Aug 08, 2012–Osaka,Japan (Techreleased) –Panasonic accredits eco-conscious products/services that meet its unique accreditation criteria as Green Products (GPs). In particular, products that made significant progress in environmental performance and set a new trend towards a sustainable society are accredited as Super Green Products (Super GPs). The Super GP program was introduced in the 2003 fiscal year, and nine products have been accredited as such to date. “Ni-MH batteries for Hybrid Vehicles” was accredited as Super GP this fiscal year.
Ni-MH batteries for Hybrid Vehicles (HR-DPX)
Reasons for Certification as Super GPthis 2012 Fiscal Year
- Achieved both high output and high durability through negative electrode material using superlattice hydrogen-absorbing alloys for HEVs.
- Established a new product genre for compact cars and sports cars.
- Improved the volume output density by 30% (compared to our HR-DP) and significantly contributed to the improvement of fuel efficiency of hybrid vehicles.