Volvo’s ‘Tomorrow’s Volvo Car’ project shows batteries shaped into body panels

September 25, 2010 by  
Filed under Eco, Eco Tech, Green

Eco Factor: Weight of EVs could be reduced by integrating batteries into body panels. In an effort to reduce the weight of electric cars and find a better place to install the power storage systems, Volvo has triggered a new project, christened the Tomorrow’s Volvo Car, which seeks the development of a car battery that can be built into the car’s body panels. The company is working on these car panel batteries as part of a three-year, 3.5 million Euro project started by the Imperial College in London.

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