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Large Emissions from the Electric Car (EV) Battery Makers - Tesla an 'Eco-Villain'?

Electric power: When batteries are eco-villains in the production, according to a new report. Photo: Tomas Oneborg / SvD / TT 847 more words
Nanotechnology

Beyond Lithium: The Future of Batteries

Imagine your life in a world where the lithium ion battery was never invented. For starters, you probably wouldn’t even be reading this because you wouldn’t have a smartphone/tablet/laptop for which this platform was created. 600 more words

Science

At Least 17 Lithium-Ion Batteries Have Exploded On Planes This Year

Many air travelers fly with multiple devices that use lithium-ion batteries: phones, laptops, tablets, e-readers, smartwatches, fitness band, and more. As these batteries have become so widely used, the number of incidents involving exploding lithium-ion batteries on planes also appears to be on the rise. 485 more words

Quality & Safety

Microsoft’s MacBook Air Answer; Daimler Starts Building Huge Battery Factory; iPhone 9—Yes, 9 Rumor

Microsoft has rolled out an $800 MacBook Air competitor. According to business insider. com, it will have 13.5 hours of battery life. Redmond has ditched numbers, the device will just be called Surface Pro, and it is up for preorder today, with the release set for June 15th. 217 more words

Use of cylindrical Lithium-ion batteries by Tesla

Tesla uses cylindrical lithium-ion batteries in its cars, charging stations, and power storage units. Up until January 2017, the company used modified 18650 cylindrical lithium-ion batteries, which it co-manufactured with Panasonic. 233 more words

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A look at cylindrical Lithium-ion batteries

Cylindrical Li-ion batteries are Tesla’s battery of choice, but understanding their structure is important before delving into their use in Elon Musk’s vehicles. Cylindrical Li-ion cells have a significantly different shape from prismatic cells, but their internal design is similar to that of wound prismatic cells. 237 more words

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Use of prismatic lithium-ion batteries by General Motors

One of the most notable applications of prismatic lithium-ion batteries is in General Motors’ Voltec propulsion system. In the Chevrolet Volt, this system takes the form of a 437 lb. 533 more words

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