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Charles Murray
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posted in July 2011

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No (Battery) Charge? No Problem
7/29/2011  15 comments
lithium thionyl chloride batteries are applicable for long-term deployments where recharging is difficult.
Heart Monitors Pose Miniaturization Challenge
7/29/2011  6 comments
Engineers leverage cheaper memories and smaller components to build compact cardiac devices.
Putting a Chill Into Battery Thermal Runaway
Electronics News 
7/28/2011  4 comments
Thermal runaway is never far from the minds of design engineers who use lithium-ion batteries.
What's Your Favorite Engineering Movie?
Electronics News 
7/25/2011  41 comments
Design News looks at the best and worst science and engineering movies.
My Chevy Volt Test Drive
7/22/2011  15 comments
The Chevrolet Volt accelerates better, offers more space, and costs more than you might expect.
EV Sets Record at Pikes Peak Hill Climb
Automotive News 
7/21/2011  8 comments
Using a powertrain designed by AC Propulsion, an electric placed 21st out of a field of 71 cars at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.
New Breed of Lithium Batteries
7/20/2011  14 comments
Higher capacities are enabling cylindrical, prismatic, and flat lithium batteries to move into medical instruments, power tools, and computing applications.
Mitsubishi Electric Car Could Offer AC Plug-In
7/19/2011  9 comments
Mitsubishi Motors’s forthcoming electric vehicle might incorporate an AC adapter, allowing owners to power electrical devices ranging from rice cookers to microwave ovens.
NHTSA Wants Hybrids & EVs to Be Louder
7/18/2011  24 comments
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) plans to propose regulations that would call on manufacturers of electric cars and hybrids to add special sounds to their vehicles to make them safer for pedestrians.
Comment:Size issue - Charles Murray-7/15/2011
California Should Mandate the Purchase of EVs
Automotive News 
7/14/2011  25 comments
Is it time for California to tell its residents they have to buy electric cars?
Automakers Balk at California ZEV Plan
Automotive News 
7/13/2011  10 comments
A looming California emissions plan and a proposed federal fuel economy standard are combining to create consternation among automakers.
Sawstop Inventor Still Struggling to Save Fingers
Electronics News 
7/12/2011  22 comments
Stephen Gass may finally be on the verge of changing the power tool industry. Then again, this isn’t the first time he has believed that.
Auto Engineers Look to an Ethernet Future
Electronics News 
7/8/2011  6 comments
Ethernet could see action in automotive applications involving cameras and infotainment.
Ford's Glucose Monitor & the New Infotainment Model
Electronics News 
7/7/2011  18 comments
Ford's glucose monitoring systems shows how the infotainment engineering model has changed over the past decade.
Robotocists Debate: How Human Should a Robot Be?
Electronics News 
7/5/2011  9 comments
Engineers are considering whether robots for the home and office need to look human.
Moore's Law Struggling to Keep Up
Electronics News 
7/1/2011  6 comments
Multicore solutions will be critical in the next five years to overcome the Moore's Law obstacle, and technical challenges need to be addressed on both sides of the Internet.

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