Samsung Will Make Lithium-Ion Batteries Specifically For Electric Cars

The company Sony announced that it will start making lithium-ion batteries specifically for electric cars and hybrids “from the middle of this decade”.A Sony VP said his company expects demand for such batteries to grow drastically in the years to come, adding Samsung is ready to build dedicated plants in Japan and elsewhere if necessary.The first battery prototype for electric vehicles has measures 257 x 182mm and a long life. Sony has already started offering its batteries to major electric car makers in Japan and elsewhere.