Oh great, another thing to worry about. First, it was exploding hoverboards. Then, it was exploding phones. Now we have exploding headphones—on airplanes!
Porsche knows its customers are mostly overpaid, insecure idiots willing to fork over as much as they're asked. "Uhh... yeah, $1,700 for a lithium-ion starter battery sounds right." Even better, you'll still need a lead-acid battery for winter. [MotorAuthority]
Toshiba has improved it's Super Charge Ion Battery technology to the point where a 90 second recharge is possible. With enough amperage it would actually be faster to recharge than to fill up with gas.