Lithium-ion

10.04.12
Researchers create algorithms that could help lithium-ion batteries charge two times faster
10.04.12

Researchers create algorithms that could help lithium-ion batteries charge two times faster

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have devised new algorithms that could cut l...

By A. Santos,   10.04.12
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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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08.19.12
Georgia Tech develops self-charging battery that marches to the owner's beat
08.19.12

Georgia Tech develops self-charging battery that marches to the owner's beat

One of the last times we saw the concept of a self-recharging battery, it was part of a high-minde...

By J. Fingas,   08.19.12
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08.18.12
Fisker completes investigation of latest Karma hybrid EV fire, issues vehicle-wide cooling fan recall
08.18.12

Fisker completes investigation of latest Karma hybrid EV fire, issues vehicle-wide cooling fan recall

Recall Fisker's latest fiery episode last week that left the front left quarter panel of a Karma h...

By J. Pollicino,   08.18.12
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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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08.13.12
Fisker issues second statement about self-combusting Karma
08.13.12

Fisker issues second statement about self-combusting Karma

Fisker's inability to catch a break is matched only by its vehicles' worrying reliability record....

By D. Cooper,   08.13.12
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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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