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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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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

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New battery tech may lead to inexpensive, safer electric cars

Power Japan Plus announced its dual carbon battery technology, which promises longer-lasting and less expensive batteries for electric cars.

By May 13, 2014

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Sony recalls hybrid Vaio laptops due to battery issues

Sony has today announced a recall on selected VaioFit Laptops due to an internal issue with the lithium-ion battery that can cause it to overheat.

By April 14, 2014

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Lenovo recalls ThinkPad batteries due to "burn hazard"

Lenovo has issued an Australian product recall for a number of ThinkPad notebooks due to a problem with overheating batteries.

By March 31, 2014

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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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Tesla raising nearly $2B for battery-building 'gigafactory'

The electric-car maker is raising a large amount of money ahead of its announcement regarding the construction and location of its massive lithium-ion battery plant.

By February 26, 2014

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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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Tesla, Panasonic said to plan $1B investment in US battery plant

Tesla and Panasonic may hook up on a US battery plant with a total investment close to $1 billion, according to a Japan-based report.

By February 25, 2014