The superpower behind iron oxyfluoride battery electrodes
(Phys.org) —Innovative materials chemistries continue to drive advances in lithium-ion batteries-the state-of-the-art in rechargeable energy storage. While many different battery components contribute to ...
A longer life for lithium-sulfur batteries
Electric cars have still got it tough in the German marketplace. They are too expensive and their range is too short. This is an opportune time for a breakthrough in efficient and low-cost lithium-sulfur ...
Mitsubishi Motors suffers fresh lithium battery setback
Mitsubishi Motors said Friday it had detected a new problem with lithium batteries used in its plug-in hybrid vehicle, the latest battery issue to affect the Japanese automaker in the past few days, media ...
New York auto showcase is venue for Mercedes-Benz EV
Mitsubishi reports two battery problems, no recalls
Mitsubishi Motors says a battery in a plug-in hybrid Outlander vehicle heated up and melted. No one was injured.
Japan venture to bring electric tuk-tuks to Asia
A Japanese company is hoping to win a big slice of Asia's tuk-tuk market, it said Wednesday, betting battery-operated buggies could cut burgeoning city pollution.
Scientist develops a multi-purpose wonder material to tackle environmental challenges
A new wonder material that can generate hydrogen, produce clean water and even create energy.
Volkswagen shows all-electric four-seater at Wolfsburg meet
Monitoring your vitals with a webcam
You may have used a webcam on your computer to make a video call. Someday that same camera - or one like it - might help doctors monitor your health.
Building a better battery
A new battery technology provides double the energy storage at lower cost than the batteries that are used in handheld electronics, electric vehicles, aerospace and defence.
Analytical theory may bring improvements to lithium-ion batteries
Researchers have shown theoretically how to control or eliminate the formation of "dendrites" that cause lithium-ion batteries to fail, an advance that if realized would improve safety and might enable the ...
Toyota's i-Road to debut at the Geneva Motor Show
Nano 'beads on a string' could advance battery technology
Tiny beads of silicon, about ten thousand times thinner than a piece of paper, could someday make electric vehicles travel farther on a single charge or extend the life of your laptop's battery, say scientists ...
Stretchable lithium-ion battery can twist, bend, return to normal shape (w/ Video)
(Phys.org)—Northwestern University's Yonggang Huang and the University of Illinois' John A. Rogers are the first to demonstrate a stretchable lithium-ion battery—a flexible device capable of powering ...