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> That's the thing. Tesla's not using A123 cells. GM
> is. People seem to be
> getting their lines crossed between the two.
> Considering that even at this
> early stage there has been so much press coverage of
> the A123 cells, by the
> time the Volt comes out people will be asking why
> the hell Tesla is still
> using unsafe lithium cells. The pressure is going
> to really build for them
> to switch over if it hasn't already.
> -----Original Message-----
> A123 cells don't explode, mate
> On 9/11/07, [email protected]
> <[email protected]
> > A blog item from mid august says they were about
> to do formal crash
> > tests. Any news on that front? Assuming these are
> simply head-on
> > crashes, they may not reveal anything, but if the
> BMS is punctured in
> > a rear-end collision I would expect an explosion
> spectacular enough to
> > fill an Iraqi carbomber with envy.
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