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lithium-ion batteries

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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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A123 Systems plugs lithium-ion batteries into power grid

First power tools, then cars and planes, and now the power grid. A123 is now working with utilities for "grid stabilization," or short-term storage.

By June 24, 2008

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New batteries charge 70 percent in 2 minutes

Using a titanium dioxide gel, researchers make a battery that could one day allow electric cars to fuel up as fast as their gas-guzzling cousins.

By October 13, 2014

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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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This smart battery warns you before catching fire

Stanford University scientists have developed a lithium-ion battery that warns users long before it overheats and explodes.

By October 14, 2014

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BMW 7-series concept: Fast lithium-ion hybrid

The 7-series concept is a lithium-ion powered luxury saloon that promises decent fuel economy, good looks and a tonne of interesting gadgets inside

By September 24, 2008

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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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Tesla, Panasonic sign Gigafactory battery deal

With its lower-priced Model 3 on the way, Tesla's likely to see higher demand -- and if it's going to crank out more electric cars, it'll need lots more batteries.

By July 31, 2014