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Old 06-01-2012, 01:18 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by jamesqf View Post
Not to mention that you can put the "engines" in lots of different things. Used my battery powered lawnmower last night, the battery powered weed whacker this morning, the battery powered cordless drill, the cell phone... And I'm writing this on a laptop which can run off the battery, even though it happens to be plugged in right now.
Many auto batteries are more complex to charge than the more forgiving LIFE style but not impossible, BMS would still be a pain and the voltage is almost always wrong for an everyday ev.

Still I wouldn't mind a free volt or leaf battery.
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