Toyota’s announcement about solid state battery with an increase of 20% range has created a lot of buzz recently. It claims to be able to have the first EV with this technology out by 2027, that can run for 745 miles and charge in 10 minutes or less. It unveiled that this “breakthrough technology” can half the size and cost of the battery. Toyota also said that a 2nd generation solid-state battery will be launched in early 2028 providing a 50% increase in range compared to 2026 Li-ion pack, potentially resulting in an impressive driving range of approximately 932 miles. However, nothing substantial has been revealed for the claims made as “breakthrough technology” as the Japanese company only said that it had simplified production of the material used to make it.

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