“GM has made the much-overlooked claim that by mid-decade, it expects to commercialize the most exotic of the stretch futuristic batteries currently on electric vehicle drawing boards.”

As I wrote today on my new blog, The Mobilist, GM has fired a surprising salvo in the Battery War — a vow that it will beat Tesla, VW, and everyone else to the superbattery. Yesterday, GM executives claimed they would win one of the biggest battles of all — to master and commercialize the metallic lithium-based battery. GM says it will have such a…