That is huge, and another 270 billion here:
And another 1/2 billion to the top 15 or so in VC to the cutting edge battery R & D companies that are talking about batteries with anywhere from 1.5 to 5 the storage capacity.
Even @ 1.5, that would take a Chevy Bolt from 238 miles range to 357 miles. We are almost their, no we are here, we are on the cusp of a powertrain paradigm change and I think I am the only one that sees it.
You should have seen what I saw at the link it was mind-boggling... wwww.evtechexpo.com
Here is one of the latest recipients of more dollars with a solid electrolyte or solid state battery if you will, 1.5 to 3x the density...:https://cleantechnica.com/2017/09/22/a123-systems-puts-money-solid-state-battery-firm-solid-power/