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August 9, 2017  

Electrovaya gets $3.8M to develop Li-Ion batteries for commercial vehicles

Funding made available by Sustainable Development Technology Canada.

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March 17, 2017  

Dal’s battery man: Jeff Dahn awarded the Herzberg medal

The researcher was awarded the $1 million Herzberg medal recognizing his efforts to improve lithium-ion batteries.

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January 23, 2017  

Samsung says Note 7 battery design, manufacturing caused fires

Samsung permanently dropped the phone in October, at an estimated cost of at least $5.3 billion.

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July 28, 2016  

Tesla opens $5 billion Nevada Gigafactory

Facility could nearly double the world’s production of lithium-ion batteries.

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November 26, 2015  

Experts amped about battery tech helping to limit global warming

Scientists overcome major obstacles in creating a battery that has up to 10 times the energy density of today’s best batteries.

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March 19, 2015  

Green power for forklifts

Electrovaya’s green tech will be field tested by Mondelez’s distribution centre forklifts to reduce emissions and improve productivity.

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December 2, 2014  

Investigators say manufacturing defect caused Boeing battery fires

Flaws and debris in lithium-ion aircraft batteries were going undetected at a Japanese plant.

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April 7, 2014  

Proposed cobalt plant in Saskatchewan passes environmental study

The plant would process cobalt for the manufacture of lithium ion batteries.

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February 27, 2014  

Tesla finalizing plans for massive US battery factory

Factory would produce enough batteries to supply 500,000 vehicles by 2020.

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April 22, 2013  

FAA approves resumption of 787 Dreamliner flights

Boeing has completed 20 separate tests of its new lithium-ion battery system.

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February 12, 2013  

Boeing conducts 2nd 787 test flight as battery probe continues

Test flight proves uneventful; plane maker has no more test flights scheduled.

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February 6, 2013  

Lithium batteries not necessarily unsafe in aviation: NTSB chairman

Manufacturers must build in reliable safeguards, says the top of the US’s leading aviation safety agency.

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January 31, 2013  

Boeing sticks with 787 battery; production speed up plan

Plane-maker will not drop the lithium-ion batteries at the centre of the 787’s problems.

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January 22, 2013  

FAA tries to keep pace as more advanced technology takes to the air

After Boeing 787 grounding, experts question the authority’s ability to keep up with the way planes are built today.

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January 21, 2013  

Boeing halts 787 deliveries until battery problems are fixed

Dreamliner production will continue despite the FAA’s grounding of all 787’s currently in use.