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

If you read their white papers you will see the batteries are still
hybrids and I think still have lead, hence the weight..


<[email protected]> wrote:

> 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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