Sanyo battery helps set Guinness world record in the history of e-travel

April 22, 2010 / 1 Comment

Electric cars any day offer a clean and safe alternative to internal combustion engine that leaves behind a huge carbon footprint. However, its’ the shorter battery life and long charging times that provides reason enough to eschew the greener alternative. Here’s good news for all those who have at some or the other point of time turned down an eco-friendly option.Sanyo 1 Sanyo battery helps set Guinness world record in the history of e travel

Sanyo has issued a press release proclaiming that one of its lithium-ion battery systems helped Mira EV run a distance of 555.6 km on a single recharge. The trial run from Tokyo to Osaka used 8320 cylindrical lithium-ion batteries which were normally used in the laptops. Although the trial run was conducted in November last year, only now has the trial been registered as the longest journey in the Guinness World records.

Via: CrunchGear