BMW makes a bet on batteries for electric vehicles

March 21, 2018

The future is electric.Image: bmw group BMW is betting on a better battery. On Tuesday, the company announced it’s teaming up with Bay Area-based Sila Nanotechnologies (known as Sila Nano), and promised electric vehicle (EV) battery improvements within five years. SEE ALSO: Your iPhone may be driving Apple to desperate measures in a race that’s bad for the planet Sila Nano wants to improve rechargeable lithium-ion batteries by using silicon…