Car Batteries Hit Key Price Point

EV Battery Pack
One of the biggest barriers to widespread electric vehicle adoption has been the cost of the car to the consumer, and the differenciating factor between and internal combustion engine and an EV / PHEV is the battery pack, batteries cost a lot of money. While the actual cost of any battery pack is considered a “trade secret” by auto manufacturers and not itemized out in the pricing of a vehicle there are some reasonably good estimates as to that added cost.

Think Progress: Car Batteries Hit Key Price Point.