New Battery Pushes Prius to 125 MPG

A plug-in Prius that can average over 125 miles to the gallon has been unveiled by the Lithium Technology Corporation. This has been made possible by the companies new lithium iron phosphate cells, the largest available on the market today, coupled with a new battery management system.

"We are delighted to demonstrate and deliver the technology that the automotive industry has been searching for today," said Dr. Klaus Brandt, CEO of LTC. "While others have estimated up to a year to deliver the technology, we are proud to show the world that we have the technology and are committed to making hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles a reality for all consumers in the safest way."

:: Business Week :: Ministry of Tech

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