Why your cell phone battery life still stinks

Apr 9, 2015
Unlike massive leaps in computing technology, batteries are tough to improve.
Posted In: batteries, battery, smart phones, apple watch
General Motors CEO Mary Barra reveals the new Chevrolet Bolt conceptat the 2015 North American International Auto Show Jan. 12, 2015 in Detroit.

Banking on the electric-car battery boom

Feb 10, 2015
In his new book, Steve LeVine details what sparks battery innovation.
Posted In: energy, batteries, electric cars
Procter & Gamble Co. Duracell brand batteries sit on display in a supermarket in Princeton, Ill.

New chapter in Duracell's history

Oct 24, 2014
P&G announces plans to spin off Duracell.
Posted In: Procter & Gamble, batteries, duracell

A better battery is hard to invent

Oct 17, 2014
Better batteries are the key to better consumer electronics and electric cars.
Posted In: batteries, electric cars, smartphone

Tesla bets on the present while the future races on

Sep 5, 2014
Tesla is relying on fab efficiency to cut prices on an established type of battery.
Posted In: tesla, batteries, electric cars

Car companies are happy to lose money on electric cars

Jul 28, 2014
Why Nissan is willing to lose money on the Leaf.
Posted In: Nissan, batteries, electric car

Plugging in battery makers and battery innovators

Jun 11, 2014
A group founded by angel investors seeks efficiency in developing new batteries.
Posted In: green jobs, environmental marketing claims, batteries

Finding a battery that will power the future

Apr 16, 2014
Batteries are hard to develop because they live in the world of material science.
Posted In: batteries, tesla, Elon Musk

New tech calls for better batteries

Feb 4, 2014
One challenge facing consumer electronics makers is the need for batteries that hold a longer charge.
Posted In: batteries

Sea snails: The key to a world of environmentally compatible technology?

Nov 11, 2013
At MIT, a scientist is studying sea snails, and say they hold the key to "biologically inspired processing."
Posted In: batteries, Environment