If someone told you a material existed that could dramatically improve the range of an electric vehicle, yet add nothing to the price of its powertrain, you might get out of your seat. If they then added that this wonder substance naturally occurred beyond our solar system, you might understandably sit down again.
But bear with me – because this is no flight of fantasy. When used in a new generation of electric vehicles, silicon carbide has the potential to bring a step change, without any cost burden. In fact, it could even be described as ‘free’.
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