Toyota Looks to Magnesium Batteries

If you kept pace with the North American International Auto Show in Detroit last month, you would think that the future pinnacle of hybrid and electric cars is already upon us. But as Toyota continues to develop its green machines, it is looking to take the electric car to the next level. Here’s how.

It’s all in the battery
Hybrid electric and full electric cars both rely on one thing to transform them from gas-guzzling demons of the 20th century into the eco-friendly vehicles that will make our planet healthier for centuries to come: electricity. With that electricity comes the need for storage. After all, you can’t just pull electricity out of thin air (unless you’re in a lightning storm), right?

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