Toyota expects to improve EV batteries 'in a few years'

/ Nov 24, 2016

Toyota expects to improve EV batteries 'in a few years'

Toyota Motor Corp. said it aims to develop a new, more advanced electric car battery “in a few years” that will allow it to improve driving range and battery life by up to 15 percent.Such performance-enhanced lithium-ion battery technology will likely enable all its ...

First EV without a battery unveiled in Aichi

Mar 18, 2016

First EV without a battery unveiled in Aichi

Toyohashi University of Technology and Taisei Corp. unveiled Friday what they say is the world’s first electric vehicle that runs without a battery, using special tires that draw power from an electrified road surface.In a driving test at the school in Toyohashi, Aichi Prefecture, ...

/ Apr 8, 2015

Japanese firm assembling e-trikes in Philippines

A Japanese electric vehicle manufacturer has begun mass producing electric tricycles in the Philippines.BEMAC Electric Transportation Philippines Inc., a subsidiary of Japan-based Uzushio Electric Co., is capable of producing at least 500 e-trikes a month. “The Philippines is the biggest market for this kind ...