2011 -- NewsGnomes
Extreme Science and Forrest Jehlik

November 28, 2011 -- Translogic AOL Autos
Forrest Jehlik is interviewed at SEMA

November 28, 2011 -- Naperville Sun
Innovative fuel plant goes public at Naperville launch

November 23, 2011 -- Green Car Congress
BASF creates new global business unit to advance battery activities for electromobility

November 22, 2011 -- Daily Herald
Naperville unveils green fuels depot

November 17, 2011 -- CNet
Same-size lithium ion battery, 10 times the storage

November 16, 2011 -- Scientific American
Can cars meet the new 54 mpg CAFE standards? Yes they can

November 15, 2011 -- BusinessWire
Siemens PLM Software Joins General Motors and the U.S. Department of Energy to Sponsor the EcoCAR 2 Student Engineering Competition Series

November 15, 2011 -- Washington Monthly
"Assault on Battery": Eric Isaacs reviews the book Bottled Lightning: Superbatteries, Electric Cars, and the New Lithium Economy by Seth Fletcher

November 14, 2011 -- Examiner.com
Ignition Park linked to Innovation Park in South Bend

November 14, 2011 -- Green Car Congress
Optimized direct-injection hydrogen engine estimated to exceed 2016 CAFE fuel economy targets at Tier 2 Bin 2 emission levels

November 11, 2011 -- Electronics News
Nanotube-based batteries get better with time

November 9, 2011 -- PC World
New Tech Can Reduce Battery Charging Time to Mere Seconds

November 3, 2011 -- R&D Magazine
Batteries get a quick charge with new anode material

November 1, 2011 -- Sustainable Plant
Argonne revises GREET model

October 29, 2011 -- Naperville Sun
Waste? Not. A closer look at Naperville's Green Fuels Depot

October 26, 2011 -- R&D
Sodium batteries worth their salt

October 21, 2011 -- PTE
Next generation lubricants developed at Argonne

October 20, 2011 -- Post Tribune
Merrillville to get electric car infrastructure

October 20, 2011 -- PR Newswire
Hydro-Quebec and Technifin form partnership to license lithium titanate spinel oxide (LTO), Michael Thackeray's work

October 20, 2011 -- New America
What Will Turn Us On in 2030?

October 19, 2011 -- WBEZ
Changing Gears: Will advanced batteries charge up the Midwest economy?

October 17, 2011 -- Energy.gov
From the Lab to the Showroom: How the Electric Car Came to Life

October 12, 2011 -- PR-USA
Argonne, Western Lithium to Develop Lithium Carbonate for Multiple Battery Applications

October 11, 2011 -- EurekaAlert
Lithium-sulfur battery research receives $5 million from DOE

October 11, 2011 -- TEDx
Don Hillebrand, Jeff Chamberlain talk advanced batteries at UIllinois

October 6, 2011 -- Penn State Live
Lithium-sulfur battery research receives $5 million from DOE

October 5, 2011 -- AOLEnergy
DOE Lab Boosts Battery R&D With Multiple Partnerships

October 5, 2011 -- Reuters
Western Lithium shares rise on battery plan with Argonne

October 5, 2011 -- PRInside.com
Argonne, Western Lithium to Develop Lithium Carbonate for Multiple Battery Applications

October 4, 2011 -- Chicago Sun-Times
Electric Cars in Naperville. Steve Lottes is featured

October 4, 2011 -- WTTW
Watch a video featuring Argonne's electric car research

October 4, 2011 -- BusinessWire
Dow and Argonne sign MOU for battery materials development

October 4, 2011 -- Forbes
Dow backs earnings goal, details collaborations with Argonne

October 4, 2011 -- CBS MoneyWatch
Dow backs earnings goal, details collaborations with Argonne

September 27, 2011 -- Energy.gov
Maximizing Potential of Diesel and Gasoline for a Cleaner, More Efficient Engine

September 26, 2011 -- Chemistry World
Electric vehicles set to charge ahead. Daniel Abraham is quoted

September 20, 2011 -- Chicago Innovation Awards
Autonomie is a finalist in this competition

September 19, 2011 -- Ferret
Argonne-developed nano lubricants to be used in GreaseMax lubricators

September 16, 2011 -- PhysOrg.com
Argonne patents technology that increases safety of Li-ion batteries

September 4, 2011 -- Kansas City Star
Gasoline-saving strategy is no idle speculation. Linda Gaines is quoted

August 29, 2011 -- Motor Trend
Volting Across America, includes stop at Argonne

August 16, 2011 -- WTTW
Fuel efficiency standards video interview with Don Hillebrand

August 11, 2011 -- Southtown Star
Argonne works toward fuel efficiency.

July 30, 2011 -- Morning Call
Idling trucks and cars wastes gasoline. Argonne is cited.

July 29, 2011 -- Lansing State Journal
Tips for lower gas mileage. Ted Bohn is quoted.

July 29, 2011 -- WTTW Nightly Business Report
New Fuel Efficiency Standards. Argonne researchers interviewed.

July 22, 2011 -- TriplePundit
Smart Grid Surges Ahead in South Korea

July 21, 2011 -- EnergyBlog at Energy.gov
Ten Questions for a Senior Scientist: Michael Wang

July 14, 2011 -- R&D
Diagnosing advanced batteries for a longer life

June 30, 2011 -- Fast Company
The Rush To Electric Cars Will Replace Oil Barons With Lithium Dictators. Argonne research cited.

June 29, 2011 -- Reuters
Why lithium-ion batteries die so young

June 29, 2011 -- PoliticalNews.me
Bill to promote energy efficient trucks

June 29, 2011 -- Automotive World
Argonne Works on Gasoline-Diesel Hybrid

June 23, 2011 -- Technology for Today
Argonne's Approach to Recycling Shredder Residue Leads to Greener World, Profitable Polymers (page 51)

June 23, 2011 -- WIRED Autopia
Five Ethanol Myths Busted by Forrest Jehlik

June 19, 2011 -- USA Today
Virginia Tech's 82 mpg car wins GM/U.S.EcoCAR challenge

June 17, 2011 -- Mother Nature Network
Behind the wheel at the EcoCAR college engineer competition

June 17, 2011 -- EnergyBlog
Thomas Wallner: 10 Questions for an Automotive Engineer

June 17, 2011 -- PR Newswire
Virginia Tech Wins EcoCAR Competition With an Extended-Range Electric Vehicle

June 17, 2011 -- Electric Light and Power
Smart planning for a smart grid. Article by Argonne researchers Guenter Conzelmann and Vladimir Koritarov.

June 15, 2011 -- Biodiesel Magazine
Diesel-gasoline hybrid engine in the works at Chrysler. Steve Ciatti's work is featured.

June 13, 2011 -- The Star
Want to save on gas? Stop driving like a teenager. Ted Bohn is quoted.

June 13, 2011 -- Automotive News
Don Hillebrand makes "Electrifying 100" list

June 13, 2011 -- EV-Motoring
Improving Fuel Economy: Illinois Tollway and Argonne National Laboratory Launch Fleet Vehicle Study

June 10, 2011 -- PhysOrg
The goal? Cooler, smaller, fuel cells

June 10, 2011 -- Wall Street Journal
GM Scouts for Talent at EcoCAR Competition

June 9, 2011 -- PRNewsWire
EcoCAR Finals Begin at GM's Milford Proving Ground

June 7, 2011 -- Mercury News
Electric-vehicle technology accelerates toward tipping point. Eric Isaacs is quoted.

June 7, 2011 -- Edmunds
Chrysler, Feds Developing Experimental Diesel-Gasoline Engine. Argonne is involved.

June 6, 2011 -- CNN
Eric Isaacs says, "US can break its addiction to foreign oil"

June 1, 2011 -- ASME Engineering News
Fuel-Efficient Cars Come to the U.S. Don Hillebrand is interviewed.

May 31, 2011 -- Forbes
Chemicals Giant Gambles on Li-ion Batteries

May 27, 2011 -- Gizmodo
Knock-Down, Drag-Out Fight Over Next Generation Batteries

May 27, 2011 -- PhysOrg
Putting the "fuel" in biofuels

May 26, 2011 -- Missouri U News
S&T's EcoCAR team gears up for finals in DC

May 24, 2011 -- Physics & Physicists
Argonne transportation research on Jeopardy! Video clip

May 23, 2011 -- Smartplanet
Gas-powered diesel engine may double fuel efficiency

May 20, 2011 -- NatureNews
Electric vehicles: destination within range. Don Hillebrand is quoted

May 19, 2011 -- Automotive Engineering Online
Optimizing battery size and vehicle control parameters for a PHEV using Autonomie.

May 11, 2011 -- Daily Herald
Argonne, Illinois Tollway Team Up

May 10, 2011 -- Lab Equipment
Gas, Diesel May Be Best Bet

May 9, 2011 -- ENS Newswire
Congress Considers $4 Billion for Electric Cars. Argonne is mentioned.

May 8, 2011 -- Journal Sentinel
Car experts offer tips for better gas mileage. Ted Bohn is quoted.

May 6, 2011 -- Energy.gov
Geek-Up: Engines, Quasars and Maps

May 5, 2011 -- R&D Magazine
Combining gas and diesel engines could yield best of both worlds. Steve Ciatti's engine research

May 5, 2011 -- Forbes
The Other Hybrid Engone

May 4, 2011 -- Argonne Press Room
Combining gas and diesel engines could yield best of both worlds. Steve Ciatti's engine research

May 3, 2011 -- CBS Chicago
Illinois State Police Looking To Save at the Pumps

May 3, 2011 -- Crain's Chicago
Tollway, Argonne team up to study fuel conservation

April 27, 2011 -- IP Watchdog
USPTO Initiative: The Future of Clean, Green Technologies

April 26, 2011 -- PhysOrg
Building a Better Battery

April 26, 2011 -- Green Economy
Argonne and USDOE Help Get The Grid Smart for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles

April 20, 2011 -- Lemont Patch
Illinois Governor Quinn visits Argonne and the TTRDC.

April 15, 2011 -- Nature
Natural gas greenhouse emissions study draws fire. Michael Wang is quoted.

April 14, 2011 -- BioEnergy Connection
Q&A with Michael Wang! See page 20.

April 5, 2011 -- SunNews
Electric Cars Hit Mass Production

April 4, 2011 -- McClatchy
Is the Moment for Electric Cars Finally Driving Up?

March 30, 2011 -- PBS Nightly Business Report
EV's Impact on the Power Grid

March 30, 2011 -- NYTimes
Building Better Batteries for Electric Cars

March 28, 2011 -- WBEZ91.5
"Dear Chicago: Green the Fleet" by Forrest Jehlik

March 17, 2011 -- UChicago Magazine
Argonne and Battery Power

March 10, 2011 -- Kazinform
U.S. Department of Energy to introduce NGV roadmap to Kazakhstan

March 2, 2011 -- Scientific American
How national security depends on better lithium batteries

March 1, 2011 -- CNET News
Chu calls for comeback in U.S. energy tech

February 24, 2011 -- Naperville Sun
Student gets on-the-job training using Argonne's GREET Model

February 14, 2011 -- ScienceNews Network
Don Hillebrand discusses transportation technology on The Promise of Tomorrow radio show

February 8, 2011 -- EarthTechling
Video Game Racing Simulator Drives Green

February 7, 2011 -- Foreign Policy
How the U.S. may win the battery race

February 3, 2011 -- ThomasNet
Envia Systems Delivers High Energy Density Battery Materials Available for Commercial Testing

February 2, 2011 -- New York Times
Clean Energy Firms Aided by Investors

January 31, 2011 -- Herald-News
New energy technology comes from local source--fuel from cellulose

January 20, 2011 -- MSN TreeHugger
5 Concerns about Electric-Car Batteries. Linda Gaines is quoted

January 26, 2011 -- NFPA Journal
Taking Charge: As electric vehicles appear in greater numbers on U.S. roadways, NFPA takes the lead in training emergency responders and helping prepare the nation’s electrical infrastructure

January 26, 2011 -- Crain's Chicago Business
Argonne signs battery license with Envia

January 26, 2011 -- PRNewsWire
GM Ventures Makes Strategic Investment in Envia Systems, Argonne Technology

January 14, 2011 -- IEEE Magazine
Plug into the Future. Co-authored by Ann Schlenker.

January 14, 2011 -- Ethanol Producer Magazine
Green Flags for E85. Forrest Jehlik is interviewed.

January 14, 2011 -- Bloomberg
Toyota Readying Motors That Don’t Use Rare Earths. Mike Duoba is interviewed.

January 13, 2011 -- Physics Today
Argonne's Steve Plotkin on reducing carbon dioxide emissions

January 10, 2011 -- The Huffington Post
Putting the Power of Science Into the Electric Car. Op-ed by director Eric Isaacs.

January 10, 2011 -- Technology Review
A Battery-Ultracapacitor Hybrid. Argonne's Ted Bohn is quoted.

January 6, 2011 -- See all media coverage
Argonne strikes licensing deals with LG Chem, GM for advanced battery technology

January 6, 2011 -- Wall Street Journal
Argonne ultracapacitor research is mentioned in the article, "Technology that breaks the car industry mold"

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