Lithium ion

02.11.14
Researchers' non-flammable battery could make laptop fires a thing of the past
02.11.14

Researchers' non-flammable battery could make laptop fires a thing of the past

Even if you weren't the owner of an HP (or Acer, Dell or Samsung) laptop that went up in flames, y...

By S. Silbert,   02.11.14
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03.09.13
Ask Engadget: how long should I first-charge a battery?
03.09.13

Ask Engadget: how long should I first-charge a battery?

We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, then here's...

By D. Cooper,   03.09.13
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10.17.12
A123 Systems becomes America's latest EV battery maker to file for bankruptcy
10.17.12

A123 Systems becomes America's latest EV battery maker to file for bankruptcy

Having been riddled with setbacks, including a major recall of faulty batteries supplied to Fisker...

By D. Dhingra,   10.17.12
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10.11.12
NC State nanoflowers can boost battery and solar cell capacity, make great prom accessories
10.11.12

NC State nanoflowers can boost battery and solar cell capacity, make great prom accessories

We see a lot of sleek-looking technology pass through our doors, but it's rare that the inventions...

By J. Fingas,   10.11.12
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09.24.12
Toyota plans dialed-back launch of eQ and iQ EV city cars in December
09.24.12

Toyota plans dialed-back launch of eQ and iQ EV city cars in December

Toyota's just-arrived RAV4 EV will soon get a much smaller cousin -- albeit a very elusive one. An...

By J. Fingas,   09.24.12
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09.04.12
Editorial: Physics and politics stand in the way of true mobile
09.04.12

Editorial: Physics and politics stand in the way of true mobile

Progress is lumpy. The future is attained in a series of epochal strides, each followed by a lot o...

By Brad Hill,   09.04.12
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09.02.12
LG Chem develops very flexible cable batteries, may leave mobile devices tied up in knots
09.02.12

LG Chem develops very flexible cable batteries, may leave mobile devices tied up in knots

The world is no stranger to flexible batteries, but they've almost always had to be made in thin s...

By J. Fingas,   09.02.12
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08.15.12
Korean carbon-coated lithium-ion battery could cut recharge times down to minutes
08.15.12

Korean carbon-coated lithium-ion battery could cut recharge times down to minutes

Anyone who's had to recharge an EV -- or, for that matter, any mobile device with a very big batte...

By J. Fingas,   08.15.12
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08.12.12
Fisker Karma owner returns from grocery run to find hybrid EV on fire
08.12.12

Fisker Karma owner returns from grocery run to find hybrid EV on fire

Fisker Automotive can't seem to catch break -- because its Karma hybrid EV sedan has yet again bec...

By J. Pollicino,   08.12.12
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