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A group of young MIT students has developed a new type of battery that runs on a rechargeable liquid fuel. The inventors call the fuel "Cambridge Crude," and if the technology makes it to market, refueling an electric car could be as easy as pulling up to a pump.
Another potential advantage is that in vehicle applications, such a system would permit the possibility of simply “refueling” the battery by pumping out the liquid slurry and pumping in a fresh, fully charged replacement, or by swapping out the tanks like tires at a pit stop, while still preserving the option of simply recharging the existing material when time permits.
Originally posted by RealAmericanPatriot
...or we could just plug it in...
Besides, with the Chevy Volt, you don't have to worry about getting stranded like you do with the Nissan Leaf...I would rather support my country by buying an American car anyway...
Great Post OP! Never know how that might play out! Good job!
lonegurkha --> It seems to me that this technology would not be buried as they could make money off it by selling the liquid material to refuel the vehicle. Also money to be made by the patenting of the device that removes the fluid and replaces it.