26 Aug '13, 11am

Nissan Tests New Heat-Resistant Battery For Leaf Electric Car

Nissan Tests New Heat-Resistant Battery For Leaf Electric Car

By John Voelcker Aug 26, 2013 Follow John Add to circle 2013 Nissan Leaf Enlarge Photo Nissan is testing a revised lithium-ion cell chemistry for its Leaf electric car that the company says appears to be as durable as its current battery even in conditions of sustained extreme heat. If tests confirm the new cell's lack of degradation, the company hopes to have battery packs using those cells available next April. Those packs would become the replacement for any current Leaf batteries replaced under warranty for loss of capacity . Nissan has not yet decided whether the new battery would be fitted to all new Leafs, executives told Green Car Reports in an interview. Phoenix forum Saturday Nissan executives first discussed the new battery at a Saturday night meeting in Phoenix with 10 Nissan Leaf owners. The company will post a detailed announcement sometime today on the MyNis...

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