Toyota Yaris to get hybrid SUV offshoot
The Toyota Yaris is to receive an SUV offshoot. Like the new Yaris, the newly presented Yaris Cross is based on the small car platform TNGA-B hybrid system and will have 116 HP system power. The new model is to be launched in Europe in summer, 2021.
Toyota presents 2019 Prius featuring new AWD-e
Toyota updated their long-running hybrid and the 2019 Prius range does look fresher but more importantly has a new all-wheel drive. The Japanese carmaker reckons it could prove a bestseller in more adverse climates and the system uses an electric motor to power the rear-wheels independently.
Toyota invests in French production facility
Toyota renews its investment into its site in Valenciennes, France, where it also makes the hybrid Yaris. 300m euros will enable the plant to produce 300,000 vehicles a year which will use the new global platform TNGA in the future.