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No deadline for vehicle manufacturers to switch to electric mobility: Nitin Gadkari
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No deadline for vehicle manufacturers to switch to electric mobility: Nitin Gadkari

Earlier this year, the government had announced a Rs 10,000 crore budget for EV adoption.

India signs MoU to start manufacturing its own lithium-ion batteries, expected to give a boost to the National Electric Mobility Mission
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India signs MoU to start manufacturing its own lithium-ion batteries, expected to give a boost to the National Electric Mobility Mission

According to the Science and Technology Ministry statement, this memorandum of understanding is the first of its kind for the country.

Nanodiamonds in lithium batteries can prevent short circuits and fires in smartphones and laptops: Study
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Nanodiamonds in lithium batteries can prevent short circuits and fires in smartphones and laptops: Study

The new process can turn electrolyte solution into a safeguard against the chemical process that leads to battery-related disasters.

Researchers identify viable source of lithium in lakes formed in the caldera of supervolcanoes
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Researchers identify viable source of lithium in lakes formed in the caldera of supervolcanoes

Stanford researchers have developed a new method for identifying lithium deposits, which promises to diversify the available sources of the metal.

Tesla has 100 days to set up a giant battery plant to solve electricity woes in Australia
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Tesla has 100 days to set up a giant battery plant to solve electricity woes in Australia

Tesla Inc has won an Australian contract to install the world's biggest grid-scale battery.

Consumer electronics are getting prone to explosions as Lithium ion batteries are pushed to the limits
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Consumer electronics are getting prone to explosions as Lithium ion batteries are pushed to the limits

Manufacturers aiming for more battery life, smaller devices and faster charging tend to cut corners when it comes to safety precautions.

Headphones explode in a Melbourne bound flight causing burns to a woman's face
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Headphones explode in a Melbourne bound flight causing burns to a woman's face

A woman suffered burns to her face and hands after her headphones caught fire during a flight to Australia, officials said Wednesday as they warned about the dangers of battery-operated devices on planes.

Nasa is working on next generation of structural solid state batteries
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Nasa is working on next generation of structural solid state batteries

Nasa is working on the next generation of solid state batteries for spacecraft, that could replace the currently bulky batteries.

HP orders recall of around 1,01,000 laptop batteries because of risk of fire
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HP orders recall of around 1,01,000 laptop batteries because of risk of fire

HP has ordered a recall for about 1,01,000 lithium-ion laptop batteries from consumers in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The battery was used in HP ProBook, HP ENVY, Compaq Presario and HP Pavilion notebooks which were sold between March 2013 to October 2016.

Electric car batteries costs have fallen as much as 35 percent between 2014-15
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Electric car batteries costs have fallen as much as 35 percent between 2014-15

According to a recent study average electric-car battery costs declined every year between 2010 and 2015 with the biggest drop seen between 2014 and 2015 which was around 35 percent.

Apple AirPods are not cost-effective to recycle; pose high risk of fire
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Apple AirPods are not cost-effective to recycle; pose high risk of fire

Apple Inc's new wireless headphones could be a problem for recyclers, according to an electronics firm that took apart the device to review its component parts.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to get a software update that renders the phone useless
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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to get a software update that renders the phone useless

This is a last ditch drastic measure to protect those consumers who have held on to the device despite the danger of the exploding batteries.

Samsung compromised on safety to make a slimmer battery on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7
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Samsung compromised on safety to make a slimmer battery on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7

According to Instrumental.ai, Samsung actually compromised on safety in the race to make the phone as slim as possible.

China Consumers Association asks Apple to escalate battery replacement
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China Consumers Association asks Apple to escalate battery replacement

The China Consumer Association has asked Apple to step up efforts to replace problematic iPhone models, particularly on the iPhone 6s smartphones.

Algae based lithium-ion batteries can soon power electric vehicles
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Algae based lithium-ion batteries can soon power electric vehicles

Inexpensive and energy-efficient lithium-ion batteries from fossilised remains of single-celled algae called diatoms can soon power electric vehicles, a team of researcher has found.

According to scientists, smartphone batteries emit more than 100 toxic gases
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According to scientists, smartphone batteries emit more than 100 toxic gases

Not just catching up fire or exploding as you sleep next to them, dozens of dangerous gases are being produced by the batteries found in billions of consumer devices like smartphones and tablets, scientists have warned.

Samsung Note 7 blunder point out the limits of explosive lithium batteries
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Samsung Note 7 blunder point out the limits of explosive lithium batteries

Lithium-based batteries have been powering our portable devices for 25 years. But consumer demand for smaller, longer lasting devices is forcing manufacturers to push the technology

Researchers develop safer, non flammable lithium-ion batteries
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Researchers develop safer, non flammable lithium-ion batteries

Researchers have now developed a type of lithium-ion battery that, consists entirely of solid chemical compounds and is non-flammable.

Cobalt revival powered by electric vehicles
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Cobalt revival powered by electric vehicles

Cobalt prices may be on the threshold of a major revival due to flourishing demand for the mineral, a key component of lithium-ion batteries used in electric cars.

First made in India lithium ion battery on it's way, a step towards self reliance
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First made in India lithium ion battery on it's way, a step towards self reliance

In a step towards self-reliance to meet defence requirements and to cut the dependence on imports, especially from China, India is all set to produce its first lithium ion (Li-ion) battery.