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Old 11-30-2019, 09:31 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by HaroldinCR View Post
The model 3 gets a supposed range of 300 miles with just over half as many cells as the model S and X, so even in the heavier cars, imagine the range using the 2170 new cells with reduced amounts of cobalt making the cells a bit cheaper to make and less per battery overall.

And Musk is talking million mile batteries since he bought Maxell with their super capacitor technology.
As an aside - we use MOST of the cobalt to remove sulfur during the refinement of fossil fuels.
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