Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 28, 2014 Why Nissan is willing to lose money on the Leaf.
Jul 2, 2014 A group founded by angel investors seeks efficiency in developing new batteries.
Apr 16, 2014 Batteries are hard to develop because they live in the world of material science.
Feb 4, 2014 One challenge facing consumer electronics makers is the need for batteries that hold a longer charge.
Nov 15, 2013 Recycling is expensive but good -- up to a point.
Nov 11, 2013 At MIT, a scientist is studying sea snails, and say they hold the key to "biologically inspired processing."
Nov 4, 2013 They charge up hundreds of times faster than a battery, never wear out and need replacing, and they don’t care about temperature extremes.
Aug 5, 2013 More than 40 years after the “Crying Indian” campaign encouraged Americans to stop pollution, a new "Keep America Beautiful" hopes to boost recycling.
May 27, 2013 The company Better Place is liquidating, after a failed attempt to make electric cars with batteries to swap in and out. Problem is, e-vehicles are still expensive. And fossil fuel prices in the recent downturn have softened.
Apr 22, 2013 The Rapid Equipping Force seeks solutions to problems soldiers encounter in the field -- such as packing pounds and pounds of batteries on patrol.