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Want a 2012 Toyota Rav4 EV? You Won't Be Able To Buy One

All Cars Electric

Its one of the most eagerly anticipated plug-in vehicles to join the market in the next year or so, but the reintroduced Toyota RAV4EV won’t be available to buy, says Geri Yoza, Toyota’s National Business Planning Manager of Advanced Vehicle Marketing.

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Want a 2012 Toyota Rav4 2012 Scion IQ EV? You Won't Be Able To Buy One (UPDATE)

All Cars Electric

Its one of the most eagerly anticipated plug-in vehicles to join the market in the next year or so, but the reintroduced Toyota RAV4EV won’t be available to buy, says Geri Yoza, Toyota’s National Business Planning Manager of Advanced Vehicle Marketing.

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

Green Car Congress

The RAV4 EV combines a Tesla-designed and produced battery and electric powertrain with Toyota’s most popular SUV model. Cd, RAV4 EV achieves the lowest coefficient of drag of any SUV in the world. However, most of this data, such as airbag or shift selector codes, is somewhat peripheral to the RAV4EV’s powertrain components.

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Plug In America - Links and Resources

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

New 100K Club Member RAV4EV in Japan Newsletter Vol. Ruppert "The End of Oil", by Paul Roberts "High and Mighty: The dangerous rise of the SUV", by Keith Bradsher, 2002 "High Noon for Natural Gas: The New Energy Crisis", by Julian Darley "The Hype about Hydrogen", by Joseph J. EV Driver Profile: the Pauls Newsletter Vol. 4 Great Gifts!

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CalCars and PHEVs Frequently Asked Questions

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

We can also extrapolate some data from experience with the RAV4EV all-electric vehicles. Nickel-metal hydride batteries, proven for many years in hybrids to be safe, could go into PHEVs today -- they would be designed more like the ones Toyota put in its 2002 RAV4 EV compact all-electric SUV than like current hybrid batteries.

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