New Delhi. Japanese automaker Toyota is working on an EV (electric vehicle) powered by solid-state batteries that will have a range of about 1,200 km (750 mi) and take only 10 minutes to fully charge the battery. Tesla’s Supercharger driven by Elon Musk covers about 200 miles in 15 minutes.
The company also plans to introduce a high-performance lithium-ion battery for its next-generation EVs by 2026, the company told Tuesday in its new technology roadmap.
The battery will provide fast charging and a range of around 1,000 km (620 mi).
Through technologies such as the integration of next-generation batteries and sonic technology, we will achieve a vehicle cruising range of 1,000 km, Toyota said.
Last year, Mercedes-Benz unveiled its long-range ‘Vision EQXX’ concept car, which traveled over 1,000 km on a fully charged battery – the most ever covered by an EV on a single charge. Long distance
According to the automaker, the journey from Germany to the south of France began in cold and rainy conditions and was done at regular speeds on the road, including fast-lane cruising at 140 kmph.
The automaker plans to go fully electric by 2030, targeting half of its global sales to include plug-in hybrids and EVs by 2025.(IANS)
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