Ultra-Long Battery Life Is Coming … Eventually

One company aiming to improve lithium-ion batteries by up to 50 percent is Sila Nano, which was described by WIRED late last year. Sella Nano technology can contain nearly 24 times more lithium without the swelling, the company says. It currently works with BMW and Daimler on batteries for electric vehicles, as well as batteries … Read more

Automation, electric machinery center of interest at Consumer Electronics Show

Robots, autonomous tractors and electric loaders were among the new innovations showcased at the recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, signaling the emergence of an automated and electric focus for the machines of the future. The soon-to-market fully-autonomous John Deere 8R tractor, weeding robots from Naïo Technologies, the T7X all-electric compact wheel loader … Read more