BATTERIES INNOVATION : Recent investigations from Samsung has revealed that cause of Note 7 fire incidences was faulty design of batteries. Samsung admits that such faults might have been a result of pressure exerted by company to ask for enhanced battery performance within limited available space in cell phones. Such expectations of unparalleled battery performance will be increasing in upcoming days not only in smart phones but sectors dealing with products dependent on stored energy. Experts foresee that optimal performance of power storage products will be the focus of hi-tech R&D organizations & institutes.
AIRBUS A380 [MORE THAN 600 PASSENGER’S CAPACITY PLANE]
Airbus ‘s A380 is the largest aircraft of its cadre with passenger’s capacity more than 600 in some configurations. Airbus launched A380 in 2005, to challenge Boeing’s monopoly in large aircraft market.
Since its first commercial flight in 2007 by Singapore Airlines, Airbus has secured only 350 orders from different airlines out of which 210 has been delivered till date which tells the story of Super-Jumbo, being failed to meet manufacturer’s sales expectations.