battery-powered battery-powered

Definition(s):

  • (adj) powered by one or more electric batteries

Usage(s):

  1. GM's new line includes a muscle car, a hybrid pickup, several crossover vehicles and the battery-powered Volt.
  2. The Wireless Aquos is a lithium-ion battery-powered flat-panel TV, weighing just under 14 lbs.
  3. So he unveiled a paperback-size, battery-powered digital book reader dubbed the Kindle.

News

  1. Move Over, Hoverboards: This Bike Lets You Fly

    A new mode of personal transportation has beat hoverboards to the market: the flying bicycle. Czech companies Duratec , Technodat and Evektor have created a prototype of a flying electric bicycle. Unlike E.T.'s run-of-the-mill two-wheeler , however, this one looks more like a snow bike SEE ALSO: Technostalgia: 20 Misty Memories of Personal Computing Including six battery-powered propellers, the ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Mashable

  2. 9 questions for Tesla's Elon Musk

    Tesla Motors, the California electric car maker, is enjoying an incredible run. In just the last month, it has reported its first-ever quarterly profit, paid off the $452 million balance of its federal alternative energy loan nine years early, and won an ecstatic review from Consumer Reports , which called the battery-powered Tesla Model S as good or better than any vehicle it has ever tested.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNN Money

  3. Miles Electric Vehicles files for bankruptcy

    (Reuters) - U.S. electric car manufacturer Miles Electric Vehicles filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection early on Tuesday, court documents showed, highlighting the difficulties faced by battery-powered vehicles in gaining wide market acceptance. Miles Electric Vehicles, founded in 2004 by "green" entrepreneur Miles Rubin, listed estimated assets in the range of $10 million to $50 million ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "We will also continue our ongoing investment in relevant future technologies. In the last 30 years, Daimler engineers have registered over 600 patents associated with battery-powered vehicles -- over 230 of which were in the field of lithium-ion...
    on Dec 15, 2008 By: Dieter Zetsche Source: MarketWatch

  2. "As governor, I encourage all Texans to create an emergency action plan that includes an evacuation plan, and to keep on hand an emergency supply kit that contains non-perishable food and water, first aid supplies, flashlights, a battery-powered...
    on Feb 20, 2009 By: Rick Perry Source: Star Community Newspapers

  3. Details are scant but Fukui said of the potential bike: "Honda is currently developing a battery-powered electric motorcycle which emits no CO2 during operation, because the characteristics of a battery can be better utilized in the area of...
    on Dec 22, 2008 By: Takeo Fukui Source: MotorcycleUSA.com

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