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Old 03-06-2016, 06:01 PM   #28 (permalink)
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IMHO Cheap and plentiful parts from wrecks are an untapped resource
Jehu Garcia bought 'dead' laptop batteries, harvested the 18650 cells and found maybe 60% of them viable. Maybe one of these is on the market:

A little SUV with Tesla Model S parts.
A total of 2,489 units were sold in the U.S. through April 2015.
If it needs batteries Kia Soul EV batteries will drive a Tesla motors, but has higher energy density. Batteries will only get better.
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