Stanford engineers create a fire extinguisher capsule for your overheating cellphone or laptop batteries.
By Kristin Hugo
A warning to those expecting EVs (electric vehicles) to clog the roadways anytime soon, or even to meet President Obama's stated goal of one million by 2015: it's not likely to happen, despite the fact that the U.S. has as…
By Elizabeth Shell
Tom Bearden reports on new innovations that would allow for better storage of electricity generated by the wind and sun.
NewsHour correspondent Spencer Michels talked in April to electric car maker Tesla Motors' founder and chairman, Elon Musk -- an entrepreneur who previously founded PayPal -- about the future of the electric car.
Dell, the world's largest computer maker, announced Monday that it would recall 4.1 million lithium-ion batteries for laptop computers after documenting several cases of overheated batteries bursting into flames. Acting chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission discusses the…
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