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December 6th, 2009

Nanotechnology to improve electronic cars

Abstract:
A EUR44 million (US$66 million) European research collaboration between universities, auto manufacturers and research institutes plans to develop tiny components to help electric vehicles improve their performance so they can better compete with models powered with liquid fuels.

Vehicle manufacturers such as Fiat and Audi will work with the Vienna University of Technology, the BRNO University of Technology and others to complete the E3CAR or Energy efficient electrical car project, with a special focus on how emerging nanotechnologies can boost electric cars' often less than stellar driving abilities.

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