Browsing the "Batteries" Category

Hyundai Adds Lifetime Battery Warranty To Ioniq Line

February 14th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

The battery in all models of the Hyundai Ioniq will be covered by a lifetime battery warranty. That includes the hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric versions of the car. The warranty does not cover battery degradation, however.

EV Battery Prices Falling Faster Than Expected

February 10th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

EV battery prices are poised to fall below $100 per kWh for the individual cells in the next few years. If so, that will slash the cost of battery packs and lower EV prices, making them more appealing to mainstream customers.

No P100D Option For Tesla Model 3 Buyers

February 8th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

The Tesla 100 kWh battery won't fit in the upcoming Model 3. That means there will be no P100D with Ludicrous Mode option. Does that mean the Model 3 won't be a quick car? Don't bet on it.

Is The Tesla 100 kWh Battery Backwards Compatible?

January 30th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

Super hacker Justin Hughes has gotten his hands on the battery from a Tesla P100D and discovered it could be retrofitted to another car with the addition of one simple plastic part, which the company already has a part number for.

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