While working with Eric Constans on his test of brushless impact drivers in this issue, Mark Schofield talked to a lot of engineers at various power-tool companies about brushless motors in power tools. He learned that the introduction of brushless motors is connected to two other changes in tool technology. Lithium-ion batteries are also evolving, as are the electronics that govern the trigger, motor, and battery. From Fine Woodworking #230
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