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Toyota battery R&D will allow all-electric car in 'a few years,' likely 2020

Toyota battery R&D will allow all-electric car in 'a few years,' likely 2020

John Voelcker Nov 27, 2016 Follow John Add to circle 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Premium Enlarge Photo The signals are now unmistakable: Toyota will offer a battery-electric car for sale in 2020. After a decade of condemning electric cars as suitable only for the smallest vehicles in around-town use, the world's largest car company is changing its tune. Yet another news story out of Japan has company executives suggesting that it has finally decide lithium-ion batteries are suitable for real cars. DON'T MISS: Toyota to offer electric car in 2020 as fuel-cell sales struggle In this case, the message was delivered by Hisao Yamashige, one of the company's many researchers into battery technology, who spoke at a briefing for Tokyo media on Thursday. Lithium-ion cells, he said, are "a key technology" and their performance must improve even more than it has going forward, he said, a...

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