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Fisker Karma Battery Issue Confirmed by A123

December 26, 2011 / No Comments

Battery maker A123 has said that batteries they had supplied to Fisker Automotive for their Karma range-extended luxury sedans might have wrongly aligned hose clamps for the cooling system, which could cause coolant to leak and cause electrical short circuit.  The problem will be affecting only cars less than 50 in number, as only 50 of them were delivered. Fisker Karma, ...

New Power Packed Lithium Battery, Charges Up in Seconds

March 13, 2009 / No Comments

Lithium ion batteries that are in the market today are already being hailed as major breakthroughs and are helping both the automobile industry as well as the electronic field in producing gadgets that are smaller, lighter and far more efficient than ever before. But how about turning that up a couple of notches by creating cell phones that are fully charged ...

Toyota’s Next-Generation Battery Plans

June 15, 2008 / No Comments

Toyota Motor Corp is so far out in front of the pack when it comes to fuel-efficiency, that objects in the mirror really are smaller than they appear. The company has set the standard for hybrid cars and the use of lithium-ion batteries but it's not enough because they have a plan to launch a plug-in hybrid car with lithium-ion batteries ...