NEW YORK (Reuters) – The lithium-ion batteries used in Boeing Co’s 787 Dreamliner are getting x-ray scans to help investigators determine what caused them to overheat and in one case catch fire.
NEW YORK/COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (Reuters) – U.S. regulators are discussing whether the batteries that burned on Boeing Co’s 787 Dreamliner hold any lessons for other aircraft or vehicles.
WASHINGTON/SEATTLE (Reuters) – Boeing Co on Friday gave U.S. aviation regulators its plan to fix the volatile battery aboard its new 787 Dreamliner, even though investigators have not yet determined what caused the batteries to overheat on two planes last … Continue reading
TOKYO, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Cells in a second lithium-ion battery on a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner forced to make an emergency landing in Japan last month showed slight swelling, a Japan Transport Safety Board (JTSB) official said on Tuesday.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. safety inspectors on Sunday ruled out excess voltage as the cause of a battery fire last month on a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner jet operated by Japan Airlines Co (JAL) and widened its efforts to include … Continue reading
TOKYO (Reuters) – The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board ruled out on Sunday excess voltage as the cause of a battery fire on the Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner jet operated by Japan Airlines Co (JAL) at Boston airport this month.
SEATTLE/TAKAMATSU, Japan (Reuters) – U.S. and Japanese aviation safety officials finished an initial investigation of a badly damaged battery from a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner jet on Friday as Boeing said it was halting deliveries until the battery concerns were … Continue reading
Wanxiang America, the U.S. arm of a Chinese automotive parts giant, won the bidding for a bankrupt Massachusetts-based lithium battery manufacturer that was once hailed as a cornerstone of President Obama’s quest for American dominance in electric vehicles and battery … Continue reading