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

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 15:31

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.

Changes to faulty 787 Dreamliner battery ensures safety: Boeing

Last Updated: Sunday, April 28, 2013, 18:44

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.

Boeing team arriving next week to fix Dreamliner battery fault

Last Updated: Sunday, April 28, 2013, 18:40

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

Boeing 787s get green signal for takeoff

Last Updated: Saturday, April 27, 2013, 17:47

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

Boeing successfully conducts final 787 battery test flight

Last Updated: Saturday, April 06, 2013, 10:28

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

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

Last Updated: Thursday, March 28, 2013, 20:12

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.

US safety regulators likely to approve Boeing 787 battery testing

Last Updated: Thursday, March 07, 2013, 13:45

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

US federal agency asks to ground all Boeing Dreamliners

Last Updated: Sunday, February 17, 2013, 00:12

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

US agencies clear Boeing 787 Dreamliner test flights: Report

Last Updated: Friday, February 08, 2013, 09:32

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

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

Last Updated: Thursday, February 07, 2013, 15:30

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