2015 is shaping up to be a big year for power-tool batteries, which means it will be a big year for cordless power tools. Improvements include higher amp-hour packs, improved battery chemistries, and high-tech enhancements such as Bluetooth connectivity and inductive charging. Some of the new batteries are already out and several are scheduled for release early next year. One was recently announced in Europe, and it’s only a matter of time before it becomes available in the U.S. ....

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