Toyota Investigating Next Gen. Batteries, Wireless Charging

Jim Lentz, CEO of Toyota Motor Sales, tells auto press that company is working on technology to improve the convenience and range of electric-drive vehicles.

Published: 30-Nov-2012

LOS ANGELES – Toyota is working on next-generation batteries for its electric vehicles as well as wireless charging to eliminate the need for plugs, Jim Lentz, CEO of Toyota Motor Sales, said today.

Lentz declined to provide a lot of detail but said the work is being done in-house and would not be on the road in the near future.

β€œIt is not important to be first, but to be best,” he said of new battery technology that is being pursued by the industry as a whole.


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