Ford Says New Hybrid Batteries Use Less Rare Earth MetalsFord's third-generation hybrid system, which replaces nickel-metal-hydride batteries with new lighter, more efficient lithium-ion batteries, could reduce the company's use of expensive, hard-to-get "rare earth" metals by up to 500,000 pounds a year.
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