More details are filtering in about yesterday's explosion at the General Motors Technical Center battery research lab in Warren, Michigan. First, the number of people injured has climbed to five, with one taken to the hospital and four treated at the scene. Show More Summary
General Motors says a battery explosion at one of its US research labs that seriously injured one employee and left four others needing medical attention is unrelated to the Chevrolet Volt or any other production vehicle. Fire and emergency services … Continue reading ?
A woman was critically injured this morning at General Motors’ Alternative Energy Center after “extreme testing on a prototype battery” went awry. Officials have been mum on details, but according to local fire authorities, the woman was taken to St. John Hospital and Medical Center in Detroit for further care. “She is conscious; she’s in [...]
Another public relations hit for the Chevrolet Volt, even if it's unwarranted
Early reports are filtering in this morning of an explosion at a General Motors Technical Center battery research lab in Warren, Michigan. According to The Detroit News, a battery exploded injuring one or two people. According to the...Show More Summary
WXYZ, the local Detroit ABC affiliate, reports that there has been an explosion at a battery lab facility on the campus of GM's Technical Center in Warren. Two people have been injured and were taken to nearby hospitals and all employees have been evacuated from that building. More »
You know that cold weather can make your cell phone sluggish, or make a fully charged one read low battery. But can cold weather do serious damage to your phone? We decided to find out, subjecting six phones to progressively lower temperatures until they stopped working. Show More Summary