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Re: [EVDL] Press release on Firefly "Oasis" battery

I remember them saying that the weight would be a 3rd and that the cost
would be lead acid battery times 1.25
But of course that was before lead went up.

-----Original Message-----
From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf
Of Jack Murray
Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2007 4:28 PM
To: Electric Vehicle Discussion List
Subject: Re: [EVDL] Press release on Firefly "Oasis" battery

Looks like they are making real progress.
If the weight were cut in half and the price was the
same as current SLA, it would be a big help for EVs.
Jack

--- Stuart Friedrich and Wendy Lyn
<[email protected]> wrote:

>
> Firefly Energy has issued some more information on
> the release of their new lead-graphite acid battery.
>
>
http://www.fireflyenergy.com/images/stories/pdfs/PressReleases/FireflyEnergy
UnveilsOasisTruckBattery102907.pdf
>
> Also a blurb at Green Car Congress.
>
> They say that the battery will be available for
> testing and review in Q1 of 2008. I assume that
> this testing will be done at a limited number of
> facilities, rather than being available for testing
> by the general public.
>
> They also mention initial availability in the summer
> of 2008, with full production by the end of 2008.
> Does this mean that these will be available for
> purchase as early as next summer? Anyone with
> further insider information on actual availability
> to the public?
>
> Stuart
>
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