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Daimler & Toyota Negotiating New Deal on Hybrid Tech

September 23, 2010 / No Comments

Daimler and Toyota are engaged in negotiating a new deal, so that Daimler may earn the license of Toyota’s Hybrid technology. So far, Daimler has been developing its own hybrid drivetrain technology. Mercedes S400 Hybrid is one such vehicle developed by Daimler. It was the first mass produced hybrid vehicle which possessed a lithium ion battery pack.

Volkswagen leads electric mobility with first battery-powered Golf Blue-e-motion

May 4, 2010 / No Comments

Biggest names in the automotive industry are busy unveiling electric cars that promise the opening of a whole new era in the automobile history. Latest in line is Volkswagen that uncovered its first battery powered Golf Blue- e-motion.

Toyota is developing power storage system for homes

April 15, 2009 / No Comments

Yesterday I wrote about homes having their own wind power. Today, I came across an article where Toyota is planning to develop batteries for homes to run off of.  Now if, the wind power could charge the batteries, we might really be on to something. Toyota Motor Corp. is working with Toyota Home to devise a power storage system to be ...

New Power Packed Lithium Battery, Charges Up in Seconds

March 13, 2009 / No Comments

Lithium ion batteries that are in the market today are already being hailed as major breakthroughs and are helping both the automobile industry as well as the electronic field in producing gadgets that are smaller, lighter and far more efficient than ever before. But how about turning that up a couple of notches by creating cell phones that are fully charged ...

High Gas Prices, Drive Development of Alternative Cars

June 18, 2008 / 1 Comment

There's got to be a better way. There's got to be a better way. Repeat after me. There's got to be a better way. At least two more 'better ways' have taken a step forward in the past couple of days. Germany's Robert Bosch GmbH has agreed to work with South Korea's Samsung SDI Co to develop the next-generation batteries ...

Toyota’s Next-Generation Battery Plans

June 15, 2008 / No Comments

Toyota Motor Corp is so far out in front of the pack when it comes to fuel-efficiency, that objects in the mirror really are smaller than they appear. The company has set the standard for hybrid cars and the use of lithium-ion batteries but it's not enough because they have a plan to launch a plug-in hybrid car with lithium-ion batteries ...