Posts Tagged ‘battery’

“This Is Our Town” – Inside A Small-Town Battle Against A Giant Chinese Battery Plant

Authored by Nathan Worcester via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), Two common signs stood out on the front lawns and street corners of Manteno, Illinois, on Dec. 13: “Keep Christ in Christmas,” sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, and “Choose Manteno: No Go on Gotion!” Ten miles south of where Chicago’s suburban sprawl finally peters […]

Ford resumes Michigan EV battery plant but reduces production capacity by 40%, drops about 800 jobs

Ford resumes Michigan EV battery plant but reduces production capacity by 40%, drops about 800 jobs Due to plummeting sales amid President Joe Biden’s flopping economy and push to green energy, Ford Motor Company announced that it would resume its “Marshall Project” –  the planned electric vehicle (EV) battery plant in Michigan. However, the renowned U.S. automaker […]

GOP lawmakers press Ford on deal with Chinese battery maker

A trip of GOP House members sent a letter to Ford leadership Wednesday, questioning the company over a decision to partner with a Chinese battery manufacturer on a new plant in Michigan and threatening to subpoena its CEO. Ford paused work on the battery plant this week, but the lawmakers said the auto maker has… […]

Comedy: Panasonic Electric Vehicle Battery Factory Needs its Own COAL Power Plant

A coal-fired power plant in Kansas that was slated for closure will remain open after all to provide needed power for, wait for it: a new electric vehicle (EV) battery factory producing “clean” energy storage products. In accordance with the Biden regime’s ongoing efforts to force all Americans into an EV, Panasonic has built a […]

Khanna: EVs May Mean Fewer Auto Jobs, Protection for Battery Workers Is a ‘Main Sticking Point’ in Talks

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNBC’s “Last Call,” Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) stated that ensuring that all the people who work on electric vehicles have union jobs “is one of the main sticking points in the contract negotiations” between the UAW Source

Report: Staff at EV battery maker Gotion made to pledge allegiance to ChiCom Party, wear Chinese Red Army uniforms during company trips

(NaturalNews) The parent company of electric vehicle (EV) battery maker Gotion Inc. has made staff members pledge allegiance to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)… Source

Rapper Cardi B a Suspect in Battery Case After Throwing Microphone at Concertgoer

Rapper Cardi B is now a suspect in a battery case after she threw a microphone at a concertgoer who hurled a drink at her while she was performing on stage in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Saturday. Source

New Battery Could be Grid Storage Solution

New Battery Could be Grid Storage Solution May 14, 2023 Eureka Alert: Lithium-ion batteries are ubiquitous today – from electric cars to smartphones. But that does not mean that they are the best solution for all areas of application. TU Wien has now succeeded in developing an oxygen-ion battery that has some important advantages. Although it […]

What’s really killing your phone battery life

MANY phone manufacturers may boast that their newest wares will last on a single charge for the whole day. Wow! What an accolade, a technological breakthrough! So what sort of battery is needed for this ‘smart’ phone to last a day? 4000mAh, 5000mAh? Battery drain on an AOSP phone with a 3000mAh battery. Sure the […]

Volkswagen to Invest in Mines in Bid to Become Global Battery Supplier

BERLIN—Volkswagen plans to invest in mines to bring down the cost of battery cells, meet half of its own demand and sell to third-party customers, the carmaker’s board member in charge of technology said. Its strategy aligns with a wider trend of carmakers seeking greater control over parts of the supply chain traditionally left to […]

The Matrix is Real, Human Battery: 6G Tech May Use Humans As Energy Source

When 6G oogy is eventually rolled out to replace 5G, humans might be used as an energy source to power their wearable devices and possibly larger electronics. Science Daily explains: “One of the most promising breakthroughs in 6G telecommunications is the possibility of Visible Light Communication (VLC), which is like a wireless version of fiberoptics, […]

How To Keep Your Home Warm During A Power Outage – Car Battery

Practical Skill-Set’s: How To Run Your Gas Furnace In Winter When The Power Goes Out Hey guys! Welcome back to the channel! In this video we show a clever way to get power to your gas furnace in the even of a power outage. I hope you found this video helpful! If so, leave this video […]

How much battery does your phone use overnight?

Mobile phones have been giving away data to authorities since their inception, as they were never designed to be ‘secure’ in the use case for the ‘general population’ or at the ‘consumer’ level, as shown in the communications protocols. Along come smart phones, where data collection is taken to the next level, where now there […]

Solutions Needed for 6+ Million EV Battery Packs That Will Be Retired by 2030; “Handling Lithium Batteries is a Serious Subject”

By B.N. Frank Electric vehicles (EVs) have been associated with threatening already vulnerable power grids (see 1, 2), fires (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9), and high costs (see 1, 2, 3) as well as health and environmental issues (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6).  Despite all of the above, many U.S. legislators and government agencies continue to support and fund the hurried adoption of electric cars and trucks and rapid deployment of charging infrastructure (see 1, 2).  In fact, EV mandates are […]

Andy Dick Arrested on Suspicion of Felony Sexual Battery

Troubled comedian and actor Andy Dick was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of felony sexual battery following an incident at a campground in Orange County, California.

3 Florida cops charged with battery in separate incidents

Florida State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle announced Wednesday that three cops from three different police departments are facing battery charges in separate incidents. Rundle confirmed that two of the incidents were recorded on police body cam footage. On September 1, 2021, Opa-locka Police Captain Sergio Perez walked into Sergeant Michael Steel’s office with a Taser […]

Volkswagen Expects Battery, Raw Material Drive to Cost up to $34 Billion

FRANKFURT, GERMANY—Volkswagen’s planned European battery cell plants and securing vital raw materials will cost as much as 30 billion euros ($34 billion), board member Thomas Schmall said, putting a price tag on the expansion for the first time. Schmall, who is in charge of technology at Europe’s largest carmaker, said in an interview at  the […]

Ambri: A Battery that Could Change the World

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Could Future EV Battery materials Come From the Seabed?

Could Future EV Battery materials Come From the Seabed?Published on May 24, 2021Written by A billion batteries’ worth of rare metals lie on the ocean floors. In my April “Green Issue” column, I fearlessly predicted that the long-term carbon-neutral future of personal transportation would be electric vehicles powered by renewable energy. Projections by Deloitte […]

Georgia woman wanted for battery after brutal restaurant beatdown caught on camera

Home » Crimes, North America » Georgia woman wanted for battery after brutal restaurant beatdown caught on camera     Police are looking for a woman in Augusta, Georgia, after she was seen on video beating another woman senseless in a Little Caesars restaurant, in an alleged dispute over a child. Bystanders did not intervene […]

In Fun, Innovative Science Project, Middle Schooler Makes A Battery Out Of Brian Stelter

In Fun, Innovative Science Project, Middle Schooler Makes A Battery Out Of Brian Stelter ATLANTA, GA—In a fun, unique science project that earned him a spot at this year’s county fair, local middle schooler Bryan Marvin made a battery out of Brian Stelter. The bright youngster powered a light bulb by hooking up two wires […]

‘Forever’ Battery Made from Nuclear Waste Takes 28,000 Years to Run Out of Charge

California startup Nano Diamond Battery (NDB) says it has designed a battery made from nuclear waste that will take up to 28,000 years to run out of charge. Image source: RT News The “forever” diamond battery was developed for use in deep space and other niche applications, but a consumer-facing prototype is also in […]

Tesla Is Plugging a Secret Mega-Battery Into the Texas Grid

Elon Musk is getting into the Texas power market, with previously unrevealed construction of a gigantic battery connected to an ailing electric grid that nearly collapsed last month. The move marks Tesla Inc.’s first major foray into the epicenter of the U.S. energy economy. A Tesla subsidiary registered as Gambit Energy Storage LLC is quietly building […]

Who knew that 5G’s waveform is a battery vampire?!

As carriers roll out 5G, industry group 3GPP is considering other ways to modulate radio signals By Michael KoziolIEEE Spectrum Photo: China News Service/VCG/Getty Images Power Players: As carriers launch 5G, some experts say the industry should have chosen a more efficient modulation option for the service. In 2017, members of the mobile telephony industry […]

“New Cobalt-Free Lithium-Ion Battery Reduces Costs Without Sacrificing Performance”

“New Cobalt-Free Lithium-Ion Battery Reduces Costs Without Sacrificing Performance” July 19th, 2020 Cobalt is the ugliest part of high performance lithium ion batteries, and the most difficult to eliminate. This research out of University of Texas might be good news. Via: UT News: For decades, researchers have looked for ways to eliminate cobalt from the […]

Tesla Flies in New Battery Production Line for Gigafactory

Tesla Flies in New Battery Production Line for Gigafactory May 25th, 2018 Balls to the wall 24/7. Besides the normal Model S and X and energy products output, there’s the Model 3 ramp, the single 50,000 unit Powerwall order from Australia, an as yet […]

Tesla’s Giant Battery in Australia Reduced Grid Service Cost by 90%

Tesla’s Giant Battery in Australia Reduced Grid Service Cost by 90% May 11th, 2018 Via: Electrek: Tesla’s giant Powerpack battery in Australia has been in operation for about 6 months now and we are just starting to discover the magnitude of its impact on […]

Volkswagen Doubles EV Battery Order To $48 Billion

Volkswagen Doubles EV Battery Order To $48 Billion May 4th, 2018 Via: Fortune: A few hours after Elon Musk berated analysts for what he perceived as unimaginative questions, Volkswagen AG said it was writing a check for batteries that almost match Tesla’s entire market […]

Chicopee Police Officer Accused of Indecent Assault and Battery in Holyoke Incident

Officer Jacek Wanat(Chicopee Police photo) A Chicopee police officer faces three counts of indecent assault and battery after an incident in a Holyoke bar. Officer Jacek Wanat was arraigned Tuesday in Holyoke District Court. He was released under the requirements he stay away from the victim and from Pic’s Place in Holyoke, remain alcohol free […]

Tesla Battery Degradation Less Than 10% After 160,000 Miles

Tesla Battery Degradation Less Than 10% After 160,000 Miles April 15th, 2018 Via: Electrek: Battery degradation is one of the biggest concerns for electric car owners and potential buyers, but data from Tesla battery packs have been very reassuring so far. Now the latest […]

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