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Old 12-16-2012, 04:52 PM
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Originally Posted by SuperSnoop View Post
Tesla's expertise is not in the batteries, but in battery management technology. I fully expect the batteries in these cars to last good and long and retain their charged capacity for many years. Also, if Moore's law holds true, in five years the batteries will hold four times the power and cost 25% of what they do now.

If we as a nation and as a society can keep momentum behind these technology advances, we have a very prosperous future without sending so much money outside of our borders.
Moore's law was referencing computer processing power. It does not apply to batteries.

Also when industry depletes natural resources to make batteries, the cost of raw materials goes up.

Batteries have not improved much in the last 30 years when you think about it.
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