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Tesla Model S gets 752 miles of range with ONE’s new energy-dense battery pack - Electrek.co

Last updated Wednesday, January 5, 2022 11:49 ET , Source: NewsService

Our Next Energy, also known as ONE, installed one of its battery packs in a Tesla Model S and managed to have it travel 752 miles on a single charge.

The Model S is Tesla’s longest-range vehicle with up to 405 miles of range on a single charge depending on the configuration.

CEO Elon Musk has often said that Tesla could make it have an even longer range by jamming a 120 kWh battery pack in it, but the automaker instead focuses on achieving a longer range through better efficiency.

In order to showcase its own battery technology, Our Next Energy (ONE) has now installed its own battery system in a Model S.

The company did a test drive with an average speed of 55 mph and achieved a range of 752 miles:

Our Next Energy, Inc. (ONE), a Michigan battery technology company, has demonstrated a proof-of-concept battery that powered an electric vehicle 752 miles without recharging. The vehicle completed a road test across Michigan in late December with an average speed of 55 mph. The results were validated by a third party using a vehicle dynamometer where the test vehicle, a Tesla Model S retrofitted with an experimental battery, achieved 882 miles at 55 mph.

They released a video of the range test:

In the original press release, the company didn’t explain anything about its battery technology.

After we asked, ONE sent Electrek more details confirming that they added about 9.8 kWh of energy capacity in the vehicle, which originally comes with a ~100 kWh pack, through a higher...

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