27 Jul '17, 3pm

Electric-car battery progress: incremental improvements, not revolutionary leaps

Electric-car battery progress: incremental improvements, not revolutionary leaps

John Voelcker Jul 27, 2017 Follow John Add to circle Tesla Motors - Model S lithium-ion battery pack Enlarge Photo The report that Toyota is planning an electric car with a solid-state battery for 2022 has led some fans and advocates to suggest huge new leaps in electric cars are imminent. The 2011 Nissan Leaf had an EPA-rated range of 75 miles combined; the comparable figure for a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV is 238 miles. That's remarkable progress, and clearly lithium-ion battery costs have come down faster over those seven years than anticipated a decade ago. CHECK OUT: Mentioning Moore's Law For Electric Cars: Sign Of Ignorance (Sep 2013) But don't be fooled into believing electric cars will improve incredibly, amazingly, unimaginably fast ... "because of Moore's Law." As a recent article in the British Financial Times (subscription required) noted, "Batteries are not atom ...

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