US calls for lithium battery change

Published: Monday, 22 June 2009

US Dept of Energy: significantly higher Li battery densities needed for auto revolution

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has called on the lithium (Li) battery industry to focus on “significantly” increasing energy densities if lithium-ion (Li-ion) is to be the design adopted by electric cars.

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