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      12-12-2012, 11:07 PM   #59
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dozhdbog View Post
This is turning into a semantic argument... "change" "new", etc. Chart the path of Lithium over the past 3 decades and note the improvements. Here's a neat article on even newer improvements to lithium:
http://www.geekwire.com/2012/battery...-ion-capacity/

And, tangentially, check this cool shit out:
http://money.cnn.com/video/technolog...ergy.cnnmoney/

And this:
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases...1211145240.htm
Sure there are improvements, but the intrinsic chemistry of batteries will allow only so much gain. It will always come down to energy density per unit cost. The energy density gap between gasoline and chemical batteries is just too large to overcome economically.