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Researchers refine zinc-air batteries with 5x capacity of lithium-ion

”There seems to be a never-ending stream of new battery technologies looking to replace the venerable lithium-ion chemistry,” Brandon Hill reports for HotHardware. “Today, new advances in zinc-air batteries are making them look increasingly more viable as a suitable replacement, with the potential to squeeze five time the charge into a battery comparably sized to its lithium-ion counterpart.” 144 more words

News

The death of the internal combustion engine

It had a good run. But the end is in sight for the machine that changed the world

 

But its days are numbered. Rapid gains in battery technology favour… 162 more words

Tesla Motors

Electric Cars - The death of the internal combustion engine - The Economist

The death of the internal combustion engine – The Economist

It had a good run. But the end is in sight for the machine that changed the world… 1,229 more words

Business

Germany's Answer to Tesla's Gigafactory Is on Its Way

A German consortium is preparing to set up major lithium-ion battery cell production facilities at two locations.

Led by a company called TerraE Holding GmbH, the group aims to target customers in the transport and industrial sectors who want to achieve “strategic delivery security” and to participate in the project. 302 more words

Tech

The EV tsunami – is it really a huge wave, or is the emperor/clothes thing again?

Apologies for the apparent Tesla fixation these days, but it really is the energy story of the summer. Tesla’s wild ride is far and away the most interesting development in the auto industry, and for that matter the business news in general. 530 more words

Industrial Energy

Hydrogen-powered vehicles are finally taking off—inside Amazon and Walmart warehouses

Automakers have been touting hydrogen cars for at least a decade. The newest edition of Honda Clarity, launched earlier this year in the US, comes with everything you’d want in a modern car—including a $15,000 fuel allowance. 376 more words

To make your phone battery last all day, follow these four simple steps

As mobile phone users, all we want is enough battery life to last the day. Frustratingly, the older the device, the less power it seems to have. 935 more words