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Car makers are [spent / spending] a lot of money on electric cars. In the future, electric cars [will / be] replace petrol cars. Environmentalists [belief / believe] this will reduce the amount [by / of] CO2 put into the atmosphere. A big problem for electric cars is [charger / charging] the battery. Some batteries in [today's / today] electric cars can take up to 12 hours to charge fully. However, a company in Israel says it [has / does] created a lithium-ion battery that people can charge in just five minutes. This is the same amount of [time / hours] it takes to fill a tank of gas with petrol. The new lithium-ion batteries were [enveloped / developed] by the Israeli company StoreDot. They are being manufactured by a Chinese company [name / called] Eve Energy.

The new batteries could [total / totally] transform driving. They would mean electric cars would be able to travel [was / as] far as petrol cars. Many people with electric cars today [buffer / suffer] from "range anxiety". This is stress caused by worrying about the battery running [in / out] of electricity. A StoreDot spokesperson said: "You're either [afraid / scary] that you're going to get stuck on the highway, or that you're going to need to [seat / sit] in a charging station for two hours." The new batteries would [end / send] this anxiety. A StoreDot spokesperson said: "We're at the [point / blunt] of achieving a [revolution / evolution] in the electric vehicle charging experience". He said it means the switch from petrol to electric cars will happen much [faster / fast] .

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