Hitachi Awarded Order from Eaton Corporation for Commercial Vehicle Hybrid System

Tokyo, October 20, 2008 - Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE: HIT/ TSE: 6501) and Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd., which manufactures lithium-ion batteries for hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) and other uses, today announced that they have been awarded an order from U.S.-based Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN) to supply motors, inverters, lithium-ion batteries and other components for Eaton's hybrid power systems to be...

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Energizer Showcases Portable Power and Rugged Lighting Options to Fulfill the Needs of Outdoors Enthusiasts

Company to Display Lineup of New Products as well as a Complete Line of Lanterns and Lights at the 2008 Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show and Conference (SHOT Show) News Highlights - Energizer will feature EnergizerÂ-® e2Â-® Lithium(TM) Metal Lights and the EnergizerÂ-® e2Â-® Lithium(TM) Headlight, designed for extreme outdoors enthusiasts. o Energizer will display the...

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EaglePicher Technologies Introduces First Implantable Medical Cell Designed Specifically for Monitoring Applications

Lithium Thionyl chloride cells provide high energy density and low entry cost JOPLIN, Mo., Jan. 29 / -- EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, an EaglePicher company, today announced its Medical Power group introduced two new implantable medical batteries to the market. The two batteries, aimed at the rapidly growing implantable monitor market, provide high energy density and low entry cost. Typical...

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Johnson Controls-Saft Advanced Power Solutions to Provide Hybrid Battery System for Newest Car from Chery

DETROIT, Jan. 15 - Energy-conscious consumers in China will have a new hybrid option when Chery Automobile launches its new A5 ISG sedan in the latter half of 2008. Combining the advantages of fuel and electric vehicles, the new car is low in emission and fuel-consumption together with high performance. The new car will be powered by a hybrid battery system developed by Johnson Controls-Saft...

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Johnson Controls-Saft to Supply Lithium-Ion Batteries for SAIC Motor Corporation Ltd.

DETROIT, Jan. 15 - Johnson Controls-Saft Advanced Power Solutions has been selected by SAIC Motor Corporation Ltd. to supply lithium-ion batteries for its demonstration fleet of new energy vehicles. The demonstration fleet is helping to usher in a new age of extremely fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly, urban transportation in the People's Republic of China. Fuel efficiency and reduced...

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ZPower Selects Texas Instruments for its First Battery Gas Gauge Solution for Silver Zinc Batteries

CAMARILLO, January 14, 2008 - ZPower, Inc., a leading global provider of silver-zinc, rechargeable battery technology for consumer electronic devices, has chosen Texas Instruments, a premier developer of analog, digital signal processing, RF and semiconductor technologies, as the company's first notebook battery gas gauge solution for silver zinc batteries. Based on the Texas Instrument's bq2084...

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External Battery powers laptops and charges other devices.

While providing up to 4 hr of power for operating laptops, myPower(TM) ALL Plus MP3450 can simultaneously charge other small portable electronic devices through on-board USB port. Rechargeable lithium polymer universal battery comes with 9 adapter tips, retractable USB cable, and voltage selector switch for setting appropriate voltage for particular portable device. Automatic reset upon adapter...

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Long-Life Lithium Batteries provide end-of-life indication.

Long-Life Lithium Batteries provide end-of-life indication.

While enabling end users to optimize service life of original battery, PulsesPlus(TM) lithium thionyl chloride batteries simultaneously ensure continuous service through scheduled battery replacements. Available 3.6 and 3.9 V system versions offer 5% and 10% end-of-life indication, respectively. Both versions have 20 year operating life. Available in sizes from Â-½ AA to DD and multi-cell...

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Maxwell Technologies and Argonne National Lab to Collaborate in Test of Ultracapacitor/Lithium-Ion Battery Combination for Hybrid Vehicles

Ultracapacitors' High Power and Batteries' High Energy Hold Potential for Optimal Integrated Solution SAN DIEGO, May 15 / -- Maxwell Technologies, Inc. announced today that it will supply ultracapacitor cells and integration kits to the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory for a collaborative research project to assemble and evaluate an integrated ultracapacitor/lithium-ion...

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Matsushita Establishes Mass-Production System for Safer Lithium-Ion Batteries with High Capacity

Employing HRL Technology to Improve Safety Osaka, Japan, Dec. 18, 2006 - Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (MEI; TSE:6752; NYSE:MC), best known for its Panasonic brand, today announced that one of its subsidiaries, Matsushita Battery Industrial Co., Ltd. (MBI) has established a mass-production system for a lithium-ion battery that incorporates the technology to ensure safety. The company...

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