Long relegated to commodity status, the lead-acid battery could be poised for a high-tech comeback. At least, that’s the hope of executives at fledgling developer Firefly Energy Inc., who say there still are gains to be made with age-old lead-acid chemistry. And although some auto industry insiders remain skeptical, Firefly officials contend their company’s new cells ultimately might compete with now-favored lithium-ion in future hybrid- and electric-vehicle applications. The lead-acid ...
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