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  1. Is there hope for affordable lead-acid EV batteries?

    Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    By Gary Witzenburg on autobloggreen: "When General Motors launched its pioneering two-seat EV1 in 1997, its batteries were "advanced" lead acid (PbA). That means they were big, heavy, had low energy density and a limited life. But it was the best available chemistry at the time. That first...
  2. Protean's In-wheel motors named Car And Driver's "Most Promising Technology"

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    Protean's In-wheel motors named Car And Driver's "Most Promising Technology" This technology is probably where we're going to be down the road. I saw something similar at the Detroit Auto Show some years back from Michelin. Wonder if Tesla is thinking about this tech at some point? Thanks to...
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