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LiFePO4 Batteries: Chevy Volt`s Future Energy Sources

The Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) batteries are based on Lithium Ion, but they offer many advantages over LiCO2 (Lithium Cobalt), frequently used in laptops, mp3 players and cell phones. They also offer a greater range, power and safety, in an electric vehicle – they will not explode or catch fire if overcharged.