• on Education & Information
  • Published in issue 9/2009 on page 16
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The Road to Battery Power

The dawn of the age of electric vehicles

The Road to Battery Power

At the beginning of the twentieth century the internal combustion engine started to take over from electrically-powered vehicles. Now, a hundred years later, electric vehicles are slowly but surely making a come-back. Development continues apace and the enormous potential is clear. The key to the success of electric vehicles lies, contrary to early expectations, in lithium-ion cells rather than in fuel cells.

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