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Old 10-17-2012, 07:31 AM
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Study flawed

The study, by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, is flawed.


They used a stationary industrial electric motor and associated components for their calculations instead of the motor from a typical modern EV.

They greatly overestimated the extra amount of copper used by an EV.

They analysed a battery chemistry not used by any production EV or plug-in Hybrid.



These errors mean the result is wrong.



source:

https://plus.google.com/u/0/+RobertL...ts/QcZd7My7tYF


And the original paper:

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/1...2.00532.x/full
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