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Drive 600km on a single charge

Electric car at a charging station

|9 January 2017|


A new electric car battery with a driving range of up to 600km on a single charge has been unveiled by Samsung SDI, a battery maker of Samsung Group.

Samsung SDI displayed the breakthrough product, a high-energy density battery cell that can fast charge EVs in 20 minutes, at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit today.

Samsung SDI said: “With a 20 minute charge, you can have a driving range of up to 500km which is 80% of the capacity.”

Sehwoong Jeong, Executive Vice President & General Manager of Automotive Battery & ESS Business of Samsung SDI, added: “By providing the industry-leading technologies and products that meet the demand of our customers and market, we will contribute to a rapid market adoption of EVs in North America and worldwide.”

The mass production of this product is expected by 2021.

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Iain is a creative writer, journalist and lecturer, and formerly an editor of two international business publications. Iain is now editor of Innovators Magazine, as well as the strategic content director for OnePoint5Media.


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