Category Archives: EV

NEDO, Sharp, and Toyota Cooperate to Test High-efficiency Solar-power Prius PHV During Late July

published: 2019-07-18 9:30 | editor | category: News
Toyota's plug-in hybrid PHV (photovoltaic hybrid vehicle) might have an upgrade. Recently, Sharp, Toyota and the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) in Japan worked together on a new Prius PHV project. They upgraded the demo car to 34% ultra-high conversion efficiency PV panels. They plan for the demo car to go on public road trials by late July. ...  more

Akasol to Build a Major Battery Plant in the U.S.

published: 2019-07-09 15:00 | editor | category: News
German battery firm Akasol has announced plans to invest 2 million euros for the construction of a factory near Detroit to produce automotive batteries for electric trucks and buses. The factory’s projected annual capacity is estimated at around 400 MWh.  ...  more