Mercedes solid-state batteries, California's grid, Polestar Precept and EV platform: Today's Car News

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Much will be needed to get California's grid ready for the surge of electric vehicles. Mercedes-Benz has put solid-state batteries in a production vehicle. A Beijing auto-show concept showcases the platform that could underpin a range of Volvo and Polestar models, and Polestar confirms its Precept flagship for production. This and more, here at Green...
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Mercedes-Benz has revealed what it claims is the first deployment of solid-state batteries in a production vehicle: in its eCitaro and eCitaro G city buses. The company says that it expects the solid-state cells to have a long service life, and they yield a 25% boost in energy density compared to the latest liquid-electrolyte lithium-ion cells.

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