Inventor of hybrid car battery dies, aged 89

The inventor of the hybrid car battery has died, aged 89. American Stanford Ovshinsky paved the way for low carbon transport by designing the first nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) batteries. The Ni-MH battery is a rechargeable power source used in laptops, mobile phones and other devices including hybrid cars. Described as the “Edison of our age”, the Michigan-based, […]