I Was Passed High Speed By A Chevy Volt

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  1. NiteFly

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    There are huge battery improvements coming in the next ten years that will accelerate electric car adoption and help out with the strains on the energy grid. Even if only some of these pan out, the fact that all this research is occurring bodes well for the electric vehicle.

    http://green.autoblog.com/2012/10/11/the-latest-way-to-improve-li-ion-batteries-better-algorithms/

    http://www.ibm.com/smarterplanet/us/en/smart_grid/article/battery500.html

    http://green.autoblog.com/2012/02/2...ims-huge-advance-in-cheaper-better-batteries/

    http://green.autoblog.com/2012/05/3...ng-on-1-000x-more-powerful-lithium-ion-batte/

    Hydrogen Fuel Cell range-extended electric would be awesome!
     
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  2. DRII

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    Toyota, until very recently, lost money on each hybrid (let alone all electric vehicle) it sells without government incentives...
     
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