25 Jul '17, 2pm

Fisker: about those graphene electric-car batteries? Never mind

Teaser for Fisker EMotion debuting on August 17, 2017 Enlarge Photo Fisker's promise to bring advanced, solid-state graphene cells to the battery pack of its upcoming Emotion electric car is officially dead. Automotive-grade graphene batteries have yet to be perfected, but Fisker was poised to become the first company to utilize the technology. The batteries provide greater range and shorter charging times, but for now, Fisker will stick with conventional lithium-ion cells. DON'T MISS: Fisker EMotion 400-mile luxury electric car: new teaser photo released Automotive News reported on the demise of Fisker's graphene battery plans, stemming from a dissolved joint venture between Fisker and UCLA's Nanotech. In a statement, Nanotech said, "In order to meet the timetable for Henrik Fisker, we would have had to just focus on [automotive applications] and that alone." The company ...

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