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Research forecasts “disruptive” technological changes in EV industry

Thu, 06/19/2014 - 09:16 -- Laura Varriale
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Supercapacitor and fuel cell technology will "disruptively change" hybrid and pure EVs in the coming years, according to a report by IDTechEX.

The research, 'Hybrid and Pure Electric Cars 2014-2024', foresees a trend to higher voltage for efficiency and lower cost. Pure electrics are going to need less energy storage due to inductive pick up and better energy harvesting.

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