Toyota Developing Revolutionary Solid-State and Lithium-Air Electric Vehicle Batteries, Aims to Launch by 2020

March 15, 2013 by  
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Today’s lithium-ion batteries are expensive and bulky – which is why Toyota is currently developing two new types of ultra-efficient batteries to power its electric vehicles . Toyota is conducting research on solid-state batteries and lithium-air batteries that promise to be more compact and be able to store more energy than lithium-ion batteries – and the automaker plans to switch to these new technologies by 2020. Read the rest of Toyota Developing Revolutionary Solid-State and Lithium-Air Electric Vehicle Batteries, Aims to Launch by 2020 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: all-solid-state batteries , compact packaging of solid-state batteries , Lithium Polymer Battery , lithium-air batteries , lithium-air batteries store 50 times more energy than lithium-ion batteries , lithium-ion batteries , lithium-ion-phosphate , prius plug-in , RAV4 Electric Vehicle , size of lithium-ion batteries , Toyota

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Quimera’s New AEGT01 Racer Could be the Most Powerful Electric Car on Earth

August 22, 2011 by  
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Electric cars are about to get a whole lot tougher — as Quimera is set to unveil what could be “most powerful electric car on earth”. Their new, super fast AEGT01 electric muscle car uses high-power Lithium Polymer EIG battery packs to achieve over 1,000 lb feet of torque and a blazing top speed of 180 mph. The supercar is set to launch Quimera to the forefront of the electric vehicle market when it is unveiled next month at Motorland in Alcaniz, Spain. Read the rest of Quimera’s New AEGT01 Racer Could be the Most Powerful Electric Car on Earth Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: AEGT01 , eco design , electric race car , electric scooter , green design , Lithium Polymer EIG Battery , Quimera , sustainable design , UQM Motor

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Elegant No Glue No Screw Lamp is Made From Recycled Wood and a Chinese Lantern

August 22, 2011 by  
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Recently spotted at New Designers exhibition in London, this long and lean wooden lamp is made with neither glue nor screws. Designed by recent Plymouth University graduate Dan Murley , the design is made from pieces of scrap wood left over from the creation of a chair. The svelte wooden lamp was originally created with a shiny-blue recycled aluminum shade, but for the New Designers show it featured a recycled Chinese lantern that provides the piece with an exotic, yet minimal aesthetic. Read the rest of Elegant No Glue No Screw Lamp is Made From Recycled Wood and a Chinese Lantern Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , green lighting , green materials , lamp , lime wash , London , new designers 2011 , no glue no screw , plymouth university , recycling / compost , scrap wood , steam bending , Zero energy

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Range Rover E-Range: World’s first electric SUV makes its debut

July 16, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Electric Range Rover uses six Lithium Polymer batteries to run up to 200 miles. Bid goodbye to the gas-guzzling 4X4 and make way for the world’s first pure electric 4×4 that promises luxury, style an ecologically sustainable environment. Oxford-based Liberty Electric Cars have unveiled an electric Range Rover, whose production version goes on sale in the U.K.

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