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Toyota tests solar-powered Prius in quest for plugless electric car

09 September, 2019 8:53 pm 8:53 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – Inspired by new ultra-thin solar panels developed for satellites, a project led by Toyota Motor Corp is experimenting with a sun-powered Prius that it hopes will one day require no plugging in. In the Japanese government-funded demonstration project, Toyota engineers fitted solar panels designed by Sharp Corp to the hood, roof, rear … Read More


Nissan agrees to sell car battery unit to China’s Envision Group

08 August, 2018 9:11 am 9:11 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co said it agreed to sell its electric car battery unit to Chinese renewable energy firm Envision Group for an undisclosed sum. The announcement comes after Nissan canceled a potential $1 billion sale of the unit to GSR Capital last month, saying the Chinese investment firm lacked the funds to … Read More


Battery in fatal Florida Tesla crash reignited twice: NTSB report

06 June, 2018 10:16 am 10:16 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Tesla Inc Model S involved in a May 8 fatal high-speed crash in Florida reignited twice after firefighters extinguished a fire in the electric vehicle, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said in a preliminary report on Tuesday. The report said the vehicle was traveling 116 miles (187 km) per hour … Read More