Tag: batteries

Musk primed for UK investment as Britain's first gigafactory to make Tesla-style batteries

Musk primed for UK investment as Britain's first gigafactory to make Tesla-style batteries

Battery technology firm Britishvolt is constructing a gigafactory in Blyth, Northumberland, after raising £1.7billion in funding for the pioneering [...]
UK's first gigfactory to make 300,000 EV batteries a year in huge boost for car industry

UK's first gigfactory to make 300,000 EV batteries a year in huge boost for car industry

Britishvolt has signed a multimillion-pound deal with WMG, University of Warwick, to accelerate its battery production in its upcoming 38GWh batter [...]
Millions of Brits leave batteries lying around – and have caught kids playing with them

Millions of Brits leave batteries lying around – and have caught kids playing with them

Ingestion of the coin-shaped cells could lead to life threatening chemical reactions in as little as two hours – with energy from the battery react [...]
E-scooter warning: Legalising devices could spark rise in house fires caused by batteries

E-scooter warning: Legalising devices could spark rise in house fires caused by batteries

The Transport Bill in the Queen's Speech could pave the way for private e-scooters to be legalised on roads and pavements across the country. But t [...]
No more flat car batteries: Scientists make breakthrough that doubles EV lifespans

No more flat car batteries: Scientists make breakthrough that doubles EV lifespans

SCIENTISTS have made a breakthrough in battery technology that could revolutionise charging in cars and even phones. [...]
How electric car batteries can power your house: Saves hundreds of pounds

How electric car batteries can power your house: Saves hundreds of pounds

It can produce enough power for devices around a home like microwaves, fridges and televisions to work perfectly for up to 12 hours on average.Alth [...]
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