Electric-car batteries: $100 per kwh before 2020, $80 soon after?

Lithium-ion cell and battery pack assembly for Nissan Leaf electric car in Sunderland, U.K., plant

Modern electric cars have developed to the point where range itself may become less of an issue than the cost of providing it. Automakers can create longer-range electric cars simply by installing larger battery packs, but that adds significant cost tot he car’s single priciest component. Just ask Tesla, which sells multiple versions of its Model… …read more