Tag Archives: batteries

GM EVerything

Major ad campaign indicates automakers are all-in on EVs By now, you’ve probably seen General Motors’ new ad campaign for its electric vehicle battery platform. On February 3, General Motors released its big game ad during the Super Bowl starring Will Ferrell, who discovers Norway far outpaces the United States in electric vehicle adoption. In […]

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Irons or Woods?

Virginia Beach golf course set for manufacturing facility The subject of much community debate, a Virginia Beach area manufacturer of electromechanical batteries and military components is slated to build a new facility on a former golf course. Global Technical Systems, a Virginia Beach-based provider of advanced engineering solutions for the defense and homeland security industries, […]

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NEMA publishes standard for portable rechargeable cells and batteries

The May issue of Electrical Apparatus Magazine will include a column on the importance of battery life for electrical testing equipment. This issue is also significant for the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), that recently published ANSI C18.2M, Part 1-2013 American National Standard for Portable Rechargeable Cells and Batteries—General and Specifications. This publication applies to portable rechargeable, […]

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May EA Preview: Battery life for electrical equipment

We’ve all seen it: the dreaded low-battery icon. It can appear on the display screen as a flashing empty battery symbol or a single red bar but it always means the same thing. Your device is about to run out of power. Whether it is a laptop or cellphone to communicate with customers or an […]

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