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Lithium-ion Battery

Tucson going after Tesla's 6,500 new jobs

The city of Tucson has made a formal proposal to become the home of a $5 billion “gigafactory” for lithium-ion batteries for electric cars.

March 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
UA team discover process to turn waste sulfur into plastic

UA team discover process to turn waste sulfur into plastic

Their plastic, easily made from sulfur, could revolutionize the battery world

December 01, 2013 12:00 am Photos



2006 fire in Oro Valley gets new NTSB scrutiny

When a test of a lithium-ion battery charger turned into an inferno at Securaplane Technologies Inc. in 2006, temperatures reached as high as 1,200 degrees and three waves of firefighters failed to save the building.

January 26, 2013 2:01 pmLoading…

NTSB: No clear-cut cause yet in probe of 787 Dreamliner fires

Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board announced today that they have not yet ruled out potential causes for the fire earlier this month aboard a Boeing 787.

January 24, 2013 1:23 pmLoading…

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