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Carbon-ion battery could mean rapid charging

A new type of battery could mean we can charge our home appliances and electric vehicles in seconds.

British start-up Zap&Go has developed carbon-ion supercapacitors which allow the rapid charging.

While the current version is not able to store much power, future generations should be able to store much more.

The company has ultimately set its sights on the automotive industry.

BBC Click's Spencer Kelly finds out more.

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