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Why you should install an 18v Li-ion battery in your vehicle

When you’re looking for an 18V battery for your vehicle, there are a few things to consider.First, the 18V version of the Li-ION battery is generally the cheaper of the two.That means if you’re going to purchase one of the 18v versions, you’ll likely want to pay more than...

How battery life is dropping for smartphones

Larger batteries can last longer and deliver better battery life.But smaller ones are now being phased out in favor of thinner, lighter devices.Larger battery sizes and higher-capacity batteries are now in short supply, with the latest iPhones, the new Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 being...

How to replace the 120v car battery in your car

Milwaukee, Wisconsin (CNN) When you get a call about a broken battery, you can go online and order a replacement at your local automotive service shop.But if you want to do it yourself, you’ll have to do some research.You’ll need a car battery repair kit, the right tools and...

How to save an old car from the clutches of the Internet

The Internet has a lot to answer for, especially when it comes to car ownership.A recent study found that, by the end of 2020, a third of all U.S. households owned at least one car, with some vehicles being owned by as many as 20 people.But that doesn’t mean...

What’s the worst part of being a marine battery technician?

A battery repair technician can’t be too picky about the kind of batteries he or she repairs.And when they are, they are usually in bad shape, said Tom Burt, director of battery research and development for the Battery Technology Association, an industry group.The only thing a marine batteries technician...

Tesla plans to make battery-powered electric cars available in 2018

Tesla is set to make batteries available in its cars in 2018, the company announced today.The announcement came as the company looks to make its electric cars cheaper and more accessible to people in developing markets around the world.The company said that it will launch two versions of the...

How to charge your Makita 18V battery

By now, you’re probably familiar with the Makita batteries.They are the battery you plug into your mobile device to power your phone, tablet or other devices.But the 18V batteries used in a lot of other devices aren’t Makita’s power cells.They’re actually batteries from a Chinese company, Powerbank, that has...

Lithium ion batteries have a higher energy density than lead acid batteries

Lithium ions can be used to store energy in an electric vehicle battery, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Oxford.The findings will help make lithium ion batteries safer for consumers.Lead acid batteries are used in cars and other electric vehicles that use gasoline.They use...