Toyota and Panasonic to jointly make electric-car batteries, explore solid-state tech

By (Eric C. Evarts) Toyota has been a laggard in the race to transition to electric cars. The company was an early leader in fuel-efficient hybrids, but has since focused on developing fuel-cell vehicles, and executives have expressed skepticism about electric cars and lithium-ion batteries. Now in an effort to accelerate its move to …read more