22 Apr '13, 4pm

U.S.-Built Electric Cars To Get U.S.-Made Battery Cells Too

U.S.-Built Electric Cars To Get U.S.-Made Battery Cells Too

let's just hope car companies don't make their own cells as every battery they have made has been junk. Facts are the whole EV industry from battery to EV and their production l;ines were paid for by the gov in grants like this one. So why the h-ll do they cost so much? Drop the price and sales will boom. Put the real, full cost of oil in it's price and EV's will boom. refined Battery material, 22lbs, is well under $100/kwhr so unlikely they are paying more than $200kwhr for cells and another $100kwhr to package them into packs with electronics needed.

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