Range anxiety is becoming less of an issue for prospective EV buyers. Battery manufacturers and automakers are developing electric propulsion systems that can deliver hundreds of miles on a charge, which makes the fear of running out of battery power seem like a distant memory.
One thing that hasn’t changed enough, however, is charging times. There are efforts to change that, and the latest comes from an Israeli company called StoreDot, whose new 4680 battery has a claimed ten-minute full recharge time.
StoreDot says its design “increases throughput and addresses safety and performance issues typically associated with the hard case structure of cylindrical cells.” If it’s capable of reaching commercial viability, StoreDot’s battery has the potential to be a game-changer for EVs.
Read the article at MSN.