How much nickel is mined for one hybrid car battery?

by kwryan Question by j g: How much nickel is mined for one hybrid car battery? I am curious to know how much nickel is mined for the average hybrid car battery? I’ve heard hybrids toted as the solution, but nickel is a finite resource which must be mined. As I understand it the batteries […]

Can you start a manual transmission car without a battery, and without a starter?

by SS&SS Question by charlesm4450: Can you start a manual transmission car without a battery, and without a starter? Again, there is no battery and there is no starter. The engine and everything else works fine. Manual transmission – if we push and pop the clutch, will the vehicle start? Best answer: Answer by PaulYEP, […]

Toyota adopts Tesla’s laptop battery strategy for electric cars

Toyota adopts Tesla’s laptop battery strategy for electric cars Toyota, Daimler and BMW are turning to laptops for a cheaper way to power their electric cars — and their sales. Automakers are testing packs of lithium-ion batteries assembled by Palo Alto-based Tesla Motor. Read more on San Jose Mercury News

How to connect solar panels to batteries?

I have two solar panels that were going to be trashed at work. I want to use them to charge batteries on my RV but i noticed they put out around 20 volts in direct sunlight. So i am wondering: -isn’t this way too much voltage for a 12 volt system? -do a need some […]

Chevy Volt gains US$41k price, 8-year battery warranty

Chevy Volt gains US$41k price, 8-year battery warranty Three and a half years after unveiling a concept version of the Chevy Volt range-extended electric car, General Motors is finally answering the question of its price. Read more on cnet.com.au

Chevy Volt will carry 8-year battery war

Chevy Volt will carry 8-year battery war General Motors is guaranteeing the battery in its Chevrolet Volt electric car for eight years. Read more on BigPond News

Obama Predicts Electric Car Battery Prices Will Drop 70 Percent

Obama Predicts Electric Car Battery Prices Will Drop 70 Percent HOLLAND, MI – The cost of the high-powered batteries needed for a coming wave of electric cars is projected to drop by as much as 70 percent over the next five years, according to a U.S. government forecast. Read more on Government Fleet

G.M. to Guarantee Battery in the Electric Chevy Volt

G.M. to Guarantee Battery in the Electric Chevy Volt A warranty of eight years or 100,000 miles could set the standard for reassuring consumers, who have watched expensive batteries fail in devices like cellphones and laptops. Read more on New York Times

GM battery date due today

GM battery date due today General Motors is expected to reveal today when production will begin on the lithium-ion battery packs that will power the long-awaited Chevrolet Volt electric car and announce a “major consumer initiative.” Read more on Detroit Free Press