There hasn't been much good news recently for Panasonic on the automotive battery front with reports of delays to Toyota's plans to use lithium ion batteries in the next-generation Prius. However there was one recent bright spot when driver Takashi Sudo piloted the 84 lb. Oxyride racer to a record 75 mph. Unlike production type vehicles this one was powered by 192 AA batteries.

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