26 Mar '15, 10pm

Electric-Car Battery Costs Already Cheaper Than 2020 Predictions: Study

By Stephen Edelstein 5,781 views Mar 26, 2015 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Tesla Motors - Model S lithium-ion battery pack Enlarge Photo It's widely assumed that electric cars will never emerge into the mass market if buying them requires paying a significant premium over comparable internal-combustion models. While owners may save money on fuel and maintenance over the long term, a higher initial purchase price remains intimidating, and take time to amortize. And by far the most expensive component of a plug-in electric car is its battery pack. DON'T MISS: VW To Decide On QuantumScape Solid-State Battery Technology By Summer But there's good news: The price of lithium-ion cells for those packs is dropping. Fast. A new study claims electric-car batteries are already cheaper than previous estimates for 2020 , reports The Carbon Brief . A123 Systems lithiu...

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Xbox One 'Instant On' feature costs US gamers an extra $250M in electricity per year

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The Five Most Ignorant Media Myths About Electric Cars

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