Sustainable Mobility Through Advanced Battery Technology
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Great America Ballroom K Track 8
12:30 - 12:55
Toyota is interested in the development of next generation battery technology to further enable the commercialization of electric vehicle powertrains. This presentation will highlight some of Toyota's global research efforts on a variety of post-Li ion technology such as all solid state, magnesium, lithium air, redox flow, and sulfur cathode.
Paul T. Fanson is the current manager of the Research Strategy Office of the Toyota Research Institute of North America (TRINA), a Division of Toyota Engineering and Manufacturing, North America, located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. His work focuses on the investigation of emerging technology and the facilitation of cross-disciplinary research. He received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University in 2002 with a thesis focused on heterogonous catalysis and he holds a Bachelor's degree from Michigan State University. He is the inventor on 10 issued patent and is the author or co-author on over 25 publications.
Toyota (NYSE:TM), the world's top automaker and creator of the Prius and the Mirai fuel cell vehicle, is committed to building vehicles for the way people live through our Toyota, Lexus and Scion brands. Over the past 50 years, we've built more than 30 million cars and trucks in North America, where we operate 14 manufacturing plants and directly employ more than 44,000 people. Our 1,800 North American dealerships sold more than 2.8 million cars and trucks in 2015 - and about 80 percent of all Toyota vehicles sold over the past 20 years are still on the road today.