BMW, Toyota Tie-Up Sees 'Big Steps' in EV Technology

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

According to BMW’s head of marketing, the partnership between BMW and Toyota has already led to “big steps” in battery technology for electric vehicles.

The two automakers are currently deciding how to best harness results that both BMW and Toyota believe will dramatically change the electric vehicle market. According to Robertson, the partnership has made big steps in battery performance and efficiency in the pursuit of making electric vehicles more attractive to consumers.

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In addition, the joint venture has also made progress in the hydrogen fuel-cell department, though the automakers cautioned that it’s a ways off due to infrastructure problems. As for the proposed sports car, it appears that though it’s being worked on, it’s “still too far off to be talked about.”

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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