reports on the finding by a Stanford group of an aluminium-ion battery that can apparently compete in most respects with lithium-ion ones, lasts for thousands of cycles, and can be recharged in about one minute.
An ultrafast rechargeable aluminium-ion battery. M.-C. Lin et al. Nature (2015) (epub ahead of print).
To read both the paper and the phys.org report, everything is fantastic and this is the solution to all world problems, which makes me a bit suspicious. What's the catch?