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Tier 1 HELLA evaluating PowerGenix NiZn batteries for 48V mild hybrid vehicles

Green Car Congress

Micro hybrid vehicles are traditional gasoline- or diesel-powered cars with automatic, battery-powered stop-start systems that shut off the engine while the vehicle is at rest and restart it upon re-engaging the gas pedal. Nickel-zinc batteries are chemically very similar to nickel-cadmium, NiCd.

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PIP Declares Victory

Plug In Partners

The Chevy Volt , a plug-in electric car, will have the battery power to take most American drivers to and from work every day without using any gasoline at all. it stands for “Build Your Dreams”—claims to supply 65 percent of the world’s nickel-cadmium batteries, and 30 percent of its lithium ion mobile phone batteries.

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GM Says Chevrolet Volt Won't 'Pay the Rent' | Autopia from

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Toyota Prius modders have already been adding larger batteries so the vehicle can run on battery power. Posted by: Brian A | Apr 15, 2009 6:06:59 AM Ive heard some good arguments that a Hummer is a greener choice than the Prius, or presumably and electric vehicle using similar batteries. Way to go morons.

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