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UK firm to launch 1,500-mile aluminium-air power system for electric vehicles next year

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 13:05 -- Paul Crompton
Métalectrique

If something sounds too good to be true, it usually is. So when news that a UK inventor had designed an aluminium-air battery that lasts 1,500 miles, costs £0.08p per mile to run and can be swapped in 90 seconds for free, BEST’s attention was piqued. 

Trevor Jackson, from MAL Research and Development (MAL), says motorists can convert ICE vehicles to his Metalectrique systems for around £3,500, which includes an electric motor placed on the vehicle’s axle and a new electric engine. 

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