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2 million new electric cars were sold during 2018

Electric vehicles provide an important end-use for renewable energy by allowing for the replacement of fossil fuels in certain transport applications. As the market share of EVs grows, they also support the integration of VRE by presenting options for demand-side response, for example through vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology.  The global stock of passenger EVs (electric cars) … Continue reading 2 million new electric cars were sold during 2018

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Egypt signs with EDF Suez, Toyota, Orascom to establish Gulf of Suez wind power plant

The Ministry of Electricity completed the final contract with the consortium of GDF Suez, Toyota, and Orascom to establish a wind power plant project with a capacity of 250 MW in the Gulf of Suez next month. The ministry agreed with the triple alliance to purchase energy produced from the plant, according to a senior … Continue reading Egypt signs with EDF Suez, Toyota, Orascom to establish Gulf of Suez wind power plant

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Toyota (TM) to Allow Royalty-Free Usage of FCV Patents

Toyota Motor Corporation has decided to share nearly 5,680 of its fuel cell vehicle (FCVs) related patented technologies (including those with pending applications) royalty-free, in an effort to make FCVs more popular. These include 1,970 patent licenses related to fuel cell stacks, 290 patent licenses related to high-pressure hydrogen tanks and 3,350 patent licenses related … Continue reading Toyota (TM) to Allow Royalty-Free Usage of FCV Patents

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Toyota Motor Corporation today revealed the exterior design and Japan pricing of its hydrogen fuel-cell sedan

First unveiled as a concept at last year’s Tokyo Motor Show, the car will launch in Japan before April next year, and preparations are underway for launches in the US and Europe during their summer of 2015. In Japan, the fuel-cell sedan will go on sale at Toyota and Toyopet dealerships, priced at approximately 7 … Continue reading Toyota Motor Corporation today revealed the exterior design and Japan pricing of its hydrogen fuel-cell sedan

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Toyota Unveils Wireless Charging System for Electric Vehicles

Wireless charging is nothing new, but Toyota has come awfully close to launching a version that can be used by the owners of electric cars everywhere. With this system all you need to do in order to charge your EV is park it. It’s not as simple as that, though. You need to park in … Continue reading Toyota Unveils Wireless Charging System for Electric Vehicles

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Japanese car makers to increase charging stations for electric vehicles

With the increase of electric vehicles on the road, drivers are also in need of accessible chargers for their electric cars. Led by Nissan Motor Co., other Japanese car makers – Honda, Mitsubishi, and Toyota – have agreed to collaborate on a project that will increase the number of electric car charges in the country, … Continue reading Japanese car makers to increase charging stations for electric vehicles

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Toyota, BMW Team Up on Green Battery

The new research effort hopes to produce lithium-air batteries that will provide more power than the lithium–ion batteries current used in hybrid and electric vehicles. BMW Group and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) are pursuing their successful strategic long-term cooperation in the field of sustainable mobility today by signing binding agreements aimed at long-term collaboration between … Continue reading Toyota, BMW Team Up on Green Battery

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Toyota working on sodium-ion batteries

Toyota has developed a new material that can significantly boost the capacity of sodium-ion batteries, the Nikkei business newspaper reports. The new positive electrode material could lead to the development of batteries that can power electric vehicles for 500 kilometers to 1,000 kilometers on a single charge. According to the report, the Japanese carmaker has … Continue reading Toyota working on sodium-ion batteries

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Panasonic to Supply Lithium-ion Batteries for Toyota

With growing environmental concerns and escalating oil prices, demand for rechargeable batteries for eco-friendly vehicles is expected to grow rapidly. Panasonic is building up its battery business to meet such demand. The company is already supplying nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) batteries for hybrid electric vehicles to a growing number of automotive manufactuers around the world, as … Continue reading Panasonic to Supply Lithium-ion Batteries for Toyota

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Toyota Investigating Vehicle-To-Grid (V2G) Technology

Along with Duke Energy and Energy Systems Network (ESN), the project will test and validate communication standards from the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) that are designed to govern EV/smart grid communications. Toyota Motor Corp. is leading a new pilot project in Indiana that will develop strategies for managing plug-in electric vehicle (EV) charging networks … Continue reading Toyota Investigating Vehicle-To-Grid (V2G) Technology

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Common Standard between Plug-in Cars, Charging Stations and Utilities

Toyota is partnering with Duke Energy and Energy Systems Network (ESN), the non-profit industry initiative that leads Project Plug-IN, for this effort. As plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) continue to gain consumer acceptance and market share, automotive companies, utilities and charging equipment providers are collaborating on common standards to seamlessly align vehicles, charging stations and … Continue reading Common Standard between Plug-in Cars, Charging Stations and Utilities

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