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GM licenses technology that could also make the batteries much cheaper.
A new machine that makes nanostructured fibers could turn soldiers’ uniforms into power supplies.
A small, powerful rope-climbing device can pull a person up 30 stories in 30 seconds.
Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a solid electrolyte to replace flammable ones used in lithium-ion batteries.
A Microsoft Research project offloads data and calculations to save battery life.
Digital quantum batteries could exceed lithium-ion performance by orders of magnitude.
GM plans to develop batteries with A123 Systems for its new electric vehicle.
The next few years will show whether the batteries in electric cars from GM and Nissan are safe and reliable.
A new paperlike material could lead to novel types of light and flexible materials.
A new material prevents overheating, making lithium-ion batteries safer for use in vehicles.