lithium-ion Prius

Toyota to launch Li-ion Prius in ’11

By / April 17, 2010

According to a Reuters story, Toyota will launch Prius hybrid minivans using lithium-ion batteries early next year. A lithium-ion battery can pack more electricity than a nickel-metal hydride counterpart, enabling a hybrid car to run longer on a single charge. Toyota plans to keep the price of the new Prius model at a level similar…

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