Toyota announces new BEV series Toyota bZ

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Toyota Motor Corporation announced Toyota bZ, its newly established series of battery-electric vehicles (BEVs), in establishment of a full line-up of electrified vehicles. Toyota bZ4X concept. The Toyota C+pod, which was launched in December 2020, is one example.

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Toyota Motor Europe invests in EODev to expand hydrogen solutions

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Toyota Motor Europe (TME) has become a direct shareholder in EODev ( Energy Observer Developments ). In early 2020, EODev and TME Fuel Cell Business integrated Toyota’s leading fuel cell technology in the Energy Observer boat, ahead of its Atlantic and Pacific Ocean crossings.

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FIRST TIMER – 2021 Toyota Mirai

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In this case we met with a married couple, Ken and Molly (and their dog Sushi) who purchased a 2021 Toyota Mirai FCEV. We contacted two Toyota dealers and only one, Tustin Toyota, got back with us. Toyota says the Mirai can go 400 miles, but we are getting around 300.

Toyota launches hydrogen production and refueling facility in Australia

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Toyota has commissioned Victoria’s first commercial-grade permanent hydrogen production, storage and refuelling facility at its former manufacturing site at Altona in Melbourne’s west. Sustainably produced hydrogen is the core element to fuel vehicles like the Toyota Mirai FCEV.

Toyota developing hydrogen combustion engine technologies through motorsports

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Toyota Motor Corporation is developing a hydrogen combustion engine in an effort to move toward a carbon-neutral mobility society. Toyota has long engaged in the innovation of engine technology.

Toyota Europe establishes Fuel Cell Business Group

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To maximize the opportunities for hydrogen in Europe, Toyota Motor Europe (TME) has established a Fuel Cell Business Group to oversee its hydrogen activities across the region. Toyota introduced the Mirai, the world’s first commercialized hydrogen fuel cell electric sedan, in 2014.

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Toyota Mirai drives 1,003 km (623 miles) on one fill of hydrogen

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A Toyota Mirai has set a new world record for distance driven with one fill of hydrogen. The new Toyota Mirai has increased the world record distance to 1,003 km (623 miles). The new Mirai is the second-generation fuel cell electric vehicle from Toyota.

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Toyota enters hydrogen engine Corolla in another race, with focus on transporting imported hydrogen

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Toyota Motor Corporation is entering a vehicle equipped with a developmental hydrogen-powered engine ( earlier post ) at the five-hour-long Super Taikyu Series 2021 Powered by Hankook Round 5 Suzuka S-tai, which takes place this weekend.

Toyota North America joins Auto/Steel Partnership

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Toyota Motor North America has joined the Auto/Steel Partnership (A/SP). Auto/Steel Partnership is a consortium of steel mills including members of the American Iron and Steel Institute’s Automotive Applications Council; General Motors Company; Stellantis; Toyota and tier one affiliates.

Toyota plans $13.6B spending spree to develop EV battery tech by 2030


Toyota Motor Corporation announced on Tuesday that it will spend a massive $13.6 In April, Toyota debuted the bZ4X BEV concept and announced plans to roll out 15 BEVs under the bZ (Beyond Zero) family. Toyota debuts bZ4X SUV concept, kicking off its 15 electric vehicle lineup.

Toyota co-brands zero-emission buses with CaetanoBus; battery-electric and fuel-cell electric

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CaetanoBus , the Portuguese bus manufacturing company, and Toyota announced the co-branding of the battery electric city bus, the e.City Gold, and the fuel cell electric bus, the H2.City Gold. The H2.City Gold is the CaetanoBus’ hydrogen powered electric bus using Toyota’s fuel cell system.

Toyota debuts all-electric bZ4X Concept

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Toyota debuts all-electric bZ4X Concept. The Toyota debuts its all-new all-electric SUV concept bZ4X for North America at Toyota Motor North America’s headquarters. The company in a major initiative taken a step forward by unveiling the Toyota bZ4X Concept.

Toyota to begin assembling fuel cell modules for heavy-duty trucks at Kentucky plant in 2023

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Starting in 2023, a dedicated line at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky (TMMK) will begin assembling integrated dual fuel cell (FC) modules destined for use in hydrogen-powered, heavy-duty commercial trucks. —David Rosier, Toyota Kentucky powertrain head.

Road Test: 2021 Toyota Sienna Hybrid

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Toyota long ago made a commitment to hybrids, with the Prius being the most successful result of the company’s commitment to combining electricity and gasoline. Toyota and its upmarket Lexus division have 16 hybrid models, making the combined nameplates the leader in hybrid offerings.

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Toyota extends battery warranty for self-charging hybrid electric vehicles

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Toyota extends battery warranty for self-charging hybrid electric vehicles. Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) said that it has increased the warranty on batteries for its self-charging hybrid electric vehicles (SHEVs) since August 1, 2021. Toyota extends battery warranty.

Toyota develops packaged fuel cell system module for sale

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Toyota Motor Corporation has developed a product that packages a fuel cell (FC) system into a compact module; the company plans to begin selling it in the spring of 2021 or later.

Toyota AI Ventures rebrands as Toyota Ventures; additional $300M to invest in emerging technologies and carbon neutrality

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Toyota’s first standalone, early-stage venture capital firm, Toyota AI Ventures, will change its name to Toyota Ventures and grow its total assets under management to more than $500 million with the addition of two $150 million early-stage funds: the Toyota Ventures Frontier Fund and the Toyota Ventures Climate Fund. —Gill Pratt, chief scientist of Toyota Motor Corporation, CEO of Toyota Research Institute and board member of Toyota Ventures.

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Toyota and Amazon Web Services collaborate on Toyota’s Mobility Services

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Toyota Motor Corporation and Amazon Web Services, Inc. AWS), an company, are expanding their global collaboration, applying AWS’ portfolio of services to expand Toyota’s Mobility Services Platform (MSPF), an ecosystem to help Toyota engineers develop, deploy, and manage the next generation of data-driven mobility services for driver and passenger safety, security, comfort, and convenience in Toyota’s cloud-connected vehicles.

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Toyota launches all-new Aqua (Prius C) hybrid in Japan; bipolar nickel-hydrogen battery

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Toyota Motor Corporation launched its all-new Aqua. The first-generation Aqua—sold as the Prius C in the US—came to life at the Iwate Plant of Toyota Motor East Japan, Inc. Comfort Pedal The all-new Aqua is the first Toyota model to feature the Comfort Pedal.

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NEDO appoints Toyota and partners to study developing large-scale hydrogen supply chain in Chubu Region

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Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) has appointed Sumitomo, Chiyoda, Toyota Motor, Japan Research Institute and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking to conduct a feasibility study on the receiving and distribution business of hydrogen in Chubu Region.

Toyota to slash EV costs by half, target just 10 percent range degradation in 10 years

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Toyota on Tuesday outlined a battery-development push aimed at slashing costs and increasing battery lifespan. The automaker plans to spend $13.5

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2021 Toyota Mirai arrives in US dealerships in December

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The second-generation Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV), which made its debut in 2019 at the Los Angeles Auto Show, will arrive in US dealerships—in California and Hawaii—in December. Toyota Safety Sense 2.5+.

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Toyota introduces new XSE Hybrid Grade Camry

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With the refresh for 2021 Camry models, Toyota is introducing the first XSE Hybrid grade, combining the Camry’s most fuel-efficient powertrain with its highest expression of the sport and luxury blend. Toyota Hybrid System.

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Toyota electric bZ4X Concept SUV makes N. American debut; jointly developed with Subaru

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The Toyota bZ4X Concept made its North American debut at Toyota Motor North America’s headquarters. The Toyota bZ4X Concept is the company’s vision for the first of a global series of battery-electric vehicles to be introduced under the “Toyota bZ” brand umbrella.

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Toyota develops fuel cell system for maritime applications; first application on Energy Observer

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Toyota, official partner of Energy Observer and an avid supporter of their project from the start, has developed a fuel cell system for maritime applications, with its first delivery destined for Energy Observer.

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Toyota shows e-Palette geared towards practical MaaS applications

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Toyota Motor Corporation is introducing an operations management system to support the providing of services that will enable practical use of the e-Palette, a battery-electric vehicle for autonomous mobility as a service (Autono-MaaS) applications.

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Revamped EV tax credit: Tesla, Toyota, Honda pushing back vs. union-made bonus

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Honda, Tesla, and Toyota are pushing back against a proposal by Democrats in the United States House of Representatives to give union-made electric cars an additional $4,500 federal tax credit. Both Honda and Toyota operate non-union factories in

Toyota Subsidiary Woven Acquires Lyft Autonomous Division

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Toyota’s Woven Planet Holdings has acquired Level 5, Lyft’s self-driving unit. The post Toyota Subsidiary Woven Acquires Lyft Autonomous Division appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

Toyota’s Entry into EV Market

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Toyota’s Entry into EV Market. Now Toyota has announced its debut into the electric car segment by announcing its concept of the Toyota bz4x which an electric SUV with a battery in its heart. Toyota bZ4x concept.

Tested: 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime is better off-road with EV Mode

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Within reason, the Toyota RAV4 Prime can tackle it. The versatility of the Toyota RAV4 Prime continues to amaze us. You name it.

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Chevron, Toyota to explore strategic alliance on hydrogen

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Chevron USA, through its Chevron Products Company division (Chevron), and Toyota Motor North America, Inc. Chevron and Toyota are seeking to work on three main strategic priorities: Collaborating on hydrogen-related public policy measures that support the development of hydrogen infrastructure; Understanding current and future market demand for light-duty and heavy-duty fuel cell electric vehicles and supply opportunities for that demand; and.

KINTO introduces all-new Toyota Mirai fuel-cell vehicle for car-sharing services in Sweden

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Toyota’s global brand for new mobility services, KINTO, is now introducing the Toyota Mirai fuel cell vehicle into its KINTO Share fleet in Sweden. —Johan Lundblad, Head of Mobility at Toyota Sweden.

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Toyota launches C+pod ultra-compact battery electric vehicle in Japan

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Toyota Motor Corporation announced a limited launch of the C+pod ultra-compact battery electric vehicle (BEV) to corporate users, local governments and other organizations that have been exploring new options to drive the popularization of BEVs.

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Toyota Australia and BHP piloting converted electric LandCruiser

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Toyota Australia has partnered with BHP to trial a battery electric (BEV) LandCruiser 70 Series at a WA mine site. Toyota Australia’s President and CEO Matthew Callachor said the trial is another step Toyota is taking as part of its bigger picture of a zero emissions future.

Toyota and Beijing SinoHytec form JV to produce and sell FCRD fuel cell systems for commercial vehicles

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Toyota Motor Company and Beijing SinoHytec have established a joint venture company to promote the commercial vehicle fuel cell system industry in China. The planned joint venture will be based in Beijing and named Toyota SinoHytec Fuel Cell (FCTS).

Toyota establishes Toyota Green Energy to conduct renewable energy power generation business

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Toyota Motor Corporation, Chubu Electric Power Co., and Toyota Tsusho Corporation agreed to establish Toyota Green Energy LLP for the purposes of obtaining and managing renewable energy sources in Japan and supplying electric power from renewable energy sources to the Toyota Group in the future.

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Toyota launches new RAV4 PHEV in Japan

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Toyota has launched the new model RAV4 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) ( earlier post ) through dealerships in Japan. The new RAV4 PHEV aims to boost the fun-to-drive appeal of RAV4, adopting the newly developed Toyota Hybrid System (THS II).

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Toyota moves closer to production with next-generation fuel cell technology for heavy-duty trucks; new Mirai system

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Toyota’s next generation fuel cell electric technology is now powering a new set of Class 8 heavy-duty trucks. —Andrew Lund, chief engineer, Toyota Motor North America Research and Development. Toyota Logistics Services will also receive three additional trucks.

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Toyota Blockchain Lab accelerating blockchain technology initiatives and external collaboration

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Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyota Financial Services Corporation launched a cross-Group virtual organization, Toyota Blockchain Lab, in April 2019. In this regard, Toyota Blockchain Lab will expand collaborations more with its various partner companies.

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Toyota and Toyota Industries announce new battery for hybrid electric vehicles

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Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyota Industries Corporation announced that they have jointly developed a new battery for hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) in anticipation of the further development and market introduction of HEVs, which are forecasted to expand rapidly in the future. The companies said they will release information such as target vehicle models as well as battery specifications and performanc prior to equipping Toyota HEVs with the new batteries.

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Toyoda Gosei receives Toyota’s Technology & Development Award for development of high-pressure hydrogen tanks; 3rd tank in MIRAI

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received the Technology & Development Award from Toyota Motor Corporation for the development of high-pressure hydrogen tanks used on the new MIRAI, launched by Toyota in December 2020. Toyoda Gosei developed the new tank together with Toyota Motor Corporation. Toyoda Gosei Co.,

Port of Los Angeles rolls out $82.5M hydrogen fuel cell electric freight demonstration; Toyota fuel cell technology

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The Port’s technology development partners are Toyota Motor North America, which designed and built the powertrain’s fuel cell electric power supply system; Kenworth Truck Co., This is an important milestone in Toyota’s drive toward carbon neutrality.

Toyota REXH2 fuel cell module successfully tested on boat over more than 7,000 nautical miles, including trans-Atlantic crossings

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The REXH2 is a modular maritime hydrogen power solution developed around Toyota’s fuel cell technology. The Toyota Fuel Cell Module inside the REXH2 delivers up to 60 kW rated net power and is based on the existing fuel cell technology from the Toyota Mirai.

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