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Breakthrough for batteries needed for electric cars

7:47 PM, Mar. 7, 2013
Nissan remodels the EV (electric vehicle ) Leaf by improving longer-driving range with a lower price in Minato Ward, Tokyo.
Nissan remodels the EV (electric vehicle ) Leaf by improving longer-driving range with a lower price in Minato Ward, Tokyo.
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Big investments in lithium-ion battery manufacturing plants won't significantly reduce the cost of making batteries, a revised outlook that cautions that sustainable growth in electric vehicle sales will happen later rather than sooner.

For General Motors, that means the $40,000 Chevrolet Volt, a plug-in electric vehicle powered by a 435-pound lithium-ion battery pack, could stay expensive for years.

It also may limit the commercial potential of Tesla Motors, which sells luxury electric vehicles ranging from about $60,000 to more than $110,000. ...

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