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Isidor Buchmann

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Is Lithium-Ion Safe?
December 2006
When Sony introduced the first lithium-ion battery in 1991, they knew of the potential safety risks. A recall of the previously released rechargeable metallic lithium battery was a bleak reminder of the discipline one must exercise when dealingwith this high energy-dense battery system....

Are Hybrid Cars Here to Stay?
August 2007
The hybrid car is not new — Ferdinand Porsche designed the series-hybrid vehicle in 1898. Called the Lohner-Porsche carriage, the hybrid function served as an electrical transmission rather than power boost...

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