Tag: Toyota

Nov 16, 2020 - 12:17 pm

Order launch for Toyota Proace Verso Electric

Toyota presented the Proace Verso Electric, the minibus version of the Proace Electric van. The order books are scheduled to open this month and the first deliveries in Europe are scheduled to start in March 2021. Prices and full specifications will be announced at the sales launch.

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Nov 9, 2020 - 04:41 pm

Traton takes over Navistar/ Expands in North America

Traton’s expansion into the North American market now finds itself on the home stretch: The Volkswagen commercial vehicle subsidiary has just signed a binding takeover agreement with the US commercial vehicle manufacturer Navistar. The transaction is expected to be completed in mid-2021.

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Oct 28, 2020 - 03:16 pm

Prime Planet to increase cell production efficiency

Prime Planet Energy & Solutions, the battery joint venture between Toyota and Panasonic founded in April 2020, aims to increase the efficiency of its development and production processes tenfold in order to better compete with larger Chinese competitors.

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Oct 13, 2020 - 12:25 pm

The Popemobil is adapting to the 21st century

The Pope will be using hydrogen in the future thus leaving only water in his wake when parting the crowds. Pope Francis has now received a Toyota Mirai converted to the newest iteration of the iconic Popemobile.

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Oct 7, 2020 - 02:16 pm

Prime Planet to make batteries for hybrids from 2022

The battery joint venture between Toyota and Panasonic, Prime Planet Energy & Solutions, is building up capacity to produce batteries for hybrid vehicles. The joint venture is installing a production line for prismatic lithium-ion batteries.

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Sep 21, 2020 - 04:44 pm

Toyota reveals fuel cell truck for power supply

In cooperation with Denyo, Toyota has developed a fuel cell commercial vehicle that uses hydrogen to generate electricity. The truck is to be used for outdoor concerts or natural disasters, for example, and replace diesel generators.

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Sep 8, 2020 - 12:29 pm

Fuel cell spacecraft from Japan

The manned FC lunar vehicle that Toyota is developing with the Japanese space agency JAXA is taking shape. Currently, test parts for all technological components are being developed for the rover prototype, which will be named the Lunar Cruiser.

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Jul 2, 2020 - 05:26 pm

Suzuki presents SUV plug-in hybrid Across

Suzuki presented the new Across, an SUV with plug-in hybrid drive, scheduled to go on sale in Europe this autumn. It is the first product of the partnership with Toyota and is essentially the Suzuki offshoot of the Toyota RAV4 PHEV with minor optical modifications.

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Jun 24, 2020 - 07:22 pm

ABB scores major order from GAC Toyota via Chargedot

ABB has received a major order for charging infrastructure worth around five million US dollars through the Chinese charging specialist Chargedot: The Chinese manufacturing joint venture GAC Toyota is ordering several thousand AC wall boxes.

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May 31, 2020 - 01:40 pm

USA: Toyota RAV4 PHEV to go on sale this summer

Toyota announced the 2021 RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid would hit the US market this summer. With a base price of $38,100, the SUV’s first plug-in version has up to 42 miles purely electric range, making it the highest electric range of any PHEV SUV out there.

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May 28, 2020 - 06:56 pm

Toyota reveals fully-electric Proace van

Toyota plans to launch battery-electric versions of the Proace and Proace City in 2020 and 2021 respectively with well-known PSA technology. The Proace has a decisive difference in comparison to the three other commercial vehicles from PSA.

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May 3, 2020 - 02:38 pm

New Corolla Trek hybrid available in the UK

Toyota has revealed the official pricing and specifications for the new Corolla Trek in the UK, a new version of the British-built Corolla Touring Sports hybrid. Prices for the petrol-electric hybrid start at £29,225.

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Apr 23, 2020 - 04:34 pm

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.

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Apr 23, 2020 - 03:00 pm

BYD & Hino to cooperate on electric utility vehicles

BYD and Toyota’s commercial vehicle subsidiary Hino Motors have signed a strategic cooperation agreement in the field of electric vehicles. The agreement initially provides for the joint development of BEV commercial vehicles and will later extend to other areas such as sales.

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Apr 21, 2020 - 01:57 pm

Subaru’s first electric model to drop in 2021

According to media reports, the first electric model of Subaru will be called Evoltis and will have its world premiere at the Tokyo Motor Show in October 2021. The electric SUV will be based on the electric vehicle platform developed by Subaru together with Toyota.

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Apr 14, 2020 - 06:47 pm

COVID-19: carmakers reopening factories

Following the pandemic closure of production facilities around the globe, first carmakers are carefully reopening the plants to begin making cars and components again. We will update the electric vehicle-related reopenings continuously here.

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Apr 6, 2020 - 02:39 pm

Australian initiative to build hydrogen infrastructure

The Fortescue Metals Group and ATCO Australia signed an agreement to explore the potential of fuel cell vehicle filling infrastructure in Western Australia. They will build and operate a hydrogen station in the Perth area, fueling a showcase fleet of Toyota Mirai.

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Apr 2, 2020 - 02:05 pm

BYD & Toyota JV is ready to launch

Toyota and BYD have completed the formation of their announced joint venture to jointly develop BEVs and their batteries. The joint venture, called BYD Toyota EV Technology (BTET), is based in Shenzhen and is scheduled to start operations in May.

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Mar 30, 2020 - 06:32 pm

BMW provides data on i Hydrogen Next

BMW has now revealed the first technical details of the drive system in the i Hydrogen Next concept that the manufacturer presented at the IAA 2019 on the basis of an X5. The manufacturer provides some data on both the fuel cell and the car’s electric drive.

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Mar 23, 2020 - 12:12 pm

Toyota & Hino developing Profia fuel cell truck

The Japanese car manufacturer Toyota and its commercial vehicle subsidiary Hino Motors are developing a fuel cell truck based on the Hino Profia. The vehicle will use technology that Toyota developed for the next generation Mirai.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/11/19/toyota-2nd-gen-mirai-on-sale-in-the-us-in-december/
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