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1500 mile battery??

alanbyvale

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Aug 11, 2019
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Nottingham
Sounds wonderful until you read the technical documents elsewhere. Yes, it will take your car 1500 miles but it is NOT rechargeable. The battery has to be swapped for a new one each time. Admittedly they suggest a 90 second swap and then the battery is recycled into a new battery with virtually no waste. However, they don't say how much energy is used to recycle/recharge the battery.
A nice idea and it will have a market in certain areas but, like hydrogen, is not really suitable for mass domestic use where your car can be charged at home.
 

nexsuperne101

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Apr 12, 2016
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139
London, England
This was exactly my issue with it. I like to be able to charge at home using sunlight. What I don't like is having to go somewhere to pay over the odds for something I can't recharge myself. That is no better than buying fossil fuel for being tied to "the Man"
 

Clyde2011

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Oct 24, 2019
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London, ON
You people sound like Tesla snobs. This battery is better than filling up for fuel at a gas station. You can have a spare battery at home and swap it out. Or when it is running low, drop by a store and get a new one. The advantages of this battery far outweigh the lithium ion battery - less expensive to manufacture, easy to recycle, less weight, no harmful chemicals or components. So you can’t recharge at home..... you can’t fill your car with fuel at home either.
 
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Rocky_H

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Feb 19, 2015
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Boise, ID
The advantages of this battery far outweigh the lithium ion battery - less expensive to manufacture, easy to recycle, less weight, no harmful chemicals or components.
:p Ha HA! How about these cons:
1. Can't recharge it
2. Can't recharge it
3. Can't recharge it
4. Can't recharge it
5. Can't recharge it
6. Impractical
oh, and...
7. Can't recharge it
So you can’t recharge at home.....
...or anywhere.
 

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