Ohio State University http://wvxu.org en Jumpstarting car battery research http://wvxu.org/post/jumpstarting-car-battery-research <p>By 2015 President Obama has said he wants to have one-million plug-in electric vehicles on the road. It’s unclear if that’s going to happen. But slowly researchers are making progress in building a better battery and states&nbsp;are realizing <strong>the battery market is a very lucrative one.</strong></p><p>This month <a href="http://www.buckeyebullet.com/">Ohio State's Buckeye Bullet&nbsp;</a>is trying&nbsp;to break the 400 mph barrier in the salt flats of Utah. It runs on lithium-ion batteries. This is an earlier video when the futuristic car was hitting speeds in the 300s.</p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 18:14:17 +0000 Ann Thompson 17476 at http://wvxu.org Jumpstarting car battery research