Toyota Corolla Hybrid rated 52 mpg: Why Toyota says it won't cannibalize Prius sales

Green Car Reports

EPA released final fuel economy numbers for the 2020 Toyota Corolla lineup. They include a confirmation of what Toyota had claimed when it introduced the lineup last fall: that the Corolla Hybrid will carry an EPA combined rating of more than 50 mpg. The 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid is rated at 52 mpg combined (53 mpg city, 52. Last week the U.S.

2019 77

Commentary: Toyota Corolla Hybrid ad brags about not plugging in

Green Car Reports

In Toyota's latest ad for its new Corolla Hybrid in Britain, it's 2002 all over again. The ad shows the new Corolla Hybrid (in non-U.S.

2019 89

Toyota teases all-wheel-drive Prius for LA auto show debut

Green Car Reports

Toyota has teased what is probably an all-wheel-drive Prius, slated for introduction at the Los Angeles auto show late this month. all-wheel drive Prius toyota prius primeIn studying the picture the company teased, with a Prius churning through the snow, it’s hard to come to another conclusion. The automaker says in a greeting-card-like teaser: “Fall is here, winter’s.

2018 81

Toyota Scion IQ Electric Car - 2012

Electric Cars are for Girls

Toyota's in the electric car game , if a little late. And no, it's not a hybrid, either! Have a look

2011 237

Tesla + Toyota

Revenge of the Electric Car

Tesla has breathed new life into the recently shut down NUMMI plant in Fremont, announcing its plans last week to team up with Toyota to start making its $50,000 electric Model S at the NUMMI plant. Resurrection of NUMMI auto plant by Tesla and Toyota lifts spirits all over Fremont. Resurrection of NUMMI auto plant by Tesla and Toyota lifts spirits all over Fremont. Tags: EV Economics Production News NUMMI Plant Tesla Toyota

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Toyota's First Electric Car?

Plugs and Cars

is reporting: "Toyota's iQ-based electric car, due to be launched in 2010, will get its own body style to create a stand-alone model which will become Toyota’s first all-electric car" (emphasis added.) I'm pretty sure I just stepped out of my 2002 Toyota RAV4 EV. Autocar.co.uk

2009 130

Toyota: moving backward

Plugs and Cars

Toyota will be showing a battery electric car - the 50 miles range FT-EV - in Detroit. Lest we forget, ten years ago Toyota produced the 100+ miles range RAV4 EV. The tragedy is that Toyota could put plug-in cars in showrooms today, but they refuse to be first.

2009 130

Toyota Corolla hybrid will join Prius next year

Green Car Reports

The redesigned 2020 Toyota Corolla sedan will soon spawn a hybrid variant, the first gasoline-electric version of the automaker's popular compact car. Toyota made the announcement Thursday as it unveiled the Corolla sedan at simultaneous events in California and China, underscoring the model's global appeal. Toyota was mum on additional details.

2018 75

“Toyota Safety Sense” preventive safety package-equipped vehicles top 10 million units globally

Green Car Congress

Toyota Motor Corporation announced that the total global number of vehicles equipped with Toyota Safety Sense (TSS), the Toyota-developed preventive safety package, has reached the 10 million unit mark approximately three and a half years after its March 2015 introduction.

2018 113

2016 Toyota Prius 'Coming Soon': 55-MPG Hybrid To Be Sportier

Green Car Reports

While Toyota remains coy about the launch date of its fourth-generation Prius hybrid, a company executive has confirmed that the car is coming "soon." Jim Lentz, CEO of Toyota North America, didn't release any specifications on the car when he mentioned it during the groundbreaking for an expansion of the Toyota Technical Center near Ann Arbor. Future Cars Fuel Economy 2016 Toyota Prius

2016 87

Toyota/Fuji Heavy EV Rumors

Plugs and Cars

Toyota is knocking plug-in cars at CARB and in the press and touting impossible to deliver near-term hydrogen fuel cell commercialization. Toyota Motor Corp is considering working with affiliate Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd to develop its electric vehicles," according to Mainichi newspaper as reported by Reuters. Toyota owns 16 of Fuji. Neither Fuji nor Toyota commented, but the Tokyo stock market saw Fuji Heavy's shares up 4.4%.

2009 116

Toyota and Panasonic to establish automotive prismatic battery JV

Green Car Congress

Toyota Motor Corporation and Panasonic Corporation have concluded a business-integration contract and a joint-venture contract toward the establishment of a new joint venture related to the automotive prismatic battery business by the end of 2020 (pending approval from the competition-law authorities in the countries and regions concerned). Toyota will hold 51% of the JV, and Panasonic 49%.

2019 73

Review: 2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

Hybrid SUV Blog

The mid-size Toyota Highlander Hybrid remains one of the few vehicles on the market that offers a large SUV experience, while getting reasonable fuel economy for its size. It uses Toyota’s Hybrid Synergy Drive system. The 2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is available in two trims.

2019 Toyota Corolla Hybrid hatchback debuts in Geneva for Europe

Green Car Reports

Europe Geneva Motor Show Auris Geneva Auto Show Toyota Auris HybridRemember hatchbacks? Actually, come to think of it. remember passenger cars? You know, the sedans and wagons and hatchbacks that don't have all-wheel drive and aren't jacked up 6 to 9 inches off the ground? They used to roam this fair land of ours, but lately, they seem to have been routed by crossover utility vehicles and SUVs and trucks of.

2018 64

Toyota develops “Total-care Service” for ride-hailing companies; rollout with Grab in Singapore

Green Car Congress

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) is introducing “total-care service,” a pioneering set of mobility services specially designed for ride-hailing companies. Singapore will see the first service roll-out, with Toyota Motor Asia Pacific Pte Ltd.

2018 101

2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Sneak Peak

Hybrid SUV Blog

For years, the Toyota Highlander Hybrid has been the go-to hybrid crossover for well-heeled suburbanites who were too embarrassed to drive a minivan. Maybe Toyota really did think of everything this time around? Toyota Highlander

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback returns at NY Auto Show

Green Car Reports

The Toyota Corolla is the world's highest-selling nameplate, having surpassed the Ford Model T and Volkswagen Beetle years ago. In fact, the Corolla lineup only regained its five-door model when Toyota shut down its. New York Auto Show Auris Toyota Auris HybridIt exists in many different models and varieties all over the world, but the U.S. hasn't always been offered the hatchback version.

2018 51

Toyota Prius hybrid sales have tanked: here are 4 reasons why

Green Car Reports

The Toyota Prius hybrid has been its maker's "halo car" and an example of its most advanced technology for two decades. sales Fuel Economy New car sales Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid Prius LiftbackLaunched from an early-1990s project to halve the fuel consumption of a small car, its hybrid-electric powertrain pioneered mass electrification of passenger cars. But the sales arc of what has grown to be a family of Prius.

2018 71

Toyota and DIFFER partner on direct solar production of hydrogen from humid air, rather than water

Green Car Congress

The Dutch Institute for Fundamental Energy Research ( DIFFER ) is partnering with Toyota Motor Europe (TME) to develop a device that absorbs water vapor, and splits it into hydrogen and oxygen directly using solar energy. Pioneering the world’s first mass-produced hydrogen sedan, Toyota is also actively contributing to finding ways to produce hydrogen without the use of fossil fuels. —Isotta Cerri, General Manager, Advanced Material Research, Toyota Motor Europe.

2019 104

KDDI, AT&T to connect Toyota and Lexus vehicles in US with 4G LTE starting in the fall

Green Car Congress

Toyota and Lexus are bringing connected car capabilities to their vehicles in the United States. Toyota Motor North America, KDDI and AT&T will collaborate to enable 4G LTE connectivity for all new model Toyota and Lexus cars and trucks.

2019 106

2016 Toyota Prius Spy Video: New Hybrid In San Francisco Testing

Green Car Reports

We've tracked down another video of the upcoming, all-new 2016 Toyota Prius testing on public roads. Videos 2016 Toyota PriusA San Francisco driver captured video of what appears to be a camouflaged Prius prototype on one of the city's typically hilly streets.

2016 Toyota Prius: Official Auto Show Debut At Frankfurt Motor Show

Green Car Reports

It was actually introduced to the world last week, but the 2016 Toyota Prius hybrid made its official auto-show debut yesterday at the huge Frankfurt Motor Show. Green EU Europe Toyota Auris Hybrid Toyota Yaris Hybrid regulationA large crowd of journalists from around the world crowded around the covered car, eager to see in person what so far they'd only seen in photos. And while hybrids remain a tiny share of.

2015 82

More pooh from Toyota

Plugs and Cars

Toyota pushed its innovative "21st century" car development into full gear in the early 1990s under company chairman Eiji Toyoda. Tags: toyota hybrid battery electric car Developing a commercial electric vehicle at that time posed a slew of challenges," the official said. That is the case even today.".a a battery pack's ability to hold a charge and its durability vary by temperature and driving conditions, the automaker points out.

2009 100

Toyota hybrid cars enjoy huge surge in sales

Green Cars News

Japanese carmaker Toyota has had a firm grip on the hybrid car market for many years: and now it is smashing through its own sales records. During the first quarter of the year, full hybrid car sales from Toyota and its luxury brand Lexus totalled 38,763: that’s up an incredible 82.3

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Toyota and Panasonic to jointly make electric-car batteries, explore solid-state tech

Green Car Reports

Toyota has been a laggard in the race to transition to electric cars. The company was an early leader in fuel-efficient hybrids, but has since focused on developing fuel-cell vehicles, and executives have expressed skepticism about electric cars and lithium-ion batteries. Now in an effort to accelerate its move to electric cars, the company may be. Batteries lithium-ion

2019 86

2016 Toyota Prius: Full View Photos Finally Leaked

Green Car Reports

With the 2016 Toyota Prius scheduled to make its global debut in Las Vegas on the evening of September 8, you had to figure that photos of the car would leak out at some point. Future Cars 2016 Toyota PriusAnd so they have. After years of spy shots of camouflaged Prius development mules, pre-production prototypes, and test vehicles, now we can see the actual lines of the 2016.

2016 87

Toyota investing $500M in Uber; two expand collaboration on automated vehicle technologies

Green Car Congress

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) and Uber Technologies, Inc. To accomplish this, technology from each company will be integrated into purpose-built Toyota vehicles to be deployed on Uber’s ride-sharing network. Separately, Toyota is investing $500 million in Uber.

2018 95

Toyota "Moves"

Plug In Partners

Toyota Motor Company J ust last month, there seemed to be good evidence that Toyota was looking at producing a plug- in. Now, Toyota is making it official. Toyota itself had steadfastly denied any interest in plug-in technology.

2006 130

Toyota to start sales of fuel cell buses under the Toyota brand from early 2017

Green Car Congress

Toyota Motor Corporation will begin to sell fuel cell buses (FC buses) under the Toyota brand from early 2017. Toyota plans to introduce more than 100 FC buses mainly in the Tokyo area, ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Main specifications of Toyota FC Bus.

2016 117

Toyota "Looking"

Plug In Partners

H ere is big announcement for Plug-In fans Toyota looking at Plug-in Hybrids Los Angeles Times June 20, 2006 By JOHN O'DELL Toyota Motor Corp.

2006 130

Self-fulfilled prophesy: Toyota FT-EV II concept

Plugs and Cars

Toyota is always saying consumers just don't want an electric car. Range is too short and too much is different about EVs, Toyota contends. Why, really, are they showing a concept electric car with less than half the range of Toyota's own decade-old RAV4 EV?

2009 130

Toyota's newest self-driving test car is a Lexus LS luxury sedan

Green Car Reports

Perhaps that's the logic behind Toyota's choice of its new Lexus LS large luxury sedan as the basis for the P4, its latest automated-driving test vehicle—unveiled yesterday by the Toyota Research Institute, or TRI.

2019 78

Toyota launches TOYOTA NEXT Open Innovation Program in Japan

Green Car Congress

In Japan, Toyota Motor Corporation has launched the TOYOTA NEXT open innovation program. The program is intended to promote joint development of new services by utilizing new ideas, technologies, and solutions held by various companies and R&D organizations regardless of scale, as well as by businesses that have already launched services, which departs from Toyota’s usual practices of trying to be self-sufficient in terms of development.

2016 76

Earth Day: 10 Questions On Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Cars To Ask Toyota, Honda & Hyundai

Green Car Reports

The Toyota Mirai has also been available in California since 2016, giving California buyers a choice. California Air Resources Board CARB hydrogen fuel cell Zero Emission Vehicle Fuel Cell Vehicles Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell Toyota Fuel Cell SedanWithin the next two years, three different hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles will be offered to California buyers in small numbers.

2018 59

Toyota pooh-poohs the plug

Plugs and Cars

In the wake of Secretary Chu's defunding hydrogen and fuel cell vehicles, Toyota continues its assault on the inevitable plug. Automakers the world round have had 100 years to suck every ounce of profit possible from the internal combustion engine, and Toyota intends to get at least a few decades out of its lead in gasoline-only hybrid vehicles. Irv Miller of Toyota says of plug-ins "this dog won't hunt." Tags: irv miller steven chu toyota bill reinert plug-in car

2009 100

Nikkei: Toyota and Panasonic to set up JV for production of EV batteries and development of next-gen systems

Green Car Congress

The Nikkei said it had learned that Toyota Motor and Panasonic will set up a joint venture in 2020 to manufacture EV batteries, with a focus on cost and scale and an eye toward rising Chinese players. Toyota reportedly will hold 51% of the venture. The plan is to supply to Mazda Motor, a Toyota partner on electric car technology, as well as Toyota subsidiary Daihatsu Motor and Subaru.

2019 94

Toyota develops general-purpose hydrogen burner for industrial use; NOx emissions below natural gas burner levels, zero CO2

Green Car Congress

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) has developed the what it says is the world’s first general-purpose hydrogen burner for industrial use in collaboration with Chugai Ro Co., The burner is now in use at the forging line in Toyota’s Honsha Plant.

2018 115

Toyota introducing Corolla Hybrid to US at LA Auto Show; at least 50 mpg

Green Car Congress

Toyota is introducing the Corolla Hybrid to the US market at the LA Auto Show. The new hybrid version of Toyota’s all-time best-selling car series achieves at least 50 mpg (4.7 As on the 2020 Corolla gas models, the Toyota Safety Sense 2.0

2018 127

Toyota partnering with Melbourne council for Australian first hydrogen FCEV trials

Green Car Congress

In an Australian first, Toyota Australia is partnering with a Melbourne council for a real-world trial of hydrogen-electric vehicles. From today, three Toyota Mirai Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs), the first of their kind to be driven by members of the public in Australia, will be provided to Hobson’s Bay City Council in Melbourne’s inner west for a 12-week trial. The Toyota Material Handling FC forklifts are the first to be used by Toyota outside of Japan.

2018 84

Toyota launches e-Palette autonomous electric concept and mobility system

Green Car Congress

At CES in Las Vegas, Toyota Motor introduced the autonomous electric e-Palette Concept Vehicle, which is designed to meet the demands of future multi-mode transportation and business applications. Toyota remains committed to making ever better cars.

2018 109

Toyota to supply its hydrogen fuel cell systems technology to Caetanobus SA (Portugal) Europe

Green Car Congress

Toyota announced that it will provide its hydrogen fuel cell technology to Caetanobus SA in Portugal. —Dr Johan van Zyl, President and CEO, Toyota Motor Europe.

Toyota, UH researchers improve performance of high-energy magnesium-ion batteries

Green Car Congress

Researchers from the University of Houston and the Toyota Research Institute of America have discovered a promising new version of high-energy magnesium batteries, with potential applications ranging from electric vehicles to battery storage for renewable energy systems.

2018 126

2016 Toyota Prius Spy Shots

Green Car Reports

And here it is: the 2016 Toyota Prius. ALSO SEE: Coming This Fall: The Return Of Cheap $2 Gas The Prius was widely expected to adopt some of the look of the Toyota Mirai fuel-cell car Ahead of a preview September 8 in Las Vegas, and an official debut at Frankfurt, spy photographers already found the 2016 Prius, uncloaked, in Malibu, California.