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Toyota Motor Corp and BMW AG are joining forces to develop next-generation car batteries that are expected to be more powerful than the lithium-ion batteries used in most electric vehicles. The new lithium-air batteries will be able to generate a major portion of a car’s power needs from thin air. The two companies have announced that the new fuel-cell vehicle system will be complete by 2020.

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  1. bthinker January 24, 2013 at 9:50 pm

    I remember when they first made this conjuction a year or so back. Good to see something come out of it. I wonder if this is making any use of the porous type batteries MIT devised aroun that same time. Accordingly 2-5 years out of production at the time.

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