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LG Chem Aims for Affordable, Long-Range Battery by 2017

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Charles Murray
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Re: 200-mile battery
Charles Murray   8/22/2014 5:10:45 PM
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I, too, like the Sadoway Rule, Jim_T. With a few minor exceptions, it has held up amazingly well since I first heard about it in 1998.

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JimT@Future-Product-Innovations   8/20/2014 3:23:39 PM
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Glad you mentioned that, Charles, - That was the very first thing that occurred to me, after reading the "Sadoway Rule," where a battery needs approximately 1 Wh/kg to go one mile.  --  I thought, "OK, a giant battery, in a 2-seater".  Made me think of the earliest wood and coal burning locomotives of the early 1800's.  90% furnace and a tiny little cockpit!  How funny everything starts out; but luckily evolves.

 

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Re: LG Chem long range bateery
Charles Murray   8/11/2014 8:32:17 PM
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Battery predictions have always been notoriously unreliable. As much as GM would probably like to start taking orders for their 200-mile cars, there's still a lot of test that has to be done.

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LG Chem long range bateery
Gorski   8/5/2014 10:34:57 AM
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GM should start hyping a 200-mile battery for its cars. It would stimulate interest that is lacking now. Make a switch program, a Volt now, trade-in, get a 20-0-mile car next.

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Gorski   8/5/2014 10:34:54 AM
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GM should start hyping a 200-mile battery for its cars. It would stimulate interest that is lacking now. Make a switch program, a Volt now, trade-in, get a 20-0-mile car next.

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tekochip   8/1/2014 8:00:52 AM
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Thanks CharlesM, real life experience is always better than speculation.

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Re: Paying too much? Not 200Mi/tankful?
Charles Murray   7/31/2014 8:03:39 PM
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Agreed, William K. I know I've never owned a car that got less than 200 miles of range per tank. And I can't remember owning one that got less than 300 miles.

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a.saji   7/31/2014 5:51:58 AM
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@Charles: Hmm yes people will not want to pay more when there are alternatives around. 

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Re: Paying too much? Not 200Mi/tankful?
a.saji   7/31/2014 5:51:16 AM
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@William: We in the 3rd world experience a totally different scenario. There are loads of traffic at anytime of the day and the cost of fuel too is really high. I think you guys are really liucky

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Re: Paying too much? Not 200Mi/tankful?
William K.   7/30/2014 8:48:29 PM
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Anandy, I have owned quite a few cars and all of them would get at least 200 miles on a tankful, unless I was caught in a traffic jam a lot of the time. Not always much over 200 miles for some, but on my Caravan it is over 300Miles of open road.

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