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That sounds too good to be true, but I hope it is.
Just one more reason to lease your Smart ED instead of buying it.

Who knows what technology we will have in 3 years...
 

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With the amount of money being poured into battery R&D, one or more of these new battery types will succeed commercially and have more desirable charge/discharge and energy density characteristics.

Lead Acid < Alkaline < NiCad < NiMH < Li-Ion < ??
 

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It does sound too good to be true! A battery like that could change the world! :D

Imagine charging your phone from 0-100% in around 10 minutes, being able to charge it year after year without the battery aging, and having 300+ mile electric cars that cost the same or less than their ICE equivalents?

Hehe, sounds like something Tesla should be inventing. :wink:

One thing to consider is the battery's power curve. For Lithium batteries, it's a pretty flat curve. You have the battery's max power until it dies. This battery? It's much more conventional. As it dies, you'll lose power.

Balancing the battery equation|| PowerjapanPlus



That's not to say you can't use it for high performance products, only that they'll have to be fine tuned to work better with a battery that loses power as SOC diminishes.
 
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