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re: Boeing's battery problems shouldn't be an indictment of electric cars
Microchip   2/7/2013 10:57:36 AM
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Ref If all of that is beginning to sound like an indictment of lithium-ion batteries, then that's a shame. And whose fault is this? Couldn't be the Media's errored reporting? Could it? The comment last week from a Japanse media report. "The batteries felt lighter than normal" I guess everyone knwos what a Boeing 787 battery weighs and can make such a judgemnet. All Rubbish.

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re: Boeing's battery problems shouldn't be an indictment of electric cars
selinz   2/6/2013 9:00:08 PM
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Lithium batteries are already so extensively used in modern products that a person would be hard pressed to indict the technology. Of course, a new organization is likely to sensationalize and make sweeping generalizations for the sake of news.



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