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