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IBM speeds push for 500-mile EV battery

3 years agoVehicles / Cars : Car Tech

An air-breathing battery: the basic chemistry of a lithium air battery is to combine oxygen from the air with lithium ions to create lithium peroxide and the reverse reaction during charge and discharge. (Credit: IBM) Ten years from now, range anxiety for electric cars could be a thing of the past. IBM today announced two partners for a project aimed at building a lithium air battery able to propel an electric car 500 miles.
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Lithium ion battery maker to speed output

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Technology / Gadgets : Engadget (3 years ago)

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