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1,000 Mile Battery?

Discussion in 'Model S: Battery & Charging' started by Ravi, May 1, 2013.

  1. Ravi

    Ravi Member

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    Check out this article, very cool info about the possible future of metal-air battery packs.
     
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    Sorry I don't see any article.
     
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    just use your imagination then.
     
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    This is nice :)
     
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    Nice articles. I cannot wait to see a Tesla with 1000 mi range.
     
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    I see these batteries run on water.
    By the bottle, water is more than price of gas.
     
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    Good thing gas isn't sold by the bottle!

    Just read the article (short article!) and I think that we now know what the frunk is really for! Just plop the range extender in the frunk!
     
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    Yes, I have never understood what got people so excited about this aluminium-water battery. Sounds really unpractical for use in a car and I am not at all sure about how environmentally friendly it is. Might make sense as e.g. a stationary battery/energy source for small, remote military outposts with easy access to water.

    That said I do not think we will ever see a mass produced EV with a 1000 mile battery ... the battery will be the most expensive part of an EV for many years to come. It makes much more sense to reduce the battery size and be able to offer a much lighter 500 mile car for, say, $15.000 less. I think I have driven more than 1000km/620miles in a day exactly twice in my 20 years of driving.
     
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