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2010-06-09 06:30:00

NEW CASTLE, Pa., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Axion Power International Inc (OTC Bulletin Board: AXPW), the developer of advanced PbC® batteries, announced today that it will launch a development program with Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC), one of the nation's largest railways, to develop a battery management system that would allow rail locomotives to operate on battery power and recharge their batteries through regenerative braking.

2010-04-16 07:28:48

Rechargeable batteries may soon provide greater energy efficiency not only for road traffic, but also for rail transport.

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2009-05-12 15:40:00

General Electric Co plans to seek federal stimulus money to fund construction of a $100 million factory that would build batteries for heavy equipment.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.