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A recently released and peer-reviewed study from the Stockholm Environment Institute estimates that battery pack costs are much lower than initially presumed by energy-policy analysts. The study reports that more than 80 assessments of battery prices calculated between 2007 and 2014 were considerably higher than the actual cost of the battery packs. As well, the study found that […]

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A battery pack replacement is not the only solution EV and hybrid vehicle owners have when faced with an underperforming battery pack. With the oldest hybrids being almost 15 years old, the trade and aftermarket industry has adapted to the new needs and changes such vehicles bring maintenance-wise. The most talked about issues has to […]

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In a move to ease the mind of those who still have range anxiety, Tesla announced yesterday evening a new service: battery swapping. Elon Musk, Tesla’s CEO, demonstrated that the Model S battery pack can be exchanged for a fully charged one in less than half the time it takes to refill a gas tank, […]

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Dana Holding Corporation announced that it has recently received two grants totaling $3 million from Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) to develop technology to improve thermal management systems for battery systems in electric, plug-in hybrid-electric, and hybrid-electric vehicles. “Through the ecoENERGY Innovation Initiative, our government is investing in innovative clean energy technologies that create jobs, generate […]

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