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Four facets of the ongoing lithium gamble

Lithium is the world’s soft silver-white lightest metal and often labeled as “white Petroleum” with its common usage in batteries. Lithium –ion batteries are lighter, more efficient, and more durable than any other technology and therefore energy storage utilization in electric vehicle, smart phones, camera, laptop power tools among other things. 947 more words

HP And Sony Recall Laptop Batteries Due To Possible Overheating And Fires

Lithium-ion batteries are part of items that we use every day and we hardly think about them, but they can cause explosions and fires if they’re prone to overheating. 269 more words

BMW Is Turning Its Electric Vehicle Batteries Into a New Business

BMW unveiled plans to turn new and used electric vehicle batteries into an system that can store energy for homes and businesses. The product, which was introduced at an electric vehicle symposium in Montreal, marks the German automaker’s entry into the energy storage market. 15 more words

Business

BMW Is Turning Its Electric Vehicle Batteries Into a New Business

BMW unveiled plans to turn new and used electric vehicle batteries into an system that can store energy for homes and businesses.

The product, which was introduced at an electric vehicle symposium in Montreal, marks the German automaker’s entry into the energy storage market. 562 more words

Tech

We are racing toward an electric-car future. Can battery scientists keep up?

For a half-dozen or so years, researchers around the world have been on a feverish quest—to make electronic devices last a lot longer, electric cars go much further, and renewable power a broader reality, all at an affordable price. 2,201 more words

Amnesty International stages rally to end child labour outside Montreal Apple store

MONTREAL – Activists gathered outside a downtown Apple store on Ste-Catherine Street Sunday afternoon to draw attention to the plight of child labourers.

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World

Electric Car Drivers Could Throw America Into Rolling Blackouts

The founder of electric car battery company TankTwo likes to revisit the 2003 Northeast Blackout, when power went out from the greater New York City area and into the Midwest. 1,121 more words

Elon Musk