Tag: lithium ion
Spacewalking astronauts replace International Space Station batteries
Spacewalking astronauts are conducting more battery work outside the International Space Station. NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Christina Koch floated outside, a week after the first spacewalk to install new and stronger batteries for the station’s solar power grid. Ms Koch was supposed to go out with Anne McClain, but there weren't enough medium suits…
Power Wallet adds power to your, er, wallet. Simple really
It must have taken the marketing men quite a while to come up with this one. The Power Wallet is quite simply a wallet with built in power. Or to be precise a lightweight rechargeable 3000mAh battery which it claims can give most smartphones one and a half full charges. Crafted from Saffiano leather, the…
Review: Smart e-bike (£2495)
Name: Smart e-bike Type: Electric bike Specifications: Click here for full specs Price as reviewed: £2495 I love cycling, but living in a particularly hilly part of North London I’m not really inclined to take the bike out on long…
GM plans first lithium-ion hybrid cars by 2010
General Motors has announced that it expects to have lithium-ion powered hybrid cars in production by 2010.
Hybrid and electric cars powered by the same technology as the battery you’d find in your mobile phone or notebook PC, but on a larger scale, could lead to mass production.