Charging electric vehicles cheaper and faster
Researchers at Chalmers have developed a unique integrated motor drive and battery charger for electric vehicles. Compared to today's electric vehicle chargers, they have managed to shorten the charging time ...
Startup touts ultrafast charging: What if a smartphone could charge in 12 minutes instead of two hours?
Lotus Mobile unfolds its solar-charging petals
Time reversal findings may open doors to the future
(Phys.org)—Imagine a cell phone charger that recharges your phone remotely without even knowing where it is; a device that targets and destroys tumors, wherever they are in the body; or a security field ...
Fulton Innovation offers device-to-device wireless charging demo at CES
Dueling platforms at CES on wireless charging
Smartphone battery running low? You are not alone. With millions of mobile devices handling more tasks, batteries are draining faster, forcing the industry to look for solutions including wireless charging, ...
Organic solar cells with high electric potential for portable electronics
(Phys.org)—A new breakthrough in solar technology means portable electronic devices such as e-book readers could soon be re-charged on the move in low light levels and partial shading. Scientists from the ...
Universal charger tantalisingly close for mobiles
Mobile phone users are tantalisingly close to the day when they can power up any phone with the same charger.
Calif. imposes battery charger energy standards
(AP) -- California will require cellphones, tablets and hundreds of other electronic devices to have energy-efficient battery chargers beginning next year.
Smithsonian shows 100 years of electric car's past
(AP) -- The history of electric cars is going on display at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History with two "electrifying cars" from the early 20th century.
Solar-powered air-conditioning system for vehicles
Great news for drivers! They can now continue to keep the air-conditioning system on during the hot sunny days even when they stop the vehicle and switch off the engine. In collaboration with Green Power Industrial ...
Hitachi Maxell announces 'Air Voltage' wireless charger for iPad2
Panasonic releases a solar charger with USB, AA battery slots and LED lights
Nanotechnology pushes battery life to eternity
(PhysOrg.com) -- A simple tap from your finger may be enough to charge your portable device thanks to a discovery made at RMIT University and Australian National University.