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Re: Optimal propulsion system

Originally Posted by sww914 View Post
I read recently that the technology exists for much better batteries but that the oil companies own the patents. They didn't cite anything that actually proves that but it sounds plausible or even likely. If so, it's just sad.
Yeah, just another conspiracy theory, and total BS. If such technology existed our military would be using it, and they're not.

The fact is, higher tech batteries DO exist, and can be made/bundled with the ampacity for such application. They're just prohibitively expensive. You probably have one on your person.

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