25 Jul '11, 7pm

Ford, GM Offer a Peek at the Latest in EV Battery Research

Ford, GM Offer a Peek at the Latest in EV Battery Research

The trend toward electric vehicles has been heating up in recent weeks, punctuated by Walgreen's announcement Thursday that it would install charging stations at 800 stores -- the most offered by any retailer. General Motors also revealed it would begin testing EV re-charging wireless through the OnStar service -- the first pilot of its kind. Meanwhile, General Electric will begin selling wall-mounted home charging devices at Lowe's next month. Adding to the growing chorus surrounding EVs are a pair of status updates from two of the biggest players in the automotive industry on one of the most expensive components you'll find in an electric or hybrid vehicle: the battery. Ford has revealed how the batteries of its hybrid taxi fleet are holding up, while General Motors announced progress on its work finding a second life for its Chevy Volt batteries once they have fulfilled...

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