Wait for US Big Oil to try and kill the idea
Chinese outfit Contemporary Amperex Technology has developed a power pack that lasts more than a million miles -- an industry landmark and a potential boon for automakers trying to sway drivers to their EV models.
With a sandwich
AIWAYS has revealed further details of its ‘sandwich’ structure battery pack, which improves stability and significantly reduces the risk of battery safety incidents. By separating the dry and wet areas of the cell, AIWAYS negates the risk of coolant leakage – a cause of more than 80 percent of battery safety incidents.
Battery technology might have legs
For ages, we have been writing about battery breakthroughs and yet none of them seems to appear in your smartphone. However, a rapid-charging and non-flammable battery developed in part by 2019 Nobel Prize winner John Goodenough (pictured) has been licensed for development by the Canadian electric utility Hydro-Québec.
My lap-top smells of fish
Big Blue boffins have developed a new battery whose unique ingredients can be extracted from seawater instead of mining.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.