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Fisker claims it will build an electric car that charges in 1 minute

By Brett Williams

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Fisker, the luxury electric auto startup founded by renowned designer and former Tesla consultant Henrik Fisker, claims it’s developed a breakthrough that could knock Tesla off its perch as the world’s premier electric carmaker — and many completely change the way we use batteries in the process.

The upstart company filed patents for a new solid-state battery design that would give its cars some truly astonishing performance capabilities. Fisker says the new batteries will give its vehicles a range of more than 500 miles per charge, with the capability to power up in less than one minute.

Those two stats would smash Tesla’s current top options, not to mention every other car and battery out there. Tesla’s most long-range vehicle, the Model S 100D, offers an estimated …

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