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    Toyota plans to use solid-state batteries to enable longer-range EVs with fast-charging

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    We reported on how Toyota is late to the electric car revolution just yesterday. While the Japanese automaker doesn’t seem to have many EVs in the pipeline, it has now confirmed that it plans to be among the first automakers to commercialize electric cars using new solid-state batteries. more…

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    Now that car in the picture looks stunning!!

    Are Japanese automakers competing for ugliest car award?
     
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      The Toyota design team has gone completely off the rails!

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        Well, if it has SS batteries, then it has to have goofy looks to go with it.
         
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          It reminds me of the Phoenix van from the 1980's. :D

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            Some one thought we are not meeting our cd target of .3 or above so lets add something to increase drag?

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            I know I shouldn't, but every time I hear "solid state" batteries, I think of non-solid state batteries having enclosed vacuum tubes...

            Guess I'm old school... :)
             
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              That is so funny!

              We go through same cycles, I guess.
               
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              The doors are nonfunctional, the ladders are for getting in through the sun roof.
               
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