nickel-iron battery


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nickel-iron battery

[′nik·əl ¦ī·ərn ′bad·ə·rē]
(electricity)
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Snaper expects to hand manufacturing and marketing of the team's design to an OEM, so that the team can go on to finish the nickel-iron battery they started and "three or four other projects we're working on," he explains.
Also on display at the auto show are the following electric vehicles: Ford's Connecta family commuter vehicle, which borrows the Ecostar's sodium-sulfur battery system; the Nissan FEV, future electric vehicle, which uses 23 nickel-cadmium batteries and can be 100-percent recharged in 15 minutes; the BMW E2 American-designed commuter with a thermoplastic body, aluminum subframe and sodium-sulfur batteries; and the Dodge Epic (electric powered interurban commuter) concept minivan which uses nickel-iron battery packs.