Polestar will be overpriced
Published in Transportation
Tuesday, 08 October 2019 10:17

Polestar will be overpriced


But better a battery

So far the auto industry has not grasped the concept of electric vehicles for everyone and is continuing to use the overpriced model in the hope of sparking interest in the technology.

Apple "replaced 10 times more batteries" than expected
Published in Mobiles


Throttlegate had a big impact

Apple may have had to replace as many as 11 million iPhone batteries under its heavily discounted $29 replacement programme.

Daimler invests billions in new batteries
Published in Transportation
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 11:20

Daimler invests billions in new batteries


Gearing up for electrification

German luxury carmaker Daimler said it would buy battery cells worth more than 20 billion euros ($22.75 billion) by 2030 as it readies mass production of hybrid and electric vehicles.

China makes solid-state batteries
Published in News
Monday, 26 November 2018 11:31

China makes solid-state batteries


Hoping to improve on lithium ion

China's first solid-state battery production line has become operational in the city of Kunshan, east China's Jiangsu Province.

Germany misses electric car targets
Published in Transportation
Thursday, 27 September 2018 12:36

Germany misses electric car targets


Government might pull the spark plug

The German Chancellor said her government might put the kybosh on electric car subsidies even though its policy is to push-start adoption of the vehicles.

Galaxy Note 4 recalled over batteries
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 18 August 2017 06:00

Galaxy Note 4 recalled over batteries

 
Apple Press calls for a public holiday

The Tame Apple Press is making much hay over the fact that 10,000 batteries for the Galaxy Note 4 are being recalled for risk of overheating that could lead to burns or fires.

Friday, 18 November 2011 11:53

Boffins come up with new batteries

y exclamation

Will last a week