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Researchers Make Battery Charging Breakthrough

Two researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed battery cells capable of charging in under a minute, an amazing 100 times faster than a normal rechargable battery. The breakthrough could revolutionize electric…

Worlds Fastest Electric Bike Does 150mph

The Mission One, made by San Francisco-based Mission Motors, is reportedly capable of 150mph and is on sale now to US customers, with deliveries due in 2010. Mission Motors' founder, Forrest North, is a former…

GM to Build World’s Largest Battery Lab

General Motors announced in a press conference at the Detroit Auto Show that South Korea's LG Chem has been selected to supply the lithium-ion cells that will power the Chevy Volt. However, LG Chem and…

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Li-Ion Battery with 180,000 Mile Lifespan

Battery provider Southern California Edison (SCE) has demonstrated a lithium ion battery with a lifespan of more than 180,000 miles, a major milestone in advanced battery performance that opens the door to a new generation…