Tag: Toyota

Nov 17, 2022 - 02:53 pm

BasiGo gets over $6M for electric bus roll out in Kenya

BasiGo, a company working to introduce electric buses into Kenya, has announced $6.6 mn in new funding, enabling the company to start delivering locally assembled electric buses and charging infrastructure through its Pay-As-You-Drive financing model.

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Nov 17, 2022 - 12:09 pm

Toyota presents compact electric SUV concept

At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota presented the bZ Compact SUV Concept, a preview of a future compact electric SUV. The Japanese manufacturer has published pictures of the exterior and interior design, but has not yet given any details about the technology.

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Nov 16, 2022 - 02:03 pm

Toyota has presented the 5th-gen Prius

Toyota has unveiled the fifth generation of its hybrid pioneer Prius and is adapting the drive concept, at least for Europe. From next year, the Prius will only be offered as a plug-in hybrid in Europe.

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Oct 28, 2022 - 12:05 pm

Toyota considers scaling up bZ4X production

Toyota is reportedly considering a massive increase in production of its BEV model bZ4X and its offshoot Subaru Solterra. According to an agency report, their production of currently just over 1,000 cars per month could be increased by six or even twelve times – but not immediately.

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Oct 25, 2022 - 01:52 pm

Toyota to develop bZ3 with partners in China

Toyota has announced an all-electric sedan called the bZ3, developed in collaboration between Toyota, BYD and FAW Toyota, which is to be offered exclusively in China for the time being. In addition, according to media reports, there are indications that the Japanese could revise their electric strategy.

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Oct 6, 2022 - 01:36 pm

Toyota to launch small electric sedan in China

Toyota has announced plans to start production and sales of a small electric sedan powered by BYD batteries by the end of the year in China as part of an ongoing collaboration with BYD, according to three people close to the Japanese carmaker.

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Oct 4, 2022 - 02:43 pm

Fuel cell vehicles on curated approach in China

SAIC Maxus has released 80 fuel cell minivans in Shanghai through Xiangdao Chuxing, a SAIC mobility platform. The hydrogen-powered Maxus Mifa forms part of a growing FCEV line-up bolstered by support from the Chinese government. Toyota, too is trying to make a stand in China.

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Aug 26, 2022 - 05:12 pm

China: Power to the people or to the carmakers?

The current heat wave in China, which marks the worst heatwave since 1961, is now also hampering car production accross the country. After extreme heat and drought led to power outages, the Sichuan province ordered most factories there to close for six days.

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Aug 10, 2022 - 11:19 am

US car subscription service Autonomy orders 22,790 BEVs

The US electric car subscription service Autonomy has ordered 22,790 electric cars worth around 1.2 billion dollars. The provider, which until now has specialised mainly in Tesla models, has ordered a total of 45 different vehicle models from 17 carmakers – including Tesla again.

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Aug 3, 2022 - 01:44 pm

Toyota threatens to pull out of the UK over combustion limits

Toyota is apparently threatening to stop its British car production if the ban on new hybrid cars in the UK is brought forward to 2030. The British government had brought forward the ban on the sale of cars with internal combustion engines by five years to 2030 and announced the end of hybrid cars by […]

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Aug 2, 2022 - 01:33 pm

Prime Planet secures lithium from Nevada

Prime Planet Energy & Solutions, the battery joint venture of Toyota and Panasonic, has signed a binding offtake agreement with Ioneer for lithium carbonate from Ioneer’s Rhyolite Ridge project in Nevada.

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Jul 20, 2022 - 02:25 pm

Japanese manufacturer partnership to take on light commercial trucks

Isuzu, Toyota, Hino, and the Commercial Japan Partnership Technologies Corporation have announced they would jointly plan and develop light-duty fuel cell electric trucks for the mass market. The vehicles are to be introduced from January 2023 and used by the partners at distribution sites in Fukushima and Tokyo.

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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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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/11/17/basigo-gets-over-6m-for-electric-bus-roll-out-in-kenya/
17.11.2022 14:37