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BMW Looks to Replace Copper Wire With Aluminum in Its EVs

Discussion in 'Technical' started by Tommy, Feb 8, 2011.

  1. Tommy

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    Sounds like a good idea to reduce weight, but anyone who works with Aluminum wire knows that corrosion and termination can be an issue. Their comment that it 'may last 10 years' is not comforting.
     

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