The Maya 300

Exxon teams with Mississauga firm on a zero-emission, battery-powered car with the name of a beautiful robot

The Maya 300’s top speed is just under 60 km/h and will travel almost 200 km on one charge, perfect for city driving. Its zero emissions rely on the same kind of lithium ion battery that likely powers your laptop. This week, Exxon and and Mississauga-based Electrovaya, which developed the Maya using Exxon technology, announced they were teaming up to provide visitors to the Maryland Science Center test-driving opportunities with the vehicles. Later this summer, 10 Maya 300s will be made available for an all-electric car-sharing and rental program called AltCar.

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