Latest News on Batteries for Hybrid and Electric CarsBy Cuong Huynh • Nov 21st, 2008 • Category: Battery Technology for Hybrid and Electric Cars
Read the latest news on batteries technology, applications and maintenance for hybrid and electric cars from news feeds.
Hybrid Cars News
The Rakyat Post
Toyota subsidiary to expand hybrid car battery production
Nagoya: Toyota Motor Corp. subsidiary Primearth EV Energy Co. Tuesday said it will increase its production capacity for nickel metal hydride batteries used in hybrid cars. To meet increasing demand for fuel-efficient cars, the Shizuoka-based subsidiary ...
Toyota hopes to pioneer hybrids in China, announced complete localization of ...
Gasgoo automotive news
Toyota, which has already sold over 6.6 million hybrids worldwide, has its sights set on setting up battery and general assembly operations in China, in order to decrease final retail prices for its vehicles. At a recent promotional event for hybrid ...
The rise of electric cars in the US, in 6 charts
So far this year, automakers have also sold 232,788 hybrid vehicles. These are cars like the traditional Prius that have both a gasoline-powered combustion engine and an electric propulsion system to boost fuel economy. Typically the battery is ...
Recharge Wrap-up: Control Tesla Model S from your wrist, NASCAR's E15 ...
Toyota subsidiary Primearth EV Energy is set to expand production of nickel metal hydride batteries for hybrid cars. Due to high demand, production capacity will ramp up from 300,000 to provide batteries for 500,000 vehicles at its Miyagi prefecture plant.
Next-Generation Electric Cars May Never Need A Battery Swap
From laptops to smartphones to the burgeoning electric car industry, our world is increasingly reliant on rechargeable batteries. But as anyone who's owned a laptop for more than a few years knows, batteries eventually lose their ability to hold a full ...
Decoding Toyota's Electric-Car Disdain: A Role For Fuel Cells
Green Car Reports
While unveiling its fuel-cell vehicle last month–priced to undercut the Tesla Model S ever so slightly–Toyota's Global R&D Chief Mitsuhisa Kato offered some dismissive thoughts on battery-electric vehicles. As quoted in Automotive News, the 39-year ...
Tech Page One
Nissan Leaf $5500 Battery Replacement Loses Money, Company Admits
Green Car Reports
Last month, electric-car owners finally learned the price of a replacement battery pack for the Nissan Leaf: a surprisingly low $5,500 after the old pack is traded in. Many advocates and Leaf owners promptly seized on the price to "prove" that Nissan ...
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LG Chem to supply batteries for 200-mile electric cars in 2016-CFO
SEOUL, July 18 (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Chem Ltd plans to supply batteries for electric vehicles that can travel more than 200 miles (321 kilometers) per charge in 2016, its chief finiancial officer said on Friday. The CFO, Cho Suk-jeh, did not ...
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