Tag: Toyota

Jun 22, 2022 - 02:34 pm

Redwood Materials announces cooperation with Toyota

The recycling start-up Redwood Materials, founded by former Tesla CTO JB Straubel, has gained another major partner from the automotive industry. Toyota Motor North America and Redwood will collaborate on the collection, reprocessing, recycling and supply of battery materials for electric car batteries.

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Jun 14, 2022 - 02:14 pm

Electric car makers write open letter to US Congress

The CEOs of General Motors, Ford, Stellantis and Toyota Motor North America are urging the U.S. Congress to lift the federal government’s cap on the number of vehicles that are eligible for a tax credit of up to $7,500 from the current 200,000 vehicle cap.

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Jun 10, 2022 - 01:52 pm

ION Storage announces $30Mn funding round

US solid-state lithium-ion battery developer ION Storage Systems has announced the initial closing of its $30m series A fund-raising round. The company welcomed investments from Toyota Ventures, Tenaska, Bangchak Corporation and others.

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May 13, 2022 - 04:55 pm

Coldgate for Toyota bZ4X?

The fact that temperature affects charging performance is nothing new for electric car drivers. However, a footnote in a US press release from Toyota about the bZ4X electric model is quite unusual.

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May 1, 2022 - 04:03 pm

Thailand signs MoU with Toyota on EV incentives

The government of Thailand is making agreements with electric vehicle companies on incentives, tax breaks and subsidies, aiming to strengthen its position as a major Asian EV manufacturing hub. This week, the government signed such a deal with Toyota.

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Apr 8, 2022 - 02:39 pm

CAM report shows Tesla as top e-mobility innovator

Within the framework of the annually updated ‘Electromobility Report 2022’ of the Center of Automotive Management (CAM), Tesla scored best by a clear margin. Volkswagen and Hyundai follow in second and third place for BEV innovations.

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Apr 1, 2022 - 12:53 pm

Toyota prepares for the European launch of the bZ4X

Toyota’s first purely battery-electric passenger car model bZ4X has been made available for reservations online. The entry-level version costs from £41,950. Pre-sales are to start in April 2022, with the first deliveries scheduled for early summer 2022. Now, Toyota has also published the homologated WLTP ranges and fuel consumption figures.

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Mar 21, 2022 - 12:49 pm

Patents for a time gone by (almost)

Some manufacturers find it difficult to say goodbye to the internal combustion engine. According to a new paper filed with the US Patent and Trademark Office, Korean carmakers Kia and Hyundai could make their electric cars vibrate artificially to simulate the feeling in a car with a roaring motor.

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Mar 16, 2022 - 02:19 pm

Toyota announces hydrogen tanks for non-automotive uses

Toyota has developed a new hydrogen storage system for different applications and tasks. Due to different safety standards and environments, the 700-bar high-pressure tanks developed for the Toyota Mirai could not be easily used in other areas until now.

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Feb 28, 2022 - 10:54 am

Toyota, Hino & Isuzu announce electric bus for 2024

The Japanese manufacturers Toyota, Hino and Isuzu want to drive forward the electrification of buses as part of their joint venture concluded last year. The partners have announced the production of a battery-electric low-floor bus for 2024. A fuel cell offshoot is also to be developed.

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Feb 17, 2022 - 03:01 pm

Prime Planet to build third battery plant in China

Prime Planet Energy & Solutions, the battery joint venture of Toyota and Panasonic, is expanding its production capacities, according to a media report. At the existing site in Dalian, a third battery plant is apparently being built as of this month, where cells for hybrid cars are to be produced.

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Feb 16, 2022 - 11:13 am

Toyota wants to bring back the gear shift

Toyota is now working on a manual transmission simulation for electric cars, according to patents that have surfaced. Yes, you read that right. This involves a gearstick lever and a clutch pedal to pseudo-realise manual gear changes.

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Feb 14, 2022 - 12:45 pm

Toyota to invest in US manufacturing capacities

Toyota has announced an additional $90 million investment for two of its US American manufacturing facilities: Both the Toyota West Virginia plant, as well as the plant in Tennessee, will be upgraded for hybrid vehicle component production.

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Dec 14, 2021 - 12:29 pm

Toyota raises EV targets & presents 15 concept cars

Toyota has made its electric plans more concrete. At the strategy update event, the Japanese company showed a series of concept cars as a preview of future battery-electric models. Lexus is to play an important role in the BEV plans and the premium brand is to offer only BEVs from 2035.

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Dec 7, 2021 - 01:15 pm

Toyota announces hybrid & BEV platform for Europe

The Japanese carmaker Toyota plans to develop a new vehicle platform, with the abbreviation ‘E3,’ exclusively for European vehicles with hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric drive systems. To speed up the process, the Japanese company will apparently partly use existing technology.

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Dec 3, 2021 - 12:13 pm

Toyota presents roadmap for Europe and the bZ4X

Toyota has given an outlook on its strategy in Europe. By 2030, Toyota wants to increase the share of purely electric vehicles to at least 50 per cent, and from 2035, only zero-emission cars will be allowed on sale. In addition, the first purely battery-electric Toyota model bZ4X is now celebrating its European premiere.

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Nov 22, 2021 - 01:03 pm

Toyota announces US prices for the 2022 Mirai

Toyota has announced pricing for the 2022 Mirai in the US, expected to arrive at Toyota dealerships this December. Prices for the fuel cell electric vehicle start at $49,500, excluding a ‘Dealer Processing and Handling Fee’ of $1,025.

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Nov 18, 2021 - 12:35 pm

DRIVR launches 100 hydrogen taxis in Copenhagen

The app-based taxi service DRIVR has deployed more than 100 hydrogen cabs in Copenhagen this month. The fleet of Toyota Mirai runs against the backdrop of the Danish government’s target to ban sales of ICE cabs by 2025 and that all existing taxis must be emission-free by 2030.

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Nov 16, 2021 - 11:53 am

Toyota targets children to sell hybrids

Toyota is known to be very much in favour of hybrid and fuel cell drives and rather little in favour of battery electric vehicles. Now a report has detailed how Toyota (and other Japanese manufacturers) are imposing these views on children via brochures in schools.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/07/05/toyota-reaches-200000-vehicles-sold-mark-in-the-usa/
05.07.2022 13:59