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Illustration of the lithium-ion battery that is both safe and high-performing.
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Tech Briefs, May 2022
Safe, High-Energy Li-Ion
Battery for Electric Vehicles
The high-power battery can last for 1
million miles.
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lectric vehicle batteries typically require a tradeoff between
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