Toyota and Suzuki lay out details of collaboration

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Toyota Motor Corporation and Suzuki Motor Corporation have agreed to begin considering concrete collaboration in new fields. Toyota and Suzuki have been considering the concrete details of such collaboration since having concluded a memorandum of understanding toward business partnership in February 2017. For the new collaborative business, Toyota will supply THS (Toyota Hybrid System) to Suzuki. For its part, Suzuki’s strength is in compact vehicles and powertrains.

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Toyota and Suzuki to start discussing joint projects for technological development, vehicle production, and market development; India and Africa

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Toyota Motor Corporation and Suzuki Motor Corporation (Suzuki) agreed to start discussing new joint projects in the fields of technological development, vehicle production, and market development. Topics under discussion include: Denso Corporation and Toyota to provide Suzuki with technological support for a compact, ultrahigh-efficiency powertrain to be developed by Suzuki. Or, as I like to say, Suzuki is a company that puts into practice being “The Best in Town.”

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Toyota and Suzuki partnering on EVs in India

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Toyota Motor and Suzuki Motor have concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on moving forward in considering a cooperative structure for introducing electric vehicles (EVs) in the Indian market in around 2020. Specifically, Suzuki will produce EVs for the Indian market and will supply some to Toyota, while Toyota is to provide technical support.

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Suzuki, Toshiba and Denso to form JV to produce automotive Li-ion battery packs in India

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Suzuki Motor Corporation, Toshiba Corporation, and Denso Corporation have reached basic agreement on establishing a joint venture company for production of automotive lithium-ion battery packs in India, and signed the agreement. million), with the planned participation ratio of Suzuki 50%, Toshiba 40% and Denso 10% respectively. The battery pack manufacturing joint venture by the three companies will provide a stable supply of lithium-ion battery packs in India.

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London police trialing Suzuki Burgman fuel cell scooters; first trial outside of Japan

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The London Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has begun a trial to test Suzuki Burgman hydrogen-powered scooters. The MPS is the only organization outside of Japan that Suzuki has approached to undertake such a trial.

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Suzuki selects Hitachi Automotive’s Li-ion battery module for new Swift hybrids

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Suzuki Motor has selected Hitachi Automotive Systems’ lithium-ion battery module for the new Swift Hybrid SG and Swift Hybrid SL; the new models were launched on 12 July 2017. The lithium-ion battery module features high performance and reliable battery cells combined into a single unit with a voltage detection substrate for detecting voltage in the battery cells. Suzuki’s hybrid system combines a Motor Generator Unit (MGU) with the Auto Gear Shift (AGS).

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Sanyo Supplying Li-ion Batteries for Suzuki Swift Plug-in Hybrid

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Sanyo Electric recently announced an agreement with Suzuki Motor to supply lithium-ion battery systems for the Swift Plug-in Hybrid. Suzuki has already announced its intention to start manufacturing the vehicles. kWh Li-ion battery pack. The new model will serve as a demonstration experiment and the experiment will be implemented at Suzuki dealers from this autumn.

Report: Suzuki to introduce Swift-based PHEV in 2013

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The Nikkei reports that Suzuki Motor Corp. The car, to be a remodeled version of the Swift hatchback, will use a small lithium-ion battery capable of powering it for about 30 km (19 miles) on a full charge, according to the report. Suzuki introduced the Swift Plug-in Hybrid at the Tokyo Motor Show in 2009 as a concept ( earlier post ), and gained type approval from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism in 2010 ( earlier post ).

Air Products and Suzuki Shokan jointly to develop hydrogen fueling for Japan’s material handling market

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Air Products and Suzuki Shokan, an industrial gas company based in Tokyo, will work together on the design, construction and operation of hydrogen fueling stations for use in fueling the material handling vehicle market in Japan. Air Products and Suzuki Shokan will take Air Products’ proven hydrogen fueling technology and work jointly to make any needed infrastructure modifications in order to meet Japanese laws and regulations.

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Suzuki to introduce hybrid

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The old adage states that two heads are better than one - and that’s what Suzuki and General Motors are determined to prove with their next generation hybrid system. The vehicle will use small but high capacity lithium-ion batteries and should get 20 per cent better mileage than comparable petrol powered cars. According to Suzuki, the fuel economy will be competitive with either choice. Suzuki also plans to introduce a smaller hybrid equivalent with a 1.3

Intelligent Energy unveils next-generation, integrated, compact fuel cell power unit; developed with Suzuki

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The technology has been developed in collaboration with the Suzuki Motor Corporation. Rated for continuous operation at 3.9kW and capable of providing in excess of 4kW for short periods, the power unit has been designed as a prime-mover power source for smaller fuel cell electric vehicles and also as a range extender for larger vehicles, offering a zero-emission alternative to conventional internal combustion engines and to address range anxiety with battery-only electric vehicles.

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Toyota to sell electric cars in China, use Suzuki EVs in India, from 2020: report

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Toyota made its future battery-electric car project public this past April after an "agonizing" decision to depart from its sole focus on a future powered by hydrogen fuel cells as its sole zero-emission vehicle technology. China India Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Suzuki Introduces Concept Burgman Fuel-Cell Scooter at Tokyo Show

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At the Tokyo Motor Show, Suzuki introduced its concept Burgman Fuel-Cell Scooter, based on technologies from the Crosscage concept motorcycle that it displayed at the 2007 Tokyo Motor Show ( earlier post ), thereby realizing a more practical and accessible fuel-cell bike. The air-cooled PEM fuel cell—made by UK-based Intelligent Energy, Suzuki’s partner in other fuel cell efforts—is fueled by a 70 MPa (10,000 psi) hydrogen tank (the highest-pressure tank used on a bike thus far).

Suzuki introduces hybrid concept version of Kizashi at New York show

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American Suzuki Motor Corporation (ASMC) unveiled a gasoline-electric concept variant of its Kizashi sedan at the company’s 2011 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) press conference. kWh air-cooled lithium-ion battery.

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Panasonic Group to supply electric drive system for Suzuki Electric Scooter

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The Panasonic Group will supply its electric drive system for Suzuki Motor Corporation’s e-Let’s electric scooter, to be released in January 2012 in Japan. The electric drive system consists of four components: a high performance in-wheel motor; a high efficiency control circuit primarily developed by the Panasonic Group; an electric motor battery system using consumer-use lithium-ion batteries; and.

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Toshiba making SCiB battery business an independent unit; higher energy density batteries with titanium niobium oxide anodes for EVs

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Toshiba Corporation is taking its SCiB rechargeable battery business from Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation (TISS) to make it an independent business unit within Toshiba. Batteries Electric (Battery

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Suzuki Swift Plug-in Hybrid Gains Type Approval from Japanese Government; To Dealers in the Autumn for Testing

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Suzuki Motor Corporation’s newly developed Swift Plug-in Hybrid, unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show in 2009 as a concept ( earlier post ), gained type approval from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism on 12 May. kWh Li-ion battery pack.

2010 96

Suzuki to showcase fuel cell and plug-in hybrid concepts

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Suzuki is set to exhibit two new exciting green car concepts at the Tokyo Motor Show later this month, a Swift with Plug-in Hybrid system and an SX4 Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV). Tags: Electric cars Fuel Cells Suzuki fuell cell hybrid japan new

Study finds crystallinity reduces resistance in all-solid-state batteries

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Reducing electrical resistance at the interface of a solid- electrolyte and electrode (solid-electrolyte/electrode) is crucial for the development of fast charge/discharge solid-state Li batteries. We stress here that the Li-ion pathway is defined in this thin-film battery.

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Suzuki To Introduce Hybrid Kizashi In N America In 2011; Hybrid System Reportedly Co-Developed with GM

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During its recent introduction of the new mid-size Kizashi sedan at the end of July, Suzuki said that it was developing a hybrid version to be added to the lineup in the future. Kizashi is slated to begin sales in North America later this year as a 2010 model; Suzuki introduced a concept Kizashi at the New York Auto Show in 2008. Suzuki and GM are developing a next-generation hybrid system that uses small but high-capacity lithium-ion batteries.

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Maruti Suzuki Delivers 10 SX4 Hybrids and 4 Eeco Charge Electric Concepts for Commonwealth Games

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Maruti Suzuki, India’s car market leader, recently provided 10 SX4 Hybrid and 4 Eeco Charge EV concepts for the use at the Commonwealth Games , running in Delhi 3-14 October. The hybrid system used in the SX4 Hybrid features an electric motor and twin clutch arrangement with Lithium-ion battery technology. Powered by a 50kW motor and a 24 kWh Lithium-ion battery, it offers a full-charge driving range of around 100 km (61 miles) and has a top speed of 100 km/h.

2010 68

Suzuki to Show Plug-in Hybrid Variant of Swift, Fuel Cell Variant of SX4 at Toyota Motor Show

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At the Tokyo Motor Show next week, Suzuki will show three concept cars: an all-new Alto Concept for the minivehicle segment; a new Swift Plug-in Hybrid concept; and the SX4-FCV fuel cell vehicle, shown earlier in 2008. The Swift Plug-in offers a battery-powered range of about 20 km (12 miles).

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Demand for battery electric vehicles in Europe doubles in July; growth driven by Tesla and Renault

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Other solid performers in July included the Mercedes A-Class, Mini, Skoda Karoq, Audi Q3, Skoda Kodiaq, Suzuki Vitara, Jeep Renegade, Toyota RAV4, Mercedes B-Class and Hyundai Kona—where one in four registrations came from its electric model.

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Japan researchers develop all-solid-state batteries with low resistance at electrode/solid electrolyte interface

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A team from Tohoku University and Tokyo Tech have addressed one of the major disadvantages of all-solid-state batteries by developing batteries with a low resistance at their electrode/solid electrolyte interface. cm 2 in solid-state Li batteries with Li(Ni 0.5

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Tokyo Tech team develops low-cost germanium-free solid electrolyte for Li-ion batteries

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Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology have devised a low-cost, scalable approach to developing all-solid-state batteries, improving prospects for scaling up the technology for widespread use in electric vehicles, communications and other industrial applications. Batteries Solid-state

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Stanford, CMU, MIT team reviews challenges to practical implementation of solid-state Li-ion batteries

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Toyota, which has been working on solid-state batteries for EVs for a number of years ( earlier post ), is in the news with a report by the Wall Street Journal that it will be ready to commercialize a solid-state battery by 2022. Batteries

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Japan researchers develop two new lithium superionic conductors for high-performance solid-state batteries

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The scientists synthesized two crystal materials that show great promise as lithium superionic conductors for use as solid electrolytes for Li-ion batteries. Two cells based on the novel solid electrolytes performed very well in trials in comparison with lithium-ion batteries.

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Japan researchers propose trilithium niobate as high-energy cathode for Li-ion batteries

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A team of researchers in Japan, including colleagues from the R&D Center at batter-maker GS Yuasa, are exploring Li 3 NbO 4 -based (trilithium niobate) materials as new and promising electrode materials for high-energy rechargeable lithium batteries.

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Researchers use bacterial biogeneous iron oxide particles as anode material for Li-ion batteries

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Researchers in Japan report in a paper in the journal ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces that amorphous Fe 3+ -based oxide nanoparticles produced by Leptothrix ochracea , an aquatic bacteria living worldwide, show a potential as an Fe 3+ /Fe 0 conversion anode material for lithium-ion batteries. Batteries High-magnification SEM images of L- BIOX. Right. Discharge?charge charge curves at 33.3 mA/g (0.05 C) between 0.5 and 3.0 Insets show the cycle-life performance.

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JATO: global vehicle sales fall by 39% in March; electrified vehicles up to 17.4% new registration market share in Europe

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The positive results came as a result of more electrified vehicles from Mercedes (+44%), Volkswagen (+240%), BMW (+15%), Hyundai (+25%), Volvo (+79%), and Suzuki, among others. All OEMs discontinued smaller diesel engines which was particularly difficult for the industry as high levels of sales came from diesel—Maruti Suzuki shifted to gasoline and CNG when 20% of their sales previously came from diesel engines. COVID-19 Electric (Battery) Market Background Sales

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New passenger car registrations down 7.3% in Germany in January, but BEVs up 61.2% to account for 3% of all new reg

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Suzuki (-56.0%), Subaru (-53.9%), Dacia (-42.3%) and Mazda (-36.9%) recorded the largest losses, with most new registrations not being recorded despite a loss of -2.5% Electric (Battery) Europe Hybrids Plug-ins Sales

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JATO: electrified vehicles 13% of new car reg in Europe in January 2020; electrified vehicles only growth-driver

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By brand, these cars represented an important part of the volume registered by Smart (96%), Lexus and Toyota (95% and 66% respectively), DS (42%), Suzuki (41%) and Land Rover (37%). Electric (Battery) Europe Hybrids Market Background Sales

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Sanyo Completes New Factory for Automotive Li-ion Batteries; Initial Capacity of 1M Cells Per Month

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has completed its new factory for automotive lithium-ion batteries in its Kasai Plant (Kasai city, Hyogo prefecture, Japan.) Sanyo has already been supplying nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) batteries for hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) to Ford, Honda and Volkswagen, and co-developing NiMH batteries with PSA Peugeot Citroën. In addition, Sanyo is co-developing lithium-ion batteries for hybrids (HEVs) with the Volkswagen group. Sanyo Electric Co.,

JATO: new car average CO2 emissions highest in Europe since 2014; slow EV uptake insufficient to counter fewer diesels and more SUVs

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At group level, Nissan Group, Renault Group, Mitsubishi and Suzuki posted average emissions lower than the total market’s average of 121.8 Behavior Electric (Battery) Emissions Europe Fuel Efficiency Regulations

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JATO: 2018 record year for EVs; sales up 74% to 1.26M units; overall market stable, as SUVs rule

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2018 marked a record year for the sale of battery-powered electric vehicles, according to data from JATO Dynamics. Electric (Battery) Market Background SalesPassenger electric cars recorded 1.26 million sales throughout the year, up by 74% (about 1.5% of total global sales).

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A123 Systems and IHI Corporation Sign Joint Marketing Agreement to Develop Advanced Battery Technology Business in Japan

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Li-ion battery maker A123 Systems and IHI Corporation have entered into a collaborative business development agreement to serve potential customers in the Japanese transportation, industrial and marine markets. With more than 24,000 employees around the world and over 155 years of history, IHI customers include major Japanese car makers Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Mazda, Suzuki and Mitsubishi.

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50,000 Fleet Vehicles Ordered

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Suzuki Gran Vitara A t least, that is what Nicholas Kristof of the NY Times has suggested in his belief that Plug-Ins are today's answer to tomorrow's needs.

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Diesel car registrations in Europe in 2017 down 7.9%; SUV sales up 19.5%; AFVs up 46% but share still low

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Thanks to the C-HR and Ignis, Toyota and Suzuki were the best performing groups of the year, with volume increasing by 12.4% Diesel Electric (Battery) Europe Hybrids SalesIn Europe, diesel car registrations fell by 7.9% million units in 2017, representing just 43.7% of market share—the lowest for the segment in the last decade, according to figures from JATO Dynamics.

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Nissan LEAF best selling car in Norway in October

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In October, the battery-electric family car outsold all of its internal combustion engine, hybrid and electric rivals, posting 716 units for 5.6% Suzuki SX4. The Nissan LEAF has for the first time claimed the number one spot in Norway’s passenger car sales chart. of the total passenger vehicle market. The LEAF is the fourth best-seller in the Norwegian market for 2013 to date, with 3,755 units sold for 3.2% of the market.

CAM/PwC name Volkswagen Group most innovative global automotive company, Mercedes-Benz most innovative brand

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Renault Group; PSA Peugeot Citroën; Suzuki Motor Corp.; Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Driver Assistance Systems Electric (Battery) Fuel Efficiency Plug-ins Vehicle Manufacturers Vehicle Systems Top spot went to Volkswagen Group, followed by Daimler, BMW, GM and Toyota.

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Automakers agree on common plug to recharge electric vehicles

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The benefit of a higher voltage connector has nothing to do with the speed at which the battery will charge it has to do with the conductor size.

Electric Car Company Aurica Motors Enters Two Partnerships for Manufacturing Training and Engineering

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Electric car company Aurica Motors, which plans to retool the NUMMI plant in California to build not only electric cars but compatible battery charging stations ( earlier post ), has entered two partnerships in support of its mission. Aurica intends to have swappable batteries charged with solar and wind power, and will need employees with renewable energy expertise as well as knowledge of electric car manufacturing.

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Researchers develop microwave-driven, energy-efficient process for magnesium production

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Magnesium has the highest strength-to-weight ratio of the structural metals; as such, it is attractive for use in transportation as well as in sustainable battery technologies (e.g, Yuji Wada, Satoshi Fujii, Eiichi Suzuki, Masato M.

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