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EV Engineering – South 8 introduces liquefied gas electrolyte to optimize battery safety

South 8 Technologies, the first to develop and commercialize LiGas, a liquefied gas electrolyte for advanced lithium-ion batteries, has officially introduced its Arctic LiGas 18650 cell. Arctic LiGas cells can replace traditional toxic and flammable liquid electrolyte with South 8’s revolutionary liquefied gas electrolyte, providing a safe and versatile high-performance lithium-ion solution. The company is […]

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BEST Magazine – South 8 introduces low-temperature Arctic LiGas 18650 battery cell

South 8 Technologies, which claims to be the first to develop and commercialise a liquefied gas electrolyte for advanced lithium-ion batteries, LiGas, has introduced a new Arctic LiGas 18650 battery cell. Unveiled at the Advanced Automotive Battery Conference (AABC), the San Diego-based company said the cells operate at low temperatures. South 8 CEO Tom Stepien

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CHARGED | EV Engineering News – South 8 says its liquefied gas electrolyte offers safe performance in extreme temperatures

As EV-haters constantly remind us, the liquid electrolytes used in current EV batteries can catch fire or even explode in emergency situations such as a charging fault or a crash, or in the case of a defective cell. Solid-state cells are expected to be much safer, but they’re just beginning to appear in limited numbers of production vehicles.

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Cyrus Rustomji speaks on LiGas™ Gen 3 improvements at the Advanced Automotive Battery Conference (AABC)

SAN DIEGO – South 8 Technologies‘s (“South 8”), South 8 co-founder Cyrus Rustomji speaks on LiGas™ technology at Advanced Automotive Battery Conference. South 8 is the first company to develop a novel liquefied gas electrolyte technology as a safer, higher performance alternative to standard liquid electrolytes. Known as LiGas®, the liquefied gas electrolyte is simple to incorporate into existing cell

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South 8 Debuts its Arctic™ LiGas® Battery Electrolyte for Reliable, Safe Performance in Extreme Environments

South 8’s new 18650 battery cell uses the company’s liquefied gas electrolyte to minimize fire risk while delivering world-record cold weather performance SAN DIEGO – South 8 Technologies (“South 8”), the first to develop and commercialize LiGas®, liquefied gas electrolyte for advanced lithium-ion batteries, today introduced its Arctic™ LiGas 18650 cell at the Advanced Automotive Battery

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Batteries News – South 8 Debuts its Arctic™ LiGas® Battery Electrolyte for Reliable, Safe Performance in Extreme Environments

South 8 Debuts its Arctic™ LiGas® Battery Electrolyte for Reliable, Safe Performance in Extreme Environments. South 8 Technologies (“South 8”), the first to develop and commercialize LiGas®, liquefied gas electrolyte for advanced lithium-ion batteries, today introduced its Arctic™ LiGas 18650 cell at the Advanced Automotive Battery Conference (AABC) (booth #615) in San Diego. READ FULL NEWS

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eVehicle Technology – South 8 Technologies Showcases its Arctic LiGas Battery Electrolyte

South 8 Technologies (“South 8”), the pioneer in developing and bringing to market LiGas®, a liquefied gas electrolyte for advanced lithium-ion batteries, has unveiled its Arctic™ LiGas 18650 cell today at the Advanced Automotive Battery Conference (AABC) in San Diego (booth #615). Arctic LiGas cells, which replace traditional toxic and flammable liquid electrolyte with South

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South 8 Welcomes Industry Veteran Tom Stepien to CEO Role

SAN DIEGO – South 8 Technologies (“South 8”), the first to develop and commercialize LiGas®, liquefied gas electrolyte for advanced lithium-ion batteries, appointed industry veteran Tom Stepien as chief executive officer. Tom will apply more than 35 years of business, technology and energy industry leadership to drive South 8’s growth and expand commercial markets for its

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South 8 Secures Strategic Investment from Lockheed Martin Ventures

SAN DIEGO – South 8 Technologies, Inc., the San Diego cleantech company innovating safer and higher performance electrolytes for the next generation of lithium-ion batteries, has closed a strategic investment with Lockheed Martin Ventures, the venture arm of Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT), a global leader in defense and aerospace technology, with participation from current South 8

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CBS 8 News – San Diego company innovating higher performing, temperature resilient & eco-friendly battery

Batteries are being used at a higher rate around the world to power everything from your remote control to your electric vehicle. But not as much progress has been made in the technology inside those batteries. One San Diego-based tech company, South 8 Technologies is pioneering a new type of “Liquefied Gas Electrolyte” that they say can

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