Lithium Technology Corporation has developed lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) cells which can greatly increase the fuel economy of hybrids. There are issues with safety, which mean Toyota are not yet ready to start using them.
Another way to increase a hybrid’s mileage is to get Solar Electric Vehicles’ fitted solar panel roofs.
Somewhere out there is the ideal combination of solar panelled garage and car, with high capacity batteries.
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