Toshiba and Lithium Energy Japan to enter mass production of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles

Two big announcements came out from Japan this week in the field of Li-ion batteries. First, Toshiba announced the commercial launch of its Super Charge ion Batteries (SCiBs), due out by March 2008 for use in hybrid vehicles. Using a more thermally-stable cathode material and a high flashpoint elect...

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