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Old 02-21-2009, 12:05 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Battery prices continue to plunge

One poster on DIY Electric Car Forums recently posted about $0.35/Wh Lithiums.

http://www.diyelectriccar.com/forums...-35-26535.html

The prices they are a fallin'.

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Old 02-21-2009, 12:14 AM   #2 (permalink)
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A couple years ago I could buy a new car battery for $28. Now the cheapest cheapy I can find costs $55.

Yeah I know, different things.
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A couple years ago I could buy a new car battery for $28. Now the cheapest cheapy I can find costs $55.

Yeah I know, different things.
Bah, they weren't worth $28, I don't know what makes them think they're worth $55.
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Lead is slowly starting to drop, I hope prices go back down to the 1990's levels AKA a Trojan T145 is somewhere north of $200 lately I would love to see them back to $65, price of lead kills EVs.
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$199. - up to about $350. each for my City-el (4 batteries). Die-Hards are almost Dead-Hards. All I can do is hope they go cheaper. I don't think that US stimulus can be used on an EV that old.
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Damn! $350/kWh is what they used to quote huge shipments for... With a BMS/charger included this is crazy cheap!

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