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batteries. lithium ion

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Black & Decker Lithium Ion Vacuums with Smartech Technology

AutoSense changes the suction based on floor type for these battery-powered models, and tops the list of their clever new features.

By January 5, 2016

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Electrolux Ergorapido Lithium Ion Brushroll Clean Xtra

The Ergorapido is a nice-looking, easy-to-use vacuum that's in the wrong line of work. It's a vacuum cleaner you'll enjoy taking out of the box, then want to put back into the box once it starts struggling to actually clean your floors.

By October 10, 2015

2.5 stars Editors' rating October 10, 2015
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Toyota hydrogen research leads to a better battery

A Toyota scientist developing hydrogen storage technology stumbles on a discovery that could make for more energy dense batteries.

By May 4, 2016

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Size matters: BMW boosts 2017 i3's battery, equipment offerings

Bavaria's littlest electric city car ups its capabilities to better compete in an increasingly thick segment.

By May 2, 2016

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New battery design could keep hoverboards from catching on fire

Overheating lithium ion batteries have led to a number of exploding gadgets in recent years, but now researchers have come up with a way to douse the problem with a dose of nanotechnology.

By January 11, 2016

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FAA warns of potentially 'catastrophic' battery explosions

The agency urges airlines to reexamine the risks associated with transporting lithium batteries as cargo.

By February 9, 2016

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Sulfur-based tech the answer to burnable lithium-ion batteries?

Scientists with the Department of Energy have designed a new type of battery that they say outpaces the ubiquitous lithium-ion batteries in flammability, cost, and ability to hold a charge.

By June 5, 2013

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Now your children can drive a Tesla, too

Radio Flyer's mini Model S packs a lithium ion battery and a frunk, just like the real thing.

By February 16, 2016

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Feds urge you to buy fire extinguisher with your hoverboard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is investigating whether the lithium-ion batteries in the self-balancing boards are causing them to catch fire.

By January 20, 2016

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Glucose-based battery has 10 times energy of lithium: researchers

Researchers at Virginia Tech have developed a working sugar-powered fuel cell with energy density greater than that of current lithium-ion batteries.

By February 4, 2014