New silicon-anode batteries to accelerate the adoption of EVs
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Enovix brings faster charging, higher capacity

Enovix has made a new type of silicon-anode lithium-ion battery that could accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), bringing faster charge as well as maintaining its capacity quite well.

Battery-powered electric vehicles sales double
Published in Transportation


In just the first quarter


Battery-powered electric vehicles (BEVs) almost doubled their market share in the European Union during the first quarter.

Boffins create key tech for quantum batteries
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Potentially live and flat at the same time

A team of boffins have demonstrated the quantum mechanical principle of super-absorption that underpins quantum batteries in a proof-of-concept device.

Swedes make Europe’s first lithium-ion battery cell
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Northvolt Ett Gigafactory commissioned

Swedish battery manufacturer Northvolt announced that on December 28th, it successfully produced the first lithium-ion battery cell to be designed, developed, and built completely in Europe by a homegrown company.

Battery prices are falling
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Monday, 21 December 2020 12:05

Battery prices are falling


$137 per kWh

The average cost of a lithium-ion battery pack fell to $137 per kWh in 2020, according to a new industry survey from BloombergNEF.

Samsung brings back removable battery
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 10 January 2020 11:17

Samsung brings back removable battery


Or did it?

Samsung's "Galaxy XCover Pro" rugged smartphone includes a feature that all but disappeared from the market: a removable battery.

Battery design charges an electric car in 10 Minutes
Published in Transportation


Heats it up

A new lithium-ion battery design makes it possible for electric vehicle drivers to charge their cars and drive off in ten minutes, according to a new study.

New battery can go a million miles
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Tuesday, 24 September 2019 10:19

New battery can go a million miles


Proclaimers say they would rather walk, thanks

A team of battery researchers from Halifax, Nova Scotia's Dalhousie University believes it has come up with a recipe that can make electric car batteries last for a million miles.

Apple stinging customers on battery repairs
Published in Mobiles


You think we made these profits by being good to customers?

BBC’s flagship consumer show Watchdog has blasted Apple for refusing to cheaply replace iPhone batteries without conducting additional, costly, repairs first.

Ancient mines might energise the battery market
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Tin mines now viable again

Britain's long abandoned tin mines might be reactivated as the global electric car revolution pushes demand for tin.