“We were already working on a new KERS system for 2016, we knew a while ago that would be required. That is being progressed and there will be more information on it when things are a little further down the line.”
Nissan’s motorsport director Darren Cox comments on the stop of the company’s GT-R LM NISMO LMP1 race programme. As reported, it will not be the final end for Nissan’s involvement in the WEC but a temporary one.
“For an electric car, the cost of a battery is crudely the same as the cost of the rest. That is quite the wrong proportion for it to take off.”
Chris Wright, chairman of British Faradion, believes his cheaper batteries that use sodium instead of lithium could help the EV market take off and could also be used for stationery storage systems.
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