When it announced a range increase for its 2017 Focus Electric earlier this month, Ford executives also revealed an intriguing snippet about the company’s battery plans.
The company is conducting its own research into fundamental battery chemistries, and could develop its own cells for use in future electrified vehicles.
The question then becomes: Why? Continue reading Ford Wants To Develop Its Own Battery Chemistries For Hybrids, Electric Cars, But Why?
How Much Will A Replacement 24 kWh LEAF Battery Set You Back ? $5,499
To say that consumers have been waiting on a hard and firm pricing for a replacement 24 kWh battery pack in the Nissan LEAF (or any plug-in really for that matter) would be an understatement.
“Resetting” The Range On Your LEAF – Now Reasonably Priced
Well, wonder no longer as $5,499 plus the turn-in of your old pack (which Nissan values at $1,000) nets you a new “2015 spec” battery replacement.
Using $6,499 as a full MSRP on the pack means Nissan is putting a price of $270/kWh on the cells.
Continue reading USA Breaking Update: Nissan Prices LEAF Battery Replacement at $5,499, New Packs More Heat Durable