126 Results for

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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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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Same-size lithium ion battery, 10 times the storage

Researchers at Northwestern predict a battery that will have 10 times the capacity and charge 10 times faster, while Argonne National Laboratory predicts a cell phone that can charge in a minute.

By November 17, 2011

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Redesigned lithium ion battery charges faster, holds charge longer

Researchers at Northwestern University redesign the lithium ion battery to charge faster and increase energy capacity, paving the way for better battery performance on our gadgets.

By November 16, 2011

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Toyota hybrid to get lithium ion batteries

Automotive News reports on Toyota's plan to start using lithium ion batteries in some hybrids.

By January 31, 2011

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Sanyo eyes tenfold increase in lithium ion battery capacity

Automotive News reports on Sanyo's battery production.

By October 27, 2010

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Compact Power's lithium ion battery to power 2011 Ford Focus Electric

Ford selected Compact Power Inc., a subsidiary of LG Chem, as the supplier of lithium ion battery packs for the 2011 Ford Focus Electric for the U.S. market.

By July 13, 2010

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Lithium ion battery industry to boom with wind, solar power

Report says auto industry breakthroughs will provide the alternative energy sector with power storage solution.

By October 21, 2009

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MIT chips away at lithium ion barrier

Battery breakthrough could mean good news for electric automakers and impatient cell phone users.

By March 12, 2009