Toyota gives the CH-R two hybrid options
After the new Corolla, the C-HR is the second Toyota model to offer customers a choice of two hybrid options. The crossover SUV will also be available with a 132 kW 2.0 litre hybrid system. The hybrid drive with 1.8-litre petrol engine and 90 kW system output will keep being offered in the range.
China: Toyota debuts BEVs & strikes Singulato deal
Toyota will present its first two electric cars at the Auto Shanghai with sales in China scheduled to begin in 2020. Moreover, the Japanese company is working on a deal with the Chinese EV startup Singulato Motors to deploy an old Toyota mini EV en masse and anew.
Toyota recalls 1 million hybrids worldwide
Due to potential short circuit and fire hazards, Toyota has recalled more than one million hybrid vehicles across the globe. The recall concerns all Toyota Prius of the current generation, including the plug-in version, as well as the hybrid version of the C-HR that were manufactured up to May of this year.