Researchers are working on a lithium air battery that will make electric vehicles as practical as gas-powered cars.
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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.
The push for hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles got an extra push from agreements by five major automakers to co-develop the technology.
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.
Automotive News reports on the progress SB LiMotive is making on new battery chemistries for electric cars.
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.
ARPA-E, the Department of Energy agency created to research clean-energy breakthroughs, puts an additional $106 million into 37 commercial and academic ventures.
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.
Research firm offers guide to deciphering the players and funders of high-tech battery technology.