Gallery: Toyota Developing Magnesium Battery that Could Reduce Range An...

 

As we’ve seen at the Detroit Auto Show, electric vehicles are becoming more and more popular, but we know that many consumers are still wary of EVs, mainly because of range anxiety. Well, we have good news for you! Range anxiety could be a problem of the past thanks to a new battery currently in development by Toyota. The magnesium-sulfur battery holds twice as much energy as lithium-ion cells, meaning that electric vehicles could travel much further on a single charge.

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  1. mkass January 14, 2011 at 4:26 pm

    The longer lasting batter will be great, but it also has to recharge really fast to be useful. The Germans have already got this licked: http://organicconnectmag.com/wp/2010/10/electric-car-drives-375-miles-at-55-mph-recharges-in-6-minutes/

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