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UPDATED: Sakti3 & Dyson Still Rolling

April 4th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

Just 18 months ago, Dyson, the British maker of bladeless fans and ridiculously expensive vacuum cleaners, shelled out $90 million to acquire Sakti3, a super secretive battery company based on patents held by the University of Michigan. Sakti3 claimed years ago that it had developed a solid-state lithium battery that is less expensive than a conventional lithium-ion battery and has double the power density. It also won't explode or burst into flames the way a conventional battery can. (See: Samsung Galaxy Note 7.) However, none of its claims have ever been proven publicly in the real world and the company has been reluctant to allow outsiders to independently validate its technology. The Dyson Sakti3 battery deal has now been abandoned, says a report in Quartz

Dyson Buys Sakti3

October 28th, 2015 | by James Ayre

Originally published on EV Obsession. The well respected consumer electronics company Dyson has agreed to acquire the solid-state lithium-ion battery [&hellip

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