>” To deliver an electric vehicle that’s cheaper, safer and capable of traveling 500 miles on a single charge, the auto industry needs a breakthrough in battery technology.”

The new Roadster has a 600 mile range and uses conventional lithium ion batteries. We don’t need a battery breakthrough, that’s a popular canard. We need existing battery tech to come down in price, which it’s steadily doing.

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