Tag: Toyota

Dec 7, 2019 - 05:13 pm

Toyota invests in May Mobility e-shuttle start-up

Toyota has just led May Mobility’s B round financing totalling $50M, which also included BMW iVentures. The financing should allow the Michigan-based startup to expand every aspect of the company and its autonomous electric shuttle fleet.

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Nov 19, 2019 - 02:21 pm

Californian backlash for car companies siding with Trump

The California Department of General Services (DGS) has instructed government agencies to only procure vehicles from OEMs who are committed to California setting its own environmental standards as of January 1, 2020. GM, Fiat Chrysler and Toyota – who sided with Trump’s more lax emissions standards – now face concrete consequences. Toyota, in particular, is […]

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Nov 1, 2019 - 01:26 pm

Toyota appeals to Harry Potter fans and little witches

At this years Tokyo Motor Show, Toyota presented several concepts for future mobility with one being highly unusual, the electric flying broom. It is unclear at this stage whether this is a Halloween trick, after all, Toyota presented it alongside more serious concepts such as the E-Racer.

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Oct 28, 2019 - 12:11 pm

The Mirai does 650 km on one cow’s poop

One cow’s annual poop output (out-poop?) is apparently enough to generate a year’s supply of hydrogen to fuel Toyota’s second-generation Mirai fuel cell sedan. This is not a random reference, Toyota is indeed building its first manure-powered hydrogen fuelling station in California.

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Oct 24, 2019 - 12:38 pm

Toyota sets sights on China before Europe

While Toyota will offer their first high volume battery-electric cars in China next year due to the quotas there, Europeans will have to wait another two to three years before the vehicles are available for purchase.

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Oct 23, 2019 - 03:35 pm

Lexus to present their first BEV in November

In November, Lexus will present its first battery electric vehicle. The announcement was made by the Toyota luxury brand at the Tokyo Motor Show, where Lexus is already presenting its “vision for the next generation of electrified vehicles” with the futuristic LF-30 Electrified Concept.

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Oct 21, 2019 - 12:36 pm

Toyota introduces their e-TNGA platform

New details have been revealed about the e-TNGA platform planned by Toyota for future battery-electric models. Toyota wants to cover different series based on the same platform – ranging from small electric cars with a range of 300 kilometres, up to larger electric SUVs with a range of 600 kilometres.

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Oct 11, 2019 - 05:43 pm

Toyota: first images of next-gen Mirai fuel cell car

Toyota will present the Mirai Concept, a preview of the second model generation of the fuel cell sedan at the Toyko Motor Show. Pre-release photos of the new edition, planned for 2020 show a more agreeable design as well as some technical changes.

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Oct 1, 2019 - 02:01 pm

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.

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Aug 2, 2019 - 04:14 pm

Solid electrolyte batteries – the next big thing?!

Battery cells with a solid electrolyte promise high energy densities. Batteries in electric cars could thus become smaller and lighter – and the range could increase. Christoph M. Schwarzer spoke to experts to analyse the current situation for electrive. Whether and when all-solid-state batteries reach series production is an open question.

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Jul 23, 2019 - 02:03 pm

Toyota presents revised Prius for Europe

Toyota revised the Prius Plug-in Hybrid, which is now available at prices starting at £32,070. The changes include adjustments to the scope of equipment, the multimedia system, the colour palette and design elements in the interior.

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Jul 19, 2019 - 01:00 pm

Toyota & BYD to cooperate on EV production

Toyota is accelerating their pace in developing battery electric vehicles: After a battery cooperation with CATL was signed a few days ago, the Japanese carmaker is now announcing the details of a comprehensive deal with BYD.

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Jul 17, 2019 - 07:06 pm

Toyota and CATL enter a series of collaborations

Toyota has just announced the cornerstones of a comprehensive battery collaboration with Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL). This includes not only a “stable” supply of CATL batteries for Toyota but also the development of new battery technologies and more.

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Jul 9, 2019 - 02:09 pm

Holland’s first H2 taxi fleet hits the road

Noot Personenvervoer now operates the first hydrogen-powered taxi fleet in the Netherlands in The Hague. Fuel cell taxis will also be on the road in Wiesbaden, Germany in the future – but significantly less than in The Hague.

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Jul 8, 2019 - 03:43 pm

Toyota debuts fully electric Proace transporters

Toyota has presented its new commercial vehicle strategy called “Toyota Professional”. The Japanese company is to cooperate with PSA to launch fully battery-electric versions of the Proace and Proace City in 2020 and 2021 respectively.

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Jul 4, 2019 - 02:27 pm

Toyota testing hybrid Prius fitted with solar cells

Toyota has announced plans to test concept vehicles based on the Prius plug-in hybrid with integrated solar panels together with the research and development organization NEDO and the battery manufacturer Sharp starting at the end of this month.

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Jul 4, 2019 - 02:14 pm

BMW planning small series fuel cell car X5

BMW plans to equip the X5 with fuel cell technology. In the early 2020’s there will be a small series of the hydrogen-powered X5 – and a short time later a fuel cell car suitable for mass production.

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Jun 8, 2019 - 11:43 pm

Toyota speeds up battery-electric cars with CATL & BYD

Toyota has now announced that it will enter into a number of collaborations in China to accelerate the development of its electric cars by 5 years and to ensure the supply of key components such as batteries. The new partners include CATL and BYD, among others.

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Jun 6, 2019 - 01:13 pm

Toyota and Subaru develop new electric platform

Toyota and Subaru have agreed to develop a joint BEV platform. In addition, the two Japanese manufacturers intend to jointly develop a purely battery-electric SUV model in the C segment that will be sold under both brands.

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Jun 5, 2019 - 03:48 pm

Toyota hands over 8 Mirai to the Olympic Committee

Toyota has handed over eight of its Mirai fuel cell models to the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne, Switzerland. On 23 June, a new headquarters of the IOC will be inaugurated in Lausanne, which will be geared towards sustainability.

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May 20, 2019 - 12:42 pm

You can’t hide who you are

A Japanese Prius owner went to extra lengths to make their vehicle particularly unique. By placing a Lexus badge and additional tailpipes along with a spoiler, the vehicle does look “racier”, however doesn’t really fit the point of driving a hybrid in the first place.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/12/11/toyota-considering-all-electric-next-gen-aygo/
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