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08.06.2019 - 23:08

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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05.06.2019 - 15:29

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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20.05.2019 - 12:45

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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07.05.2019 - 15:16

GAC-Toyota to increase plug-in production

The Chinese joint venture between GAC and Toyota is planning to invest 11.3 billion yuan (around 1.5 billion euros) in expanding production capacities for plug-in vehicles. The plan is to expand the current capacity of 480,000 units per year by an additional 400,000 per year by 2022.

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24.04.2019 - 15:49

Toyota reveals an improved fuel cell truck

Together with U.S. American truck specialist Kenworth, Toyota has developed the next generation of its fuel cell truck created in the course of “Project Portal“. The model now travels more than 300 miles (482 kilometres) on one fill.

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16.04.2019 - 23:13

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 are working on a deal with the Chinese EV startup Singulato Motors to deploy an old Toyota mini EV en masse and anew.

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03.04.2019 - 15:50

Toyota just released 24,000 hybrid patents

Toyota has released almost 24,000 patents stemming from over 20 years of hybrid technology development for public domain use. The main focus of the patents lies in core technologies such as electric motors, control units and system controls used in hybrid, plug-in hybrid and fuel cell vehicles.

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13.03.2019 - 11:18

It’s just Japan on the moon

Toyota is looking to put a fuel cell-powered rover on the moon. The development is part of a recent agreement between Toyota and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) on a cooperation in international space research.

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23.02.2019 - 17:15

Hydrogen JV HysetCo launches in Paris region

Air Liquide, Idex, Société du Taxi Électrique Parisien (STEP) and Toyota have launched a joint venture called HysetCo to develop hydrogen mobility in the Paris region. It will also serve Hype, the fleet of fuel cell taxis, launched in 2015 during the COP21 and operated in Paris.

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14.02.2019 - 10:31

Corolla rags on plug-ins

In a new TV advert for the Corolla hybrid, Toyota dished out some dirt against their plug-in competitors and called on customers not to “get left behind” and invest in their self-charging hybrid.

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06.02.2019 - 17:43

UK Government funds charge points for electric cabs

The British government has set aside a pot of more than six million pounds, to help set up more than 300 charging points for electric taxis in 17 local authorities. Additionally, the winners of a £14M hydrogen mobility competition were announced.

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05.02.2019 - 14:39

Toyota blames Tesla for defectors

Tesla’s Model 3 is apparently causing a bit of trouble for Toyota’s US American market: As Toyota’s North American boss Jim Lentz recently admitted, around nine percent of Toyota customers are unfaithful to the brand. About half of them are (former) Prius owners who migrate to Tesla.

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09.01.2019 - 22:38

Toyota working on fuel cell truck with Kenworth

Truck maker Kenworth and Toyota Motor North America are collaborating to develop ten trucks using Toyota fuel cell technology. The hydrogen trucks are to run at the Port of Los Angeles and are part of a million dollar initiative funded by CARB.

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28.11.2018 - 14:41

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.

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26.11.2018 - 16:26

Air Liquide to build liquid hydrogen plant in USA

Air Liquide is building what they claim to be the world’s first liquid hydrogen production facility in the western United States. Moreover, the company has already signed a long-term contract with FirstElement Fuel (FEF) in California.

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19.11.2018 - 14:34

Toyota to roll-out latest Corolla hybrid in 90 markets

Toyota is showing their latest Corolla sedan at the Guangzhou Auto Show after having introduced the Touring Sports version in Paris earlier this year. The limousine features hybrid variants too and Toyota says the Corolla will hit 90 countries and regions in 2019.

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01.11.2018 - 11:39

Hydrogen-fuelled pizzeria

Toyota has converted a Tundra into a fuel cell vehicle with more than just a simple twist. The Mirai system powers not only a fully functioning pizza oven but also a pizza-baking robot.

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31.10.2018 - 16:35

France: Carmakers agree to supplement eMobility

The French government and major carmakers have agreed to subsidise the switch from fossil fuel powered cars to electric vehicles. The manufacturers will thus supplement France’s scrappage scheme so that it can be raised and extended in 2019.

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15.10.2018 - 17:44

Citroën planning purely electric cars from 2020

Citroën of PSA is gearing up their electrification effort. PSA’s chief developer Gilles Le Borgne confirmed plans to launch the next generation of the C4 as a purely electric version by 2020 with the aim of competing with Volkswagen’s ID. reports Auto Express.

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11.10.2018 - 16:48

Lexus promotes hybrid cars over electric vehicles

Toyota’s premium brand Lexus is making some noise for its conventional hybrid technology but rather than singing its praise over purely petrol-powered cars, they try to set themselves above plug-in hybrid cars and electric vehicles.

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05.10.2018 - 15:58

Toyota to launch second, multi-million vehicle recall

Toyota will have to recall 2.4 million hybrid vehicles worldwide. The reason for this was named as software issues. Only one month ago, the Japanese automobile manufacturers also had to launch a recall of more than 1 million hybrids because of potential short-circuit and fire danger.

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27.09.2018 - 19:13

Toyota to deliver fuel cell systems to CaetanoBus

The Portuguese bus manufacturer CaetanoBus will receive fuel cell systems from Toyota. The first demonstration buses by CaetanoBus with Toyota’s FC technology are scheduled to roll off the assembly line within slightly more than a year.

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05.09.2018 - 17:21

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.

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05.09.2018 - 14:01

No money for EV advertising

A new analysis has shown that six of the biggest car manufacturers in the USA, namely General Motors, Ford, Toyota, Nissan, Volkswagen and Fiat Chrysler, are still spending next to nothing on the promotion of their electric and hybrid vehicles.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/06/08/toyota-to-ramp-up-bev-turn-to-catl-and-byd/
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