CD 2055003 E&MP1.017
October 31, 1966
Ford Motor Company has demonstrated a major breakthrough in its efforts to develop a feasible power source for electric vehicles. Developed by Drs. Neil Weber (left) and Joseph T. Kummer, shown with an operating cell and a model of a 2,000 watt unit, the new sodium-sulfur battery system should be able to store up to fifteen times the amount of electrical energy available from present lead-acid storage batteries.