24 Nov '14, 12pm

Solid-State Batteries For Electric Cars: 'Great Potential,' VW CEO Says

By Stephen Edelstein 2 views Nov 24, 2014 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Martin Winterkorn Enlarge Photo To help electric cars go mainstream, new battery technology will be needed to escape the shackles of short ranges, long charging times, and relatively high cost. Among the possibilities is a solid-state battery--which replaces the liquid electrolyte of a conventional battery with solid material. Now, solid-state batteries are starting to get attention from the car industry. RELATED: Better Batteries Coming Soon, Experts Agree: A Video Panel Worth Watching In this case, the attention came in the form of encouraging words from Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn. Volkswagen e-Up test drive, Berlin, March 2014 Enlarge Photo In a speech at Stanford University last week (via ChargedEVs ), Winterkorn said that he sees "great potential" in solid-batteries f...

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