Toyota sees solid-state batteries as EV bit gamers into the subsequent decade. Volkswagen reportedly appears to be like to Magna for assist with Scout. And would possibly an electrical Juke return to the U.S.? This and extra, right here at Green Car Reports.
Nissan on Monday confirmed that it’ll make the next-generation Nissan Leaf plus electrical variations of the Juke and Qashqai crossovers, at its U.Okay. manufacturing unit for the European market. With that, it confirmed the look of those upcoming fashions as taking after the Chill-Out, Hyper Punk, and Hyper Urban ideas, respectively.
Solid-state battery tech guarantees positive aspects in power density and charging, and their arrival could possibly be a game-changing second for the EV market. But based on current figures from Toyota, which is without doubt one of the leaders in creating the tech, it is going to stay in area of interest provide even by 2030—a lot that, by then, Toyota seems to see extra hydrogen fuel-cell automobiles than solid-state EVs.
And Volkswagen’s Scout EV model is reportedly planning to outsource the event of its upcoming electrical SUV and pickup to Austria’s Magna—the identical agency that builds the Mercedes G-Class, Jaguar I-Pace, and Fisker Ocean. These could possibly be the 2 merchandise set to be made in South Carolina in 2026, so it’s but unclear how Magna may also grow to be concerned in that.
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