A fire last week and a forced landing today have brought the possibility of such problems to the forefront.
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Sales of the car have improved, but not enough to turn the tide for advanced battery factories in the United States.
The once promising maker of advanced batteries for electric cars goes for pennies on the dollar.
The automaker is focusing on hybrids instead, intending to produce 21 models by 2015.
The automaker blames rapid battery capacity loss on high mileage.
It could make it easier to integrate renewables and reduce fuel consumption in off-grid applications.
Aquion Energy says its batteries could make the power grid unnecessary in some countries.
Eos Energy Storage says its zinc-air battery can store energy to meet peak power needs for less.
Battery packs are almost definitely less dangerous that a tank full of gasoline. Too bad.
A Pittsburgh company says its battery has the long life and cheap cost needed to be practical for energy storage.