Lithium Battery Breakthrough Will Revolutionize Electric Vehicle Market

The global market for PHEVs is estimated to reach 130,000 vehicles by 2015.

Published: 26-Jan-2008

DUBLIN, Ireland -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of Frost & Sullivan's new report: Global Market Analysis of Plug in Hybrid Electric Vehicles to their offering.

This Frost & Sullivan research titled Global Market Analysis of Plug in Hybrid Electric Vehicles offers a comprehensive overview of market restraints, drivers and challenges, coupled with strategic recommendations for plug in hybrid electric vehicles. Technology roadmaps, adoption timescales, market size and forecasts, detailed breakdown by regions and OEMs, together with product portfolio and competitive analysis for plug in hybrids are also provided.

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Biggest drawback is cost at $2,500USD per kilowatt, about 10% above cost of coal fired plant.

38 kg (88 lbs) micro streamliner reaches 122km/h (75mph) on 192 AA batteries.

The phosphate-based Epoch batteries are equipped with an advanced management system that will monitor and adjust cell performance.


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