30 Jun '12, 8pm

Electric! Weaving Toyota, BMW together in a fiber of carbon via @zite

Electric! Weaving Toyota, BMW together in a fiber of carbon via @zite

Electric! Weaving Toyota, BMW together in a fiber of carbon Is carbon fiber the key to electrification? New Toyota and BMW collaboration could be more than a light duty partnership What do fuel cells, electrification and carbon fiber have to do with each other? Combined they result in almost perfectly efficient automotive harmony. And that makes the tie up between Toyota and BMW a pretty serious knot to untie. OK. And there’s also a sport’s car, but that’s mostly to just throw everyone off the scent of what’s really going on. Let’s start with electrification. Today’s plug-in electric cars cannot cost-effectively overcome range anxiety while fuel cell cars continue to be limited by infrastructure. Despite plug-in limitations, it is still far easier to find a place to plug-in an electric car compared to refueling a fuel cell car — which is also an electric car. And that’s wh...

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