May 23, 2014 - 08:50 am

Toyota, Formula E, Light duty vehicles, Events.

Video tip I: Jim Lentz, CEO of Toyota North America, talks to Fortune Magazine and affirms the company’s belief in hybrids and hydrogen technology.

Video tip II + III: Robert Llewellyn bore witness to the hand over of the Formula E cars at Donnington, UK, (we reported). Now, a film of the event has gone online and is complemented by an official clip on the electric racing series’s video channel. (Llewellyn), (Formula E)

Research tip: A study by Navigant is looking at the global market for light duty vehicles (LDV) of which they believe 2.5% could be plug-in hybrid, battery-electric and fuel-cell powered vehicles by 2035.

Selected events for the coming week: Nikola Tesla E-Rallye (27 – 31 May, Pula- Smiljan- Zagreb, Croatia) ++ 4th Israeli Power Sources Conference (29 May, Herzelia, Israel) ++ Wave Trophy EV Rallye (30 May – 7 June, Germany, Austria, Switzerland) ++ AMI Auto Mobil International (31 May – 8 June, Leipzig, Germany)

You can find a complete list of upcoming industry events at

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