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.
BMW's next generation of hybrids relies on modular electrification
The company isn't ready to go full-electric just yet.
Magnesium batteries could be safer and more efficient than lithium
Researchers take another early step toward batteries that can hold more power without exploding.
Samsung's 'graphene ball' battery could lead to fast-charging EVs
The tech could also boost capacities by up to 45 percent.
Researchers look deeply within batteries to see why they explode
Controlling finger-like growths called dendrites may be the key to safer batteries.
Honda's disaster recovery robot can climb ladders
And it works in the rain, too.
Mercedes-Benz aims to take hydrogen fuel-cells mainstream
The F-Cell is a plug-in EV/hydrogen fuel cell hybrid scheduled for 2019.
Water-based electrolytes promise safer phone batteries
Your phone would be less likely to catch fire after a bad bump.