BMW Group and TMC Sign Lithium-ion Battery Collaborative Research Agreement

Posted on 30. Nov, 1999 by in BMW Canada

27.03.2012
BMW Group and TMC

BMW Group and TMC Sign Lithium-ion Battery
Collaborative Research Agreement

Tokyo/Munich. BMW Group and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announce that they have sealed an agreement on collaborative investigate in a margin of next-generation lithium-ion battery cells and have begun pronounced research. The agreement follows a chit of bargain concerning a mid-to-long-term partnership on next-generation environment-friendly vehicles and technologies announced by a dual companies on Dec 1, 2011.

The investigate plan being undertaken underneath a agreement is focusing on augmenting a opening and ability of lithium-ion battery cells by a use of new combinations of materials for cathodes, anodes and electrolytes.

In further to a collaborative investigate agreement between BMW Group and TMC, Toyota Motor Europe (TME), TMC’s European subsidiary, and BMW Group entered into a contract—also announced on Dec 1, 2011—under that BMW Group is to supply rarely fit 1.6 liter and 2.0 liter diesel engines to TME starting in 2014.

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