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Geopolitics prompts electric bus maker to start work on own tech to phase out reliance on China

PMI Electro Mobility Solutions is also starting a battery assembling plant in Haryana to localise components.

12 Jul 2020 9:30 PM

Tesla's solar factory is exporting most of its cells

Tesla has only sporadically purchased solar cells produced by its partner in the factory, Panasonic Corp.

16 May 2019 9:38 AM

Tesla to update battery software following car fires

Hong Kong’s Apple Daily newspaper reported that a Tesla car caught fire in a shopping mall parking lot.

16 May 2019 9:34 AM

Panasonic plans advanced Tesla batteries from Japan plant

The Japanese plants handle cylindrical lithium-ion “18650” cells, used to power Tesla’s Model S and Model X vehicles.

25 Apr 2019 9:42 AM

Engineers devise new method of powering hybrid heavy-duty trucks

The concept involves using a plug-in hybrid engine system, where the truck would be powered by batteries with a spark ignition engine.

10 Apr 2019 11:26 AM


MWC 2019: New smartphone with 18,000mAh battery, folding display

Not one or two, this brand will announced 26 different phone models at the MWC 2019.

02 Feb 2019 11:28 AM

Pentagon to produce lithium sea-water batteries: Donald Trump

Defense Department would purchase equipment for pilot production of the batteries that are critical for anti-submarine warfare.

06 Oct 2018 9:34 AM

Li-Ion king rules!

We are stuck with Lithium-Ion phone batteries for now. So small mercies lie in quick charges.

24 Sep 2018 9:35 AM

Cradle CEO dies after smartphone explodes while charging

Witnesses say that one of Nazrin Hassan’s Blackberry or Huawei smartphone exploded, claiming his life instantly.

21 Jun 2018 9:09 PM

Lithium-ion batteries soon to be made in India

A new statement from the ministry reveals that the technology has been developed by CECRI scientists.

14 Jun 2018 3:44 PM


Future car batteries to be cobalt-free: Panasonic

“We are aiming to achieve zero usage in the near future, and development is underway,” says Panasonic

31 May 2018 8:38 AM

Apple AirPods explode in Tampa

AirPods user removed the earbud before it exploded.

10 Feb 2018 5:48 PM

Swallowed button batteries a concern with 'fidget spinners'

One child required emergency surgery to remove a piece of the broken toy.

07 Feb 2018 3:28 PM

Want to make your old iPhone faster? Here’s what you can do

The latest ‘Battery-gate’ incident has affected all iPhones excluding this year’s lineup.

26 Dec 2017 9:34 PM

‘Samsung to make batteries that won’t explode in the next 2 years’

The company will be able to manufacture such batteries within the next two years, reported Korean Herald.

04 Jul 2017 11:07 AM


Samsung to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7s post battery humiliation  

They will be priced below 700,000 won (USD 616) and sales are slated to start July 7.

27 Jun 2017 12:31 PM

A battery that uses seawater to generate electricity

The new battery is developed by an MIT startup and can be helpful for underwater exploring drones.

17 Jun 2017 6:47 PM

Sony returns to black on healthy chip, game, battery sales

For the fiscal year through March, Sony's profit fell 50 percent to 73.3 billion yen ($660 million) from 148 billion yen.

28 Apr 2017 2:48 PM

Waste bottles can be used to store batteries

UCR researchers are turning glass bottles into high performance lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles and personal electronics.

23 Apr 2017 10:25 AM