Lithium-ion batteries power most of our devices these days but come with a number if downfalls including safety issues. Now, it appears a new manufacturing process will allow for solid state batteries to be produced that are both more affordable and more reliable than current gen lithium-ion options. 194 more words
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If you were to track the upgrades for your Apple iPhone or Toyota Prius from their introduction to today, you will see a familiar arc in the technology industry: performance multiplies, the product is refined, jobs are created, even entire industries are reworked. 1,718 more words
All electric vehicles currently in production use some form of lithium-ion chemistry in their battery packs.
Finding ways of improving that chemistry is therefore very important — the aim being to make… 341 more words
Tesla has made no secret of its ambitious plans to build a huge lithium-ion battery plant in the U.S. — and now it appears to have a powerful partner in Panasonic, one of the world’s biggest makers of batteries. 180 more words