Lithium ion

06.13.12
A123 Systems' new lithium ion tech keeps EV batteries cool, your wallet in check
06.13.12

A123 Systems' new lithium ion tech keeps EV batteries cool, your wallet in check

EV battery maker A123 Systems has had a rocky history as of late following a Fisker battery recall...

By J. Fingas,   06.13.12
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05.16.12
Eton anticipates next natural disaster with self-powered FRX radios
05.16.12

Eton anticipates next natural disaster with self-powered FRX radios

Eton, the name behind solar-powered sound systems and emergency radios, is updating its disaster-p...

By S. Silbert,   05.16.12
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05.15.12
Fisker rep defends Karma hybrid sedan in garage fire aftermath
05.15.12

Fisker rep defends Karma hybrid sedan in garage fire aftermath

Last week, a newly purchased Fisker Karma went up in flames, damaging its owner's home and earning...

By S. Silbert,   05.15.12
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05.11.12
USPS goes postal on lithium ion batteries, refuses to ship smartphones overseas
05.11.12

USPS goes postal on lithium ion batteries, refuses to ship smartphones overseas

The USPS has announced that it'll refuse to ship any gear containing lithium ion batteries oversea...

By D. Cooper,   05.11.12
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05.08.12
Fisker Karma reportedly sets house on fire, doesn't restore cosmic balance (updated)
05.08.12

Fisker Karma reportedly sets house on fire, doesn't restore cosmic balance (updated)

Fisker's Karma woes aren't relenting anytime soon, as one new owner just found out the hard way. A...

By J. Fingas,   05.08.12
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05.05.12
New metal mix could lead to cheap, plentiful sodium-ion batteries in gadgets
05.05.12

New metal mix could lead to cheap, plentiful sodium-ion batteries in gadgets

Lithium batteries very frequently power our gadgets, but the material itself isn't common and, by...

By J. Fingas,   05.05.12
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05.04.12
Smoking iPhone emphasizes importance of authorized repair work
05.04.12

Smoking iPhone emphasizes importance of authorized repair work

An iPhone self-ignited during a Regional Express flight in Australia due to a faulty repair. Ac...

By K. Hodgkins,   05.04.12
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03.27.12
BMW and Toyota come together, right now, over batteries
03.27.12

BMW and Toyota come together, right now, over batteries

Clue's in the headline, really. Car makers BMW and Toyota have finally gotten around to confirming...

By D. Cooper,   03.27.12
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02.29.12
Envia's GM-backed battery delivers huge energy density, lower costs, headaches for competitors
02.29.12

Envia's GM-backed battery delivers huge energy density, lower costs, headaches for competitors

If you're one of those worried about the battery on your expensive EV running out, look away now. E...

By J. Trew,   02.29.12
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