MIT Energy Conference - 100 Miles to the Gallon

By Jim Rapoza  |  Posted 2012-05-28 Print this article Print
MIT Energy Conference - 100 Miles to the Gallon
Like the door says, this Toyota hybrid has been modified with A123 lithium-ion batteries to get more than 100 miles to the gallon.
The MIT Energy Conference, held March 9-10 in Cambridge, Mass., provides a first look at technologies aimed at cutting energy costs and providing greener alternatives to current power technologies. (
Jim Rapoza, Chief Technology Analyst, eWEEK.For nearly fifteen years, Jim Rapoza has evaluated products and technologies in almost every technology category for eWEEK. Mr RapozaÔÇÖs current technology focus is on all categories of emerging information technology though he continues to focus on core technology areas that include: content management systems, portal applications, Web publishing tools and security. Mr. Rapoza has coordinated several evaluations at enterprise organizations, including USA Today and The Prudential, to measure the capability of products and services under real-world conditions and against real-world criteria. Jim Rapoza's award-winning weekly column, Tech Directions, delves into all areas of technologies and the challenges of managing and deploying technology today.

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