Rechargeable lithium-sulfur batteries get a boost from graphene
New imaging techniques track lithium-ion reactions in real-time, potential for more powerful, longer-lasting batteries
(Phys.org)—The cherished portability of many popular electronics, from smart phones to laptops, mostly comes courtesy of lithium-ion batteries. Unfortunately, these dense and lightweight energy storage ...
Japan demo shows electricity entering EV through tires
Scientists spark new interest in the century-old Edison battery
Stanford University scientists have breathed new life into the nickel-iron battery, a rechargeable technology developed by Thomas Edison more than a century ago.
New method to examine batteries -- MRI from the inside
There is an ever-increasing need for advanced batteries for portable electronics, such as phones, cameras, and music players, but also to power electric vehicles and to facilitate the distribution and storage of energy derived ...
Revealing how a battery material works
Since its discovery 15 years ago, lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) has become one of the most promising materials for rechargeable batteries because of its stability, durability, safety and ability to deliver ...
Qualcomm's HaloIPT tech brings wireless charging for EVs
Progressive Automotive X-Prize runner-up car gets 207.5 MPGe
Human-electric hybrid car expected next year (w/ Video)
Solar Roadways Awarded DOT Contract to Pave Roads with Solar Cells
Smart Charger Controller simplifies electric vehicle recharging (w/Video)
Electric vehicle owners can plug in their cars and forget about them, knowing they'll get the cheapest electricity available and won't crash the grid - using a new technology called the Smart Charger Controller. ...
British Town Demonstrates World's First Garbage Truck Powered by Garbage
Ford to unveil solar hybrid concept car at CES
(AP)—Ford plans to unveil at this month's International CES gadget show a solar-powered concept car that offers the same performance as a plug-in hybrid but without the need for a plug.