The Japanese giant reportedly wants to put the batteries in fully-electric vehicles by 2022, which could make it the first auto manufacturer to ship the new cells.
According to the Chunichi Shimbun daily, the new Toyota EV will be built on a new platform and have a driving range on par or better than its rivals. Solid-state batteries can be made smaller and lighter than the lithium-ion batteries that now power electric vehicles, but engineering such a battery at an attractive price point for mass production has been a challenge. The newspaper reports that other automakers are also developing solid-state batteries for next-generation electric cars. This gives it both a lower chance of overheating and a higher energy density, which should theoretically allow a vehicle to travel much greater distances before needing to be recharged. That's a little ways off, as Reuters notes, and there's no telling where traditional lithium-ion tech will go in the meantime. The downside is that they're still very expensive to manufacture on a mass scale. How quickly the new EVs will catch on would also depend largely on battery costs.
Toyota has been noticeably staying out of the EV game despite its size in the marketplace, and despite being a hybrid pioneer with the Prius.
Turkish president meets Qatari leader over Gulf dispute
The emir of Qatar on Friday said he was prepared to engage in negotiations as long as his country's sovereignty was not violated. The quartet cut diplomatic ties and transport links with Qatar in early June, accusing it of supporting extremists.
Toyota has been pretty quiet about its future EV plans, but a new report says that Toyota is preparing a new electric vehicle that will be introduced in 2022.
So despite the world thinking Toyota weren't interested in EVs, they were busy beavering away on the batter technology.
That we find ourselves, 47 years after the Equal Pay Act was passed, with persistent pay inequality is appalling . A BBC spokesman reiterated that "significant changes" had been made but they recognised that more had to be done.
The incident took place near Taliban hideout in Kunduz province of Afghanistan on Sunday morning, Police said. In the statement, the USA offered its condolences to the families of the security forces who were killed.
It can be recalled that the first season of " Stranger Things " Will ( Noah Schnapp ) was trapped in the Upside Down. The trailer shows that Will Byers , who went missing in the first season, continues to be haunted by the experience.
Recently, she changed her Twitter bio to " high-quality person " to mock Trump after he tried to defend his son with the title. By May, Teigen revealed that Trump was back to putting her in a negative state emotionally.
According to the Chicago Tribune , thousands of Pokemon fans traveled to Chicago for Saturday's much-anticipated Pokemon Go Fest . Multiple Pokemon Go Raids are now underway in the Fest area, including new Legendary , Lugia .
Green allegedly slapped Edmonson, a former Spartans football player, leading to Green's arrest for misdemeanor assault. Edmondson claimed in the first incident that two of Green's friends choked both he and his girlfriend.
The next generation Paint 3D is designed for 3D image-making and is expected to be released in April next year. Microsoft executive Megan Saunders introduces Paint 3D at a Microsoft news conference October 26, 2016 in NY .
Moving on, the report dwells on the market opportunities and their impact on the key players operating in the market. The global Medical Device Technologies market consists of different worldwide , regional, and local vendors.
Parents ask court to let them take Charlie Gard home to die
Charlie's doctors are responding to the facts of his condition, not the demands of the NHS, as the court case amply demonstrated. Michio Hirano, a neurology expert at New York's Columbia Medical Center and from the Vatican's Babino Gesu pediatric hospital.
Insurance firm: 2 employees hurt in Swiss attack
The suspect is described as 186m tall with brown short hair - contrary to a previous police statement that he was bald. On Monday afternoon, police found a white Volkswagen minivan that the suspect was believed to be driving.
Army Tank On JNU Campus Soon? If Vice-Chancellor Gets His Way
JNUTA said it is "amused by the JNU VC's earnest desire that a tank be rolled onto JNU campus". "JNU is always making headlines. People who stay in extreme conditions and risk their lives should be given all the rights to take extreme decisions...
Jerry Jones reiterates support for Ezekiel Elliott
Under the personal conduct policy, a player can be disciplined even if he is not charged or found guilty by the justice system. Get daily prep sports headlines from the Gwinnett Daily Post staff delivered to your email.
Recall Reminder: Check Your Airbags
The organisation said five carmakers had admitted swopping airbags for identical devices in Australia as a temporary fix. The additional 2.7 million vehicles recalled include more than two million Fords and some Mazda and Nissan vehicles.
Fate unknown of Indians abducted in 2014
We have no substantial evidence that they were killed or they were still alive, so we can't say anything to you in that regard. When ISIS captured Mosul , Iraq's second largest city, in 2014, 40 Indians were known to be working in a factory there.
Emre Can to stay at Liverpool FC after 'good talks'
As shown above, Hull's nature of play seems to have forced Robertson to be highly reactive and defensive in approach. That's great for them, because as you might have read somewhere once or twice, the Reds need help in the back line.
SF/F Saturday: Women Can Be Doctors Too
Baker called Davison's remarks "absolute rubbish", remarking that the fans have "had 50 years of having a [male] role model". He went on and asked the fans to "give it a chance" and wait until they see Whittaker take on the iconic character.
WWE Battleground Results - 23 July 2017
We're hoping a decade will allow Randy and Jinder to learn from the mistakes of those before and build a pretty decent match. WWE Live landed in Wildwood, New Jersey, tonight for the last SmackDown Live house show before tomorrow's Battleground PPV.