Exploring the 1000 Mile Car Battery – Aluminum Air Hype? Even though electric vehicle adoption is picking up speed, some buyers are hesitant because of range anxiety and concerns about lithium-ion battery safety. An interesting battery technology popped up recently involving metal-air technology that could make an EV with over 1000 miles of range. Is it too good to be true? Let’s explore aluminum air batteries and whether they’re a game changer or only hype.