Battery developers are white-hot commodities in Detroit

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Battery developers are white-hot commodities in Detroit

Battery developers are white-hot commodities in Detroit
Updated 1/26/2007 4:07 PM ET
By Chris Woodyard, USA TODAY

ORION, Mich. — The new rock stars of the auto industry aren't producing the quickest sports coupes or the sleekest sedans.
They are the handful of high-tech companies racing to develop a new breed of a historically unsexy product, the battery, that is revolutionizing the way that vehicles work.

One of them Cobasys is , located in this Detroit suburb. The company makes batteries that power today's gas-electric hybrid vehicles, such as the Saturn Vue. But it is also jointly developing the next wave of batteries, those that will be needed for plug-in hybrids, which can recharge overnight from a wall socket.
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It is very nice to see this news. I hope and pray it has positive trickle-down effects for the ebike and escooter communities.
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