209 Results for

lithium-air battery

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IBM: Lithium air battery prototype in 2013, production in 2020

Researchers are working on a lithium air battery that will make electric vehicles as practical as gas-powered cars.

By January 13, 2012

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Zinc air battery maker looks beyond lithium

ReVolt Technologies is one of a handful of companies trying to develop metal air batteries as an alternative lithium ion batteries.

By November 3, 2009

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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

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IBM speeds push for 500-mile EV battery

Big Blue signs on partners for its Battery 500 Project to design an "air-breathing" lithium air battery that would create a leap in energy density.

By April 20, 2012

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Project Zero tiltrotor shows off battery-powered flight

At the Paris Air Show, AgustaWestland shows off an exotic single-person aircraft designed to investigate all-electric, no-hydraulic flight systems.

By June 18, 2013

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Boeing flight-tests redesigned battery for 787 Dreamliner

Two-hour test is the first step in returning the aircraft to service after battery fire and heat issues forced the FAA to ground the fleet.

By March 25, 2013

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Boeing: Here's our plan to nix 787 battery fire risk

The Dreamliner maker plans to wrap the lithium-ion batteries in an electrical insulator to prevent heat exchange and cut holes in the battery enclosure to allow moisture to drain.

By March 14, 2013

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For an iWatch to kick butt, Apple must innovate in batteries

If the company is indeed working on a watch-size device with the bells and whistles of a smartphone, battery life could prove a challenge.

By February 19, 2013

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Boeing battery solution may keep 787 grounded until 2014

An MIT chemistry professor suggests that Boeing switch from lithium-ion batteries to the heavier but safer nickel metal-hydride technology, a process that could take a year.

By January 27, 2013

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Spray-on battery makes power paintable

Crave looks at a new technology that redefines the concept of the traditional battery. In other words, this ain't your pappy's AA.

By June 28, 2012