a d v e r t i s e r

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.

READ COMPLETE ARTICLE >>

IMPORTANT NOTICE: To read this Detroit Free Press/USA news story, click the READ COMPLETE ARTICLE link above. This will launch a separate window to the original news source. To comment on this story use the Reader's Comment form below.

<< PREVIOUSNEXT >>
RELATED NEWS ITEMS

Toyota Prius PHV plug-in hybrid goes on sale in Japan January 2012.

Despite GM efforts to establish its plug-in hybrid leadership, Toyota aims to offer plug-in hybrid Prius that is 20% cheaper.

2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid ranks highest among 30 family sedans.

Consumer testing group gives both 4-cylinder and hybrid versions its "recommended' rating.

Toyota NS4 Plug-in Hybrid Concept

NS4’s advanced powertrain targets a next-generation Hybrid Synergy Drive plug-in system featuring reductions in component size and weight with improved overall fuel economy

READER COMMENTS

blog comments powered by Disqus