Battery

Israel Delivers Second Iron Dome Missile Battery To US Army  

This weekend, the Israel Ministry of Defense delivered the second of two Iron Dome anti-air missile defense systems to the U.S. Army.  Defense Minister Benny Gantz told Israel National News that “the delivery of the Iron Dome to the U.S. Army once again demonstrates the close relations between the Israel Ministry of Defense and the…

Lithium Battery Recall: LG Energy Solution Michigan Recalls Home Energy Storage Batteries Due to Overheating, Harmful Smoke, and Fire Risk

By B.N. Frank Lithium mining has come under scrutiny due grave ecological and economic problems associated with the practice.  Lithium battery fires have been an issue too and another recall was announced earlier this week. From the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission: Name of product:LG Chem “RESU 10H” Lithium-Ion Residential Energy Storage System Hazard:The home…

Tesla Wrecks In Oregon, Launching Scorching Hot Battery Projectiles Into Two Nearby Homes, Starting Fires

You’ve heard of Teslas driving themselves through storefronts. You’ve heard of Teslas spontaneously combusting. But have you yet heard of Teslas shooting piping hot projectiles through the air at innocent bystanders? Because that appears to be the next iteration in the “What will these cars do next?” saga that has been unfolding on streets across…

Thousands of Electric Vehicles Recalled by GM due to Battery Fires

By B.N. Frank Maybe someday fires won’t be such a big problem with Teslas and other Electric Vehicles (EVs). Until then – buyer beware. From Bloomberg: GM Recalls Thousands of Electric Vehicles, Warning of Battery Fires (Bloomberg) — General Motors Co. recalled more than 50,000 electric vehicles on Saturday, warning that their high-voltage batteries could…