EV batteries are born in Chilean evaporation ponds
A Chinese startup may have cracked solid-state batteries
But details are, predictably, sparse.
Researchers 3D print custom-sized lithium-ion batteries
It has interesting implications for the future of small devices.
BMW will give EV batteries new life with recycling program
They’ll be used for stationary storage before being stripped for materials.
Researchers create safer lithium-ion batteries that harden on impact
The simple addition of silica could help eliminate fire hazards.
Bluesmart shuts down following smart luggage battery ban
The crowdfunding hit is also ending refunds and warranty support.
Energy storage breakthrough could boost EV range and slash charge time
Researchers have developed a material more energy-dense than lithium-ion.
Existing EV batteries could be recharged five times faster
A new type of sensor shows that the cells can handle a lot more power without overheating.
Water purification could be the key to more electric cars
You could mine the oceans for lithium without hurting the environment.