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Toshiba Debuts N-ch MOSFET for Lithium-ion Battery Protection Circuits

Features Low ON-Resistance and Low Capacitance in a High Radiation Performance Package
By Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc.
Published: Thursday, Jul. 25, 2013 – 7:04 am

IRVINE, Calif., July 25, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ — Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., (TAEC)*, a committed leader that collaborates with technology companies to create breakthrou More

Features Low ON-Resistance and Low Capacitance in a High Radiation Performance Package
By Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc.
Published: Thursday, Jul. 25, 2013 – 7:04 am

IRVINE, Calif., July 25, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ — Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., (TAEC)*, a committed leader that collaborates with technology companies to create breakthrou More

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Toshiba Launches Li-Ion Battery Charger Integrated Circuit

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. launched its first high-current USB ready Li-Ion battery charger integrated circuit with a fast charging current up to 2.0A.

According to a release, Toshiba’s new TC7710WBG charger IC is manufactured in the company’s 0.13um mixed-signal process technology to achieve cost, power and form-factor efficiencies for optimum charging of batt More

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. launched its first high-current USB ready Li-Ion battery charger integrated circuit with a fast charging current up to 2.0A.

According to a release, Toshiba’s new TC7710WBG charger IC is manufactured in the company’s 0.13um mixed-signal process technology to achieve cost, power and form-factor efficiencies for optimum charging of batt More

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Toshiba Launches Li-ion Battery Monitor Chipset for Automotive Applications

New Monitoring IC Supports up to 16 Cells Per One IC; Helps Reduce Costs and Simplifies Design of Battery Monitor Systems in Hybrid and Electric Cars

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Toshiba America Electronic Component, Inc. (TAEC)*, Corp., a committed leader that collaborates with technology companies to create break through designs, today announced its Li-ion battery m More

New Monitoring IC Supports up to 16 Cells Per One IC; Helps Reduce Costs and Simplifies Design of Battery Monitor Systems in Hybrid and Electric Cars

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Toshiba America Electronic Component, Inc. (TAEC)*, Corp., a committed leader that collaborates with technology companies to create break through designs, today announced its Li-ion battery m More

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Japan: Honda selects Toshiba SCiB Rechargeable Battery for Fit EV

Japanese automaker Honda Motor has selected Toshiba for its SCiB rechargeable battery which will be equipped in the new electric car, the Fit EV which was unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Toshiba will supply battery modules for the new vehicle, which the Japanese automaker will launch in summer 2012 in Japan and the US.

The SciB battery for the FIT EV was developed with Honda a More

Japanese automaker Honda Motor has selected Toshiba for its SCiB rechargeable battery which will be equipped in the new electric car, the Fit EV which was unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Toshiba will supply battery modules for the new vehicle, which the Japanese automaker will launch in summer 2012 in Japan and the US.

The SciB battery for the FIT EV was developed with Honda a More

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USA: The Battery Show brings strategic insights, technologies to Michigan’s rapidly-growing industry

Registration now open for the Oct. 25-27 advanced battery expo and conference

NOVI, Mich., Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Tackling the business and technology hurdles that define the competitive and constantly evolving $30 billion energy storage industry is no easy task. Strategic decisions require careful consideration, as many can make or break a business. The Battery Show, to be held More

Registration now open for the Oct. 25-27 advanced battery expo and conference

NOVI, Mich., Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Tackling the business and technology hurdles that define the competitive and constantly evolving $30 billion energy storage industry is no easy task. Strategic decisions require careful consideration, as many can make or break a business. The Battery Show, to be held More

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Japan: TOSHIBA’S INNOVATIVE LED LAMPS EARN ENERGY STAR® LABEL

Toshiba International Corporation, July 13, 2011 – Toshiba International Corporation announced today that twenty of its long-lasting, high quality, energy-efficient LED lamps have received the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Energy Star® label. An Energy Star qualified LED lamp uses up to 75% less energy and lasts at least 15 times longer than comparable incandescent lighting. More

Toshiba International Corporation, July 13, 2011 – Toshiba International Corporation announced today that twenty of its long-lasting, high quality, energy-efficient LED lamps have received the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Energy Star® label. An Energy Star qualified LED lamp uses up to 75% less energy and lasts at least 15 times longer than comparable incandescent lighting. More

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United States: Smart Grid And The Importance Of Intellectual Property

The U.S. power grid has more than 300,000 miles of sprawling transmission lines that weave throughout the country, and the Department of Energy gives it a 99.97% reliability rating. Yet despite the sheer size of the system, a few outages can cost Americans at least $150 billion dollars annually.

Electricity has to be used the moment it’s generated. A power plant cannot store a surplus More

The U.S. power grid has more than 300,000 miles of sprawling transmission lines that weave throughout the country, and the Department of Energy gives it a 99.97% reliability rating. Yet despite the sheer size of the system, a few outages can cost Americans at least $150 billion dollars annually.

Electricity has to be used the moment it’s generated. A power plant cannot store a surplus More

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Japan: Mitsubishi i-MIEV to Get 80% Charge in 15 Minutes [Mitsubishi Will BE Using Toshiba SCiB Battery For Rapid Charging]

Mitsubishi is planning to incorporate fast-charging Toshiba SCIB batteries on the i-MIEV….
The problem with electric vehicles is that you usually need to wait a few hours before the battery gets enough charge for decent range. With Toshiba’s Super Charge Ion Batteries, though, batteries can be charged in as quickly as 15 minutes.

Mitsubishi is planning to use this quick-charge More

Mitsubishi is planning to incorporate fast-charging Toshiba SCIB batteries on the i-MIEV….
The problem with electric vehicles is that you usually need to wait a few hours before the battery gets enough charge for decent range. With Toshiba’s Super Charge Ion Batteries, though, batteries can be charged in as quickly as 15 minutes.

Mitsubishi is planning to use this quick-charge More

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Japan/USA: Toshiba to Supply Automotive Inverters for Ford’s HEV and PHEV from 2012

Establishing mass production line at plant in Mie Prefecture in Japan

Tokyo, Japan – Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that the company has been selected by the Ford Motor Company to supply automotive inverters for hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV). Ford plans to start mass production of new models of both kinds of vehicle in 2012.< More

Establishing mass production line at plant in Mie Prefecture in Japan

Tokyo, Japan – Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that the company has been selected by the Ford Motor Company to supply automotive inverters for hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV). Ford plans to start mass production of new models of both kinds of vehicle in 2012.< More

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Japan: Toshiba SCiB to be used in Mitsubishi i-MiEV, recharge to 80 percent in just 15 minutes

16 Jun, 2011

TOKYO, JAPAN -Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that its SCiB™ battery has been selected by Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (TOKYO: 7211) to power two new models of electric vehicles (EV), the i-MiEV and MINICAB-MiEV. The SCiB™ is Toshiba’s breakthrough rechargeable lithium-ion battery that combines high levels of safety with a long life, rapid charging More

16 Jun, 2011

TOKYO, JAPAN -Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that its SCiB™ battery has been selected by Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (TOKYO: 7211) to power two new models of electric vehicles (EV), the i-MiEV and MINICAB-MiEV. The SCiB™ is Toshiba’s breakthrough rechargeable lithium-ion battery that combines high levels of safety with a long life, rapid charging More

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Japan: Disaster in Japan Batters Suppliers

Disaster in Japan Batters Suppliers
Alex Hofford/European Pressphoto Agency

A search-and-rescue operation on Sunday at a Sony warehouse at a port in Sendai, Japan. The area was near the quake’s epicenter and suffered heavy damage.
By MIGUEL HELFT and NICK More

Disaster in Japan Batters Suppliers
Alex Hofford/European Pressphoto Agency

A search-and-rescue operation on Sunday at a Sony warehouse at a port in Sendai, Japan. The area was near the quake’s epicenter and suffered heavy damage.
By MIGUEL HELFT and NICK More

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UA/Japan: Atterro Human Capital Group Awarded Three-Year Contract with Toshiba International Corporation

A national provider of human capital services, today, announces a partnership which will aid Toshiba International in manufacturing hybrid electrical vehicles.

MINNEAPOLIS — Atterro Human Capital Group, national provider of diversified human capital services, has announced the award of a three-year agreement to provide talent acquisition and contingent workforce management services to More

A national provider of human capital services, today, announces a partnership which will aid Toshiba International in manufacturing hybrid electrical vehicles.

MINNEAPOLIS — Atterro Human Capital Group, national provider of diversified human capital services, has announced the award of a three-year agreement to provide talent acquisition and contingent workforce management services to More

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Report: Mitsubishi to use Toshiba Li-ion battery in Minicab MiEV

TOKYO (Reuters) – Mitsubishi Motors Corp will use Toshiba Corp’s lithium-ion batteries in a small electric vehicle for business use which is set to go on sale in the autumn, the Nikkei business daily said on Friday.

The carmaker, which worked with GS Yuasa Corp to produce lithium-ion batteries for its i-MiEV electric passenger car, chose the Toshiba battery for the new Minicab M More

TOKYO (Reuters) – Mitsubishi Motors Corp will use Toshiba Corp’s lithium-ion batteries in a small electric vehicle for business use which is set to go on sale in the autumn, the Nikkei business daily said on Friday.

The carmaker, which worked with GS Yuasa Corp to produce lithium-ion batteries for its i-MiEV electric passenger car, chose the Toshiba battery for the new Minicab M More

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Thomson Reuters Releases Report on the State of Global Innovation

Aerospace increases 25%; semiconductor decreases 9% in analysis of leading technology areas

EAGAN, MN, USA, Jan. 12, 2011 – Innovation levels, as measured by patent volume, shifted across 12 major technology areas from 2009 to 2010, according to the second annual analysis of world patent activity published by the IP Solutions business of Thomson Reuters. The 2010 Innovation Report: Twelve More

Aerospace increases 25%; semiconductor decreases 9% in analysis of leading technology areas

EAGAN, MN, USA, Jan. 12, 2011 – Innovation levels, as measured by patent volume, shifted across 12 major technology areas from 2009 to 2010, according to the second annual analysis of world patent activity published by the IP Solutions business of Thomson Reuters. The 2010 Innovation Report: Twelve More

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Honda Starts Electric Vehicle Testing Program with Kumamoto Prefecture


December 24, 2010 – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced its plan on the ongoing cooperation with Kumamoto Prefecture on Electric Vehicle Testing Program for next-generation personal mobility products, including electric vehicles (EVs), plug-in hybrid vehicles, electric scooters and More


December 24, 2010 – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced its plan on the ongoing cooperation with Kumamoto Prefecture on Electric Vehicle Testing Program for next-generation personal mobility products, including electric vehicles (EVs), plug-in hybrid vehicles, electric scooters and More

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Japan’s Electronic and Auto Giants Investing in Lithium-Ion Batteries

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Tokyo – (PanOrient News) Anticipating steady growth in demand for pure electric and hybrid cars over the next 10 years, Japanese manufacturers of lithium-ion batteries are investing heavily in new production facilities.

Since 2009 they have spent more than $3 billion in Japan and, counting low-interest loa More

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Tokyo – (PanOrient News) Anticipating steady growth in demand for pure electric and hybrid cars over the next 10 years, Japanese manufacturers of lithium-ion batteries are investing heavily in new production facilities.

Since 2009 they have spent more than $3 billion in Japan and, counting low-interest loa More

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Honda Uses Toshiba Lithium-Ion Batteries in Test Version of Electric Car


Honda Motor Co. is using lithium-ion batteries made by Toshiba Corp. in a test version of its electric car, expanding upon a supply agreement for electric scooters.

Honda’s joint venture with Kyoto-based GS Yuasa Corp. will supply lithium-ion batteries for its hybrid cars, including a More


Honda Motor Co. is using lithium-ion batteries made by Toshiba Corp. in a test version of its electric car, expanding upon a supply agreement for electric scooters.

Honda’s joint venture with Kyoto-based GS Yuasa Corp. will supply lithium-ion batteries for its hybrid cars, including a More

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Toshiba aims to apply its samarium-cobalt (SmCo) magnets

The Nikkei reports that Toshiba aims to apply its samarium-cobalt (SmCo) magnets to consumer electronics within one year and also hopes to commercialize them for electric vehicles. By using samarium, a rare-earth metal in ample supply in Australia and the US, Toshiba would avoid reliance on dysprosium, a rare-earth metal almost entirely supplied by China.

Samarium-cobalt magnets are som More

The Nikkei reports that Toshiba aims to apply its samarium-cobalt (SmCo) magnets to consumer electronics within one year and also hopes to commercialize them for electric vehicles. By using samarium, a rare-earth metal in ample supply in Australia and the US, Toshiba would avoid reliance on dysprosium, a rare-earth metal almost entirely supplied by China.

Samarium-cobalt magnets are som More

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Reportlinker Adds Global Electric Vehicles Industry

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ — Reportlinker.com announces that a new market
research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Electric Vehicles Industry

http://www.reportlinker.com/p092457/Global-Electric-Vehicles-Industry.html

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Electric Vehicles in Thousands of
Units by the following product segments: Batte More

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ — Reportlinker.com announces that a new market
research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Electric Vehicles Industry

http://www.reportlinker.com/p092457/Global-Electric-Vehicles-Industry.html

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Electric Vehicles in Thousands of
Units by the following product segments: Batte More

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Competition for Lithium Battery Technology Heating Up


Toshiba Corp (TYO:6502) is targeting more than 10 percent of the rechargeable battery market share in five years, with an ambitious eye for a considerable distribution of the surging but highly competitive sector.

Toshiba’s strategy to help boost the company’s growth and weather the impac More


Toshiba Corp (TYO:6502) is targeting more than 10 percent of the rechargeable battery market share in five years, with an ambitious eye for a considerable distribution of the surging but highly competitive sector.

Toshiba’s strategy to help boost the company’s growth and weather the impac More

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Toshiba Develops 60Ah Li-ion Battery Cell


Toshiba Corp announced Sept 29, 2010, that it has developed a prismatic cell with a capacity of 60Ah as a lithium-ion (Li-ion) rechargeable battery targeted at photovoltaic systems and electric vehicles.

The company plans to start shipping samples within fiscal 2010.

Though Toshiba d More


Toshiba Corp announced Sept 29, 2010, that it has developed a prismatic cell with a capacity of 60Ah as a lithium-ion (Li-ion) rechargeable battery targeted at photovoltaic systems and electric vehicles.

The company plans to start shipping samples within fiscal 2010.

Though Toshiba d More

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4EVRiders.org: Companies, People, and Events to Watch in the EV and Plug-in Hybrid Markets.

Companies, people and events to watch
4EVRiders.org JulY 2010 Newsletter: Issue No. 0002

  • Overview: USA Electrification Coalition Report
  • Companies To watch
    1. EV
      • Mitssubitshi i MiEV (2009), More

        Companies, people and events to watch
        4EVRiders.org JulY 2010 Newsletter: Issue No. 0002

      • Overview: USA Electrification Coalition Report
      • Companies To watch
        1. EV
          • Mitssubitshi i MiEV (2009), More

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  • Car Makers Eye Toshiba Tech Breakthrough


    (Discover) Is this battery the one? Toshiba’s Super-Charge Ion Batteries, which reportedly lose hardly any capacity after thousands of charges, could be coming to cars next year.

    As Slashdot noted today, this battery technology has been a long time coming. In 2007 Toshiba announced the cr More


    (Discover) Is this battery the one? Toshiba’s Super-Charge Ion Batteries, which reportedly lose hardly any capacity after thousands of charges, could be coming to cars next year.

    As Slashdot noted today, this battery technology has been a long time coming. In 2007 Toshiba announced the cr More

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    Toshiba, Mitsubishi bring SCiB batteries to electric cars


    Toshiba Corp. and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. are collaborating to bring the SCiB battery to electric vehicles (EV). The SCiB is Toshiba’s breakthrough rechargeable Li-ion battery that combines high levels of safety with a long life and rapid recharging, characteristics that make it highly suited More


    Toshiba Corp. and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. are collaborating to bring the SCiB battery to electric vehicles (EV). The SCiB is Toshiba’s breakthrough rechargeable Li-ion battery that combines high levels of safety with a long life and rapid recharging, characteristics that make it highly suited More

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    Goldman’s Advanced Battery Report: A Contrarian View


    On Wednesday a reader sent me a new Goldman Sachs research report on the advanced battery sector titled “Advanced Batteries: Light, but the tunnel is long; Buy ENS, HEV Neutral, AONE Neutral.” If the essence of legal argument is “the plausible boldly asserted,” then I’d More


    On Wednesday a reader sent me a new Goldman Sachs research report on the advanced battery sector titled “Advanced Batteries: Light, but the tunnel is long; Buy ENS, HEV Neutral, AONE Neutral.” If the essence of legal argument is “the plausible boldly asserted,” then I’d More

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    3rd UPDATE: Toshiba, Mitsubishi Motors Developing Electric Car Batteries


    TOKYO (Dow Jones)–Toshiba Corp. (6502.TO) said Friday it is jointly developing car battery systems with Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (7211.TO), and hopes to eventually supply rechargeable lithium-ion batteries for Mitsubishi electric cars.

    Toshiba said the companies have been wor More


    TOKYO (Dow Jones)–Toshiba Corp. (6502.TO) said Friday it is jointly developing car battery systems with Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (7211.TO), and hopes to eventually supply rechargeable lithium-ion batteries for Mitsubishi electric cars.

    Toshiba said the companies have been wor More

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    Toshiba to Build Drive Motors for Electrified Vehicles in the U.S.

    HOUSTON, Jun 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) will expand manufacturing capacity at its plant in Houston, Texas for production of high-performance drive motors for hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and electric vehicles (EVs).

    The production will be Toshiba’s first overseas manufacturing base for automotive prop More

    HOUSTON, Jun 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) will expand manufacturing capacity at its plant in Houston, Texas for production of high-performance drive motors for hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and electric vehicles (EVs).

    The production will be Toshiba’s first overseas manufacturing base for automotive prop More

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    USA: Winning in the Gigantic New EV Market (great reference)


    Ninety times larger in five years … The Li-ion rechargeable battery market is on the verge of a massive transformation. With their adoption in electric vehicles (EV), the Li-ion rechargeable battery market is expected to surpass three trillion yen in five years. An era of intense competition i More


    Ninety times larger in five years … The Li-ion rechargeable battery market is on the verge of a massive transformation. With their adoption in electric vehicles (EV), the Li-ion rechargeable battery market is expected to surpass three trillion yen in five years. An era of intense competition i More

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    China: Simplo Technology CEO Self-promotes with Analysis of Li-ion Cell Biz


    Taking advantage of his position as a major player in the lithium-ion battery sector, F.H. Sung, chairman and CEO of Simplo Technology Co., Ltd., recently pitched his company`s strength and capability in the EV (electric vehicle) lithium-ion battery business to a delegation of about 100 executives f More


    Taking advantage of his position as a major player in the lithium-ion battery sector, F.H. Sung, chairman and CEO of Simplo Technology Co., Ltd., recently pitched his company`s strength and capability in the EV (electric vehicle) lithium-ion battery business to a delegation of about 100 executives f More

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    Europe/China: Why Volkswagen Wants BYD in Its Battery Mix

    When it comes to potential battery partners for plug-in vehicles, Volkswagen is now a triple-timer: The German automaker has a year-old partnership with Sanyo Electric to develop batteries for plug-in vehicles, and a three-month-old arrangement with Toshiba for an upcoming electric concept — and as of this week, it’s flirting with BYD Auto for a third battery deal. What did VW see in BYD that More

    When it comes to potential battery partners for plug-in vehicles, Volkswagen is now a triple-timer: The German automaker has a year-old partnership with Sanyo Electric to develop batteries for plug-in vehicles, and a three-month-old arrangement with Toshiba for an upcoming electric concept — and as of this week, it’s flirting with BYD Auto for a third battery deal. What did VW see in BYD that More

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