Plugging an e-car breakthrough

A German company claims a lithium-ion battery breakthrough that could bring electric cars into the mainstream.

A German company claims a lithium-ion battery breakthrough that could bring electric cars into the mainstream. A German firm called Li-Tec says its Separion batteries "take up 30 percent less volume than those from Toyota" and "allow you to go three times further for the same weight than French models." And they claim the batteries won't explode. The next step is to get someone to mass produce them.

Read the full story on Phys.org: German battery could jump-start electric car production.

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