Lithium-Ion

Tesla’s newest product is a mobile battery pack to charge your phone

Apparently announcing a new all-electric Semi truck and the fastest production car ever made all in one week wasn’t enough for Tesla. They also quietly launched a third “product”, a

A123 Systems Spinoff 24M Technologies Raises $16 Million

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Boston-Power Recharges With $60 Million Funding For Lithium-Ion Batteries

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Traveling with batteries and ordering gadgets online could soon get pricey

Here are two totally unrelated things I like to do: order gadgets and smartphones online, and travel with loads of spare batteries. Well, perhaps they’re not all that unrelated. Both offer a lot

Longer life lithium-ion batteries coming to a hybrid near you

Hybrid and plug-in vehicles have been plagued by poor battery performance in the past. The next-gen rides simply do not offer that much MPG improvement because of the lackluster batteries, but LG Ch

Dell Recalls 4.1 Million Fire-Prone Notebook Batteries

Dell announced a recall of 4.1 million notebook computer batteries, warning users that it’s possible they could catch fire. Although company didn’t say the batteries would explode, it did