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Prius Founder Questions of Electric Vehicles

Toyota Corp. Chairman Takeshi who helped develop the world’s popular hybrid-electric vehicle, the ability of pure electric to supplant petroleum-fueled vehicles of battery and charging challenges.

spoke to reporters after an at the Economic Club of Washington on 30. Howard Schneider writes according to Uchiyamada, the technical to better battery life and are real. and are not on the verge of disappearing.

There will need to be breakthroughs to see the age of electric vehicles” — one to the distance that cars can on a charge and one to reduce that time, he told the group.

those twin challenges, will continue to invest in on a next-generation battery, aimed for in 2020, that could hybrids even more or extend the range of fully vehicles beyond their few dozen miles on a charge.

Toyota’s commitment to hybrid-electric  is unwavering. In five years, could account for more half of the company’s U.S.

Jeff Siegel  of  Capital . a self-proclaimed long-time and fan of electric cars, writes Toyota’s hybrid’s dominate roads — capturing 70% of the hybrid market. Toyota the top three model lines for last year, according to as written  in  Fox News on Sept. 28.

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In California, the Prius was the top-selling last year, topping winners like the Toyota and Ford F-150 pickup, writes Johnson in the  Sacramento Journal  in July. Nevertheless, appears to agree with opinion on the future for EVs.

The chairman also gave his on three related topics: fuel cell vehicles, and cars.

Tesla  doesn’t present a challenge because its price is far too for the vehicle to become a widespread for gas.

Mike Ramsey of The Street Journa l wrote Uchiyamada’s  commitment to fuel technology: I personally expect a lot this hydrogen fuel cell If government and industry work this might be part of the solution, he said.  The of hydrogen fuel cell are that they create no but can be refueled quickly and have a similar to that of gasoline-powered writes Ramsey.

Uchiyamada is not convinced that driverless  and networked highways take over anytime That said, the company is things such as radar and object recognition to add new safety to its vehicles, he said, but the technology will allow cars to to each other and coordinate motions is far from proven.

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