Skip to Content

An Electrifying Startup

May/June 2008

A new lithium-ion battery from A123 Systems could help electric cars and hybrids come to dominate the roads. By Kevin Bullis

Read the issue

Letter from the editor

The Heroic Age


  • Categorized in 17037

    Electric Cars Primer

    Hybrids, plug-ins, and extended-range electric cars are hitting the market. Use this interactive primer to learn how they work.
  • Categorized in 17036

    Una Laptop por Niño

    The philanthropic effort dubbed the $100 Laptop has not met its grand initial goals. But its first deployment, in Peru, may turn skeptics into believers.
  • Categorized in 17035

    Brain Trauma in Iraq

    Thousands of U.S. soldiers have survived powerful explosions in Iraq. Many are returning home with brain injuries that could result in long-term disabilities.

Past issues