Toyota is set to unveil a "game-changing" electric car with a solid-state battery. The miraculous specs claim it has a range of 300 miles — and can recharge completely in just ten minutes. Japanese carmaker Toyota is set to unveil what the media is calling a "game-changing" solid-state battery as soon as next year, Japanese financial newspaper Nikkei reports.
Such tech could allow electric cars of the future to drive over 300 miles on one charge and completely recharge in just ten minutes. If this technology comes to fruition, it will blow the competition out of the water. Stay tuned for more updates as they become available!
Solid-state batteries are seen as the Holy Grail of electric car battery technology. They're lighter, longer-lasting, and more stable than traditional lithium-ion batteries. Toyota's entry into the solid-state battery race could be a game-changer for the electric car industry.
If Toyota can mass-produce a solid-state battery that lives up to the hype, it could mean big things for the future of electric cars. How do solid-state batteries work? Solid-state batteries are made with a solid electrolyte instead of the liquid electrolyte found in traditional lithium-ion batteries. This makes them more stable and less likely to overheat or catch fire. Solid-state batteries are also lighter and longer-lasting than their lithium-ion counterparts.
When can we expect to see these game-changing batteries in electric cars? Toyota is set to unveil a prototype next year, according to Nikkei – potentially becoming the first automaker to show off a vehicle powered by a solid-state battery. If all goes well, we could see solid-state batteries in electric cars as early as 2020.
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Are you excited about the potential of solid-state batteries? Do you think Toyota will be able to mass-produce them successfully? Share your thoughts in the comments below!
Author: Christian Kromme
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