Gallery: Toyota Developing Revolutionary Solid-State and Lithium-Air El...

 

Today’s lithium-ion batteries are expensive and bulky – which is why Toyota is currently developing two new types of ultra-efficient batteries to power its electric vehicles. Toyota is conducting research on solid-state batteries and lithium-air batteries that promise to be more compact and be able to store more energy than lithium-ion batteries – and the automaker plans to switch to these new technologies by 2020.

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  1. tony myers March 19, 2013 at 11:12 am

    Now I know when I’ll replace my second car. 3-400 mile range would make a world of difference.

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