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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

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

Supercapacitor: Today's energy revolution

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.
Posted In: batteries

E-vehicle maker Better Place is switched off for good

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.
Posted In: electric cars, batteries

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