Carmakers Want to Use Auto Bodies for Energy Storage

Carmakers Want to Use Auto Bodies for Energy Storage
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Elon Musk made a lot of promises during Tesla's Battery Day last September. Soon, he said, the company would have a car that runs on batteries with pure silicon anodes to boost their performance and reduced cobalt in the cathodes to lower their price. Its battery pack will be integrated into the chassis so that it provides mechanical support in addition to energy, a design that Musk claimed will reduce the car's weight by 10 percent and improve its mileage by even more.

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