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    Report: How nasty, foot-long "wandering meatloaf" snails could improve car batteries
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    "Slow" and "ugly" are words used to describe some hybrid cars and, coincidentally, the gumboot chiton. Soon the two may have even more in common thanks to a discovery by researchers at the University of California, Riverside. Gumboots, also known as the "wandering meatloaf," are foot-long ...

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    Report: A123 winning bid from China's Wanxiang prompts concern in Congress
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    The Detroit News reports that China's Wanxiang Group Corporation will acquire almost all of bankrupt A123 Systems Inc. for $256 million. The deal includes all of the American battery manufacturer's grid and commercial business assets as well as the company's facilities in Michigan, Massachusetts ...

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    Report: Did A123 Systems get $1M federal check the same day it declared bankruptcy?
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    Automotive News reports A123 Systems, an electric vehicle battery manufacturer, received a disbursement check from the federal government on the same day the company filed for bankruptcy. On Oct. 16, A123 received $946,830 as the latest portion of a clean energy grant from the US Department of ...

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    Official: Study says EV battery pricing could plunge by 70% by 2025
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    Reuters is reporting on a new study that suggests the cost of lithium-ion batteries used in electric vehicles could plummet dramatically by 2025. Consulting firm McKinsey & Co. conducted the study, which indicated increasing oil prices and tougher fuel economy standards could force automakers ...

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    Report: Tesla Roadster facing 'brick' battery problems?
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    Here's a new worry for electric car owners: bricking your new, expensive ride. Using a word taken from the computer world, to "brick" an EV means to make your electronic device inoperable. In the case of an EV, it would mean to run the battery state of charge so far down that nothing works ...

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    GM studying what Volt batteries can be used for after you're done with them
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The keys to the first Chevrolet Volt haven't even landed in their owner's pocket yet, and General Motors is already looking to what will happen to the vehicle's batteries at the end of the EV's life cycle. As it turns out, those ...

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