lithium-ion Batteries…….

"If you build it, he will come." -The Voice from Field of Dreams

A123 battery

Finally, a lithium-ion battery that is almost ready, but plenty willing and able to meet the demands of a plug-in hybrid.

Hats off to A123 Systems, which has developed a lithium-ion battery with a nanostructured iron phosphate­-­based electrode. 

The A123 battery is powerful, can withstand extreme temperatures, and most importantly, if punctured, will release a small amount of steam–rather than bursting into flame like its cobalt-oxide based predecessors.

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