Toyota RAV4 EV key for meeting California ZEV requirements; Tesla powertrain uses Model S components

Green Car Congress

The converted RAV4 is the result of the partnership between Toyota and Tesla Motors announced in May 2010; Toyota has contracted for 2,600 units. The target buyers have strong personal convictions on the environment, oil use, and cutting edge technology. “ The system recovers the energy and converts it to electrical energy, which recharges the battery and extends driving range. The RAV4 EV. Click to enlarge.

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Rav Long Ranger

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Rav Long Ranger Hybridizing Trailer The Long Ranger was an AC Propulsion project (commissioned by Toyota) to build a generator trailer that would allow liquid-fueled high-speed travel in the Rav4EV. For most practical purposes, the project was a great success that never really saw the light of day before the Rav4EV program was terminated. Through great personal expense and effort, Tom is very close to realizing his dream of owning a limitless range serial hybridized Rav4EV.

Plug In America - Links and Resources

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

New 100K Club Member RAV4EV in Japan Newsletter Vol. Learn About Plug-ins What Are Plug-ins? Where Can I Buy One? Real Life EV Stories A Case for Electricity Plug In America Positions Energy Policy Frequently Asked Questions About Plug-in Buses Who Killed the Electric Car?

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