Battery design

New battery design will one day help take electric cars on longer drives

Researchers have developed a new design for lithium-sulfur batteries that has been shown to significantly extend the technology`s lifespan, bringing it closer to commercial use.

Jan 10, 2014, 15:31 PM IST

Changes to faulty 787 Dreamliner battery ensures safety: Boeing

According to Boeing Co.''s chief engineer for the 787 Dreamliner Michael Sinnett, the new battery system is designed to prevent a fire and to control one should it occur with an ''enclosure'', a casing around the battery to prevent heat from being released in the aircraft, Fox News reports.

Apr 28, 2013, 18:44 PM IST

Boeing team arriving next week to fix Dreamliner battery fault

The Government-run airline plans to put back at least two of the six grounded planes into operations by May 10.

Apr 28, 2013, 18:40 PM IST

Boeing 787s get green signal for takeoff

According to Japan Times, the move comes after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration decided to allow 787s to fly again.

Apr 27, 2013, 17:47 PM IST

Boeing successfully conducts final 787 battery test flight

Boeing has announced to have completed certification testing for new battery on its 787 plane.

Apr 06, 2013, 10:28 AM IST

Dreamliner 787 is 'very close' to flying: Boeing CEO

Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet may fly back very soon! CEO of the company Jim McNerney has assured that it is "very close" to fix the technical problems of the aircraft.

Mar 28, 2013, 20:12 PM IST

US safety regulators likely to approve Boeing 787 battery testing

The move will be a critical step towards returning the grounded aircraft to service, two sources familiar with the matter have said.

Mar 07, 2013, 13:45 PM IST

US federal agency asks to ground all Boeing Dreamliners

US federal aviation agency has asked America's airlines to ground all the Boeing 787, popularly known as Dreamliner.

Feb 17, 2013, 00:12 AM IST

US agencies clear Boeing 787 Dreamliner test flights: Report

The 787's battery systems were called into question Jan 7 when a smouldering fire was discovered on the underbelly of a Dreamliner.

Feb 08, 2013, 09:32 AM IST

Boeing working on 787 battery design changes to cut fire risk: Report

Aerospace giant Boeing is working on a series of battery design changes, a report has said.

Feb 07, 2013, 15:30 PM IST