The electric propulsion system for GM's new plug-in hybrid gives a silent yet powerful ride.
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The company hopes to develop powerful, lightweight lithium-air batteries.
The large facility is meant to reflect a change of direction for the bankrupt company.
Advances could at last make the high-energy batteries practical.
A spinoff from the Rocky Mountain Institute has developed a 100-miles-per-gallon plug-in hybrid.
Flexible carbon-nanotube supercapacitors could give more power to cell phones and other electronics.
In November, Fisker Automotive will begin sales of a car with 50 miles of battery-powered range.
The automaker wanted U.S.-based manufacturing and a flexible battery design.
The planned plug-in hybrid car is at the core of the automaker's attempt to reinvent itself. But will the car be a commercial success?
New materials from MIT could power laser weapons or give hybrid cars jackrabbit acceleration.