Ford has taken a major step toward moving its electric vehicle (EV) battery production in-house, with the announcement of Ford Ion Park.
Goldman Sachs Warns of Rising EV Battery Costs
Goldman Sachs is warning that electric vehicle makers will face rising battery costs, thanks to increased popularity.
VW Aims to Be the Next EV Battery Powerhouse
Volkswagen has unveiled its plans for the future, and it’s clear the automaker plans on being an electric vehicle (EV) battery powerhouse.
Apple Providing Free MacBook Pro Battery Replacement
Apple has started offering free battery replacements for 2016 and 2017 MacBook Pros with batteries that won’t charge past 1%.
Tesla May Soon Have 50% Higher Capacity Batteries
Tesla may have batteries with as much as 50% higher capacity in just a few years, if a tweet by Elon Musk is correct.
Brazil Sides With Apple In iPhone Throttling Case
Brazilian courts have sided with Apple against accusations the company improperly throttled the performance of iPhones with weak batteries.
Panasonic Ending Involvement In Tesla’s New York Solar Factory
Panasonic has announced it is winding down its involvement in Tesla’s solar factory in Buffalo, NY as there are increasing signs of a detonating partnership.
Tesla Electronics Tech Six Years Ahead of Competitors
Tesla may not have nearly the size or market penetration of its more established rivals, but the company is years ahead of them in electronics technology.
Musk Predicts Model S Will Soon Be Able to Go 400 Miles
Electrek is reporting that Elon Musk has said “it won’t be long before Model S has a 400-mile range.” One of the biggest limitations of electric vehicles is range. While they are ideally suited for city and suburban travel, their…
Apple is working on a fix for this iPhone 6S battery anomaly
Some iPhone 6S users are reporting a battery anomaly that’s causing their device to display an incorrect amount of remaining charge. Battery percentage on affected devices is apparently failing to update, even though power is being consumed.
Microsoft’s HoloLens headset might have a battery problem
Battery life might be the Achilles heel of HoloLens following confirmation that the headset is limited to five and a half hours off a single charge. Its runtime drops to just two and a half hours under heavy usage, Microsoft Technical…
Chrome Tries To Keep Flash From Draining Your Laptop Battery
Google made a pretty interesting and unexpected announcement about how Chrome will start working to save the battery life of your laptop. How will it do this? By pausing Flash. Google software engineer Tommy Li explains: Adobe Flash allows web…
Elon Musk: New Tesla Product Line Coming April 30
Elon Musk and Tesla are cooking up something for late April, and it’s not a new car. “Major new Tesla product line – not a car – will be unveiled at our Hawthorne Design Studio on Thurs 8pm, April 30,”…
Keyshia Cole Arrested For Suspected Battery
Keyshia Cole, the Grammy-nominated R&B singer, was arrested on Friday, September 19 on suspicion of battery. The altercation reportedly took place in the early morning hours in Los Angeles. According to People, Nuria Vanegas, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles…
Kanye West Under Investigation For Assault
On Monday, police confirmed that Kanye West has been named a suspect in an alleged assault case that occurred at Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills, California at 12:15 p.m. on Monday. “The named suspect was identified as Kanye West by…
Apple Figures Out Longer Battery Life
One of the biggest complaints that people have about smartphones is that they lose battery life like mad. And the newer phones are worse than ever. Just a few years ago, a device like a relatively cheap Blackberry Curve, which…
Harvard 3D Prints Tiny Batteries For All Your Nanomachine Needs
What’s the one thing standing in the way between ourselves and a future ruled by nanomachines? Well, actually a lot of things are standing in the way, but one of the most prominent is a lack of tiny batteries to…
Jennifer Capriati Charged For Allegedly Stalking, Hitting Ex-Boyfriend
Less than one year after being inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame, tennis prodigy Jennifer Capriati could be in trouble with the law. The 36-year-old Capriati has been hit with battery and stalking charges in Palm Beach County,…
BMW, Toyota Team Up to Develop Future Battery Technology, Hydrogen Fuel-Cell System
BMW and Toyota today announced that the car companies have teamed up to develop a new fuel-cell system and the future of lithium battery technology. The companies signed binding agreements to collaborate on several projects meant to usher in future…
iPhone 5 Rumor: New Thin Battery Features Higher Capacity
I honestly thought that we were done with the iPhone 5 rumors and leaks. There seems to be nothing else to divulge about Apple’s new wonder device. Everything has been leaked and nothing will be a surprise when the device…