Japan startup to mass-produce new parts that increase EV range – Nikkei Asia

August 25, 2022 by No Comments

OSAKA — A Kyoto University startup plans to produce semiconductor devices with improved energy-saving performance that will extend the driving range of electric vehicles by about 10% compared with cars using current products, Nikkei has learned.

Flosfia — which counts Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Toyota Motor affiliate Denso and the Development Bank of Japan as investors — will mass-produce power semiconductors that use gallium oxide, an alternative to silicon, as a semiconductor material.

Source: https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Tech/Semiconductors/Japan-startup-to-mass-produce-new-parts-that-increase-EV-range


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