The Explosive History of Lithium-Ion Batteries

The Dreamliner’s woes are another example of this family of rechargeable batteries either swelling, overheating, or spontaneously combusting
Ignoring low-charge warnings has led to dead batteries in the electric Tesla Roadster. They cost up to $40,000 to replace Photograph by Scott Olson/Getty Images

The grounding of the 787 fleet was the first time in 34 years that an entire fleet of aircraft has been pulled out of service
Photograph by Reuters

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