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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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It's 2014. Why is my battery stuck in the '90s?

The devices we all rely on continue to evolve radically. So why has the battery industry failed? Here's how you can take charge.

By December 2, 2014

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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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Ford, Mercedes-Benz, and Nissan target 2017 for fuel cell vehicles

The push for hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles got an extra push from agreements by five major automakers to co-develop the technology.

By January 28, 2013

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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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Battery exec sees promise in new chemistries

Automotive News reports on the progress SB LiMotive is making on new battery chemistries for electric cars.

By October 21, 2011

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Energy Department awards supercomputing time

Largest award of computing time in agency's history goes to 57 projects, including those developing new kinds of jet engines, wind turbines, nuclear reactors, and treatments for brain diseases.

By December 1, 2010

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Toyota lays out green-car push with hybrids, EVs

Auto maker says one of its 11 new hybrid cars to be rolled out by the end of 2012 would be a compact with fuel efficiency exceeding 94 mpg, the highest for a gasoline-electric model.

By November 18, 2010

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ARPA-E funds fuel-making microbes, batteries, carbon capture

ARPA-E, the Department of Energy agency created to research clean-energy breakthroughs, puts an additional $106 million into 37 commercial and academic ventures.

By April 29, 2010

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Batteries set to become $60 billion industry by '13

Research firm offers guide to deciphering the players and funders of high-tech battery technology.

By August 12, 2009