Expert panel report finds achieving 1M plug-in vehicles in US by 2015 would require concentrated action to overcome barriers

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A new study sponsored by Indiana University concludes that President Obama’s vision of one million plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) on US roads by 2015 will require concentrated efforts action from all stakeholders— the auto industry, federal government, the scientific community, and consumers—to be realized. TEP’s work has been supported by a team of graduate students and faculty from IU SPEA, but the findings and recommendations in this report are strictly those of TEP.

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BCG Report Expects Battery Costs Will Constrain Widespread Market Adoption of Fully Electric Vehicles, Absent a Technology Breakthrough; Forecasts 26% of Major Market New Cars in 2020 To be Hybrid or Electric

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As an example of cost direction, BCG forecasts that NCA cell and pack costs will decline 60-65% by 2020. Although lithium-ion cell and pack costs are expected to fall sharply by 2020, they are unlikely to drop enough to support widespread adoption of fully electric vehicles without a major breakthrough in battery technology, according to a new study by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). million will be range extenders, and 11 million will be a mix of hybrids.

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Profile: Li-ion Battery and Pack Supplier Valence Technology

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The olivine structure of one of Valence’s lithium iron magnesium phosphate materials. The view is looking along an axis of the crystal structure. The (blue) oxygen ions are made very small to permit viewing of the arrangement of the other ions. Green Car Congress had the opportunity recently to have a discussion with Mark Donaghy, the Global Marketing Manager for Valence Technology, Inc., a provider of lithium-ion batteries, modules and packs.

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Electric Car Manufacturers Inspire New Paradigms -- Seeking Alpha

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