Nissan and Nec in Joint Battery Research for Electric Vehicles
zogger Fri, 13 Apr 2007 18:30:18 PDT Mechanics
Nissan and Nec have announced they will jointly develop and produce advanced Lithium Ion batteries for the hybrid and electric vehicle market. The new company is called Automotive Energy Supply Corporation, and they expect to have products to market by 2009.
...NEC and NEC TOKIN bring expertise in cell technology and battery manufacturing; while Nissan will focus on the cell stack for real-world application in electric-powered vehicles. AESC’s core product will be advanced lithium-ion batteries for automotive application and the company will be fully responsible to market its products to other potential customers in the auto industry."...more at their press release