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Panasonic And Tesla Reach Agreement To Expand Supply Of Automotive-Grade Battery Cells

Osaka, Japan & Palo Alto, California — Panasonic Corporation and Tesla Motors today announced that the two companies have reached an agreement in which Panasonic will expand its supply of automotive-grade lithium-ion battery cells to Tesla. With this agreement, the two companies u
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There’s ‘No Charge To Charge’ For New Nissan Leaf Buyers In Texas

DALLAS, TX — Driving the all-electric Nissan LEAF means never having to buy gas. Now, thanks to the new “No Charge to Charge” program, offered by Nissan and NRG eVgo, new buyers and lessees of the all-electric Nissan LEAF in the Dallas-Fort Worth and greater Houston areas
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USABC Awards Leyden $2.28 Million Contract for Lithium-Ion Stop-Start Battery System

SOUTHFIELD, MI — The United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC), an organization whose members are Chrysler Group LLC, Ford Motor Company and General Motors, today announced the award of a $2.28 million stop-start battery system development contract to Leyden Energy Inc. of
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18-year-old’s Invention Charges Batteries in Seconds

18-year-old’s breakthrough invention can recharge phones in seconds (via Raw Story ) Saratoga, Calif. resident Eesha Khare made the breakthrough by creating a small supercapacitor that can fit inside a cell phone battery and enable ultra-fast electricity transfer and storage, deliveri
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New Microbatteries a Boost for Electronics

CHAMPAIGN, IL — Though they be but little, they are fierce. The most powerful batteries on the planet are only a few millimeters in size, yet they pack such a punch that a driver could use a cellphone powered by these batteries to jump-start a dead car battery – and then recharge the
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