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 Scion IQ Electric Car - 2012

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

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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

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

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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.

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Toyota: moving backward

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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/Fuji Heavy EV Rumors

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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%.

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Review: 2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

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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.

2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Sneak Peak

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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

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.

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Toyota Corolla hybrid will join Prius next year

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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.

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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 "Moves"

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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.

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Toyota unveiles flexible fuel hybrid prototype in Brazil

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Toyota unveiled a prototype hybrid flexible-fuel vehicle (Hybrid FFV) during an event Toyota held São Paulo, Brazil. The prototype is the combination of a flexible-fuel vehicle (FFV) that can be powered by both gasoline and alternative fuels such as ethanol, and Toyota’s hybrid system.

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Toyota "Looking"

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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.

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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?

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Toyota pooh-poohs the plug

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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

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Toyota Plug In

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Here's the story from the LA Times: Toyota promises plug-in hybrid vehicle in U.S., Japan and Europe by 2010 By Yuri Kageyama, The Associated Press June 11, 2008 TOKYO -- Toyota is introducing a plug-in hybrid with next-generation lithium-ion batteries in the U.S.,

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Toyota refreshes Prius+ MPV

Green Cars News

Toyota’s seven seat Prius+ hybrid is being restyled for 2015; with buyers to benefit from new design features, more equipment and colour choices. Hybrid cars Toyota

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Toyota brings hybrid car message to Surrey

Green Cars News

The county of Surrey in south-east England is currently making the most of Climate Week: and Toyota has been quick to get in on the act. Green cars Latest news Toyota green cars hybrid cars Surrey Toyota hybrids Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Toyota Yaris Hybrid UK

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Toyota and Tesla make a deal; NUMMI back in business

Plugs and Cars

Toyota's investing in Tesla. It's also great for Toyota. And give people something other than brake problems to think about when they hear "Toyota." Toyota gets to continue their "everything hybrid" goal without damaging the brand's strategy. As one whose 8 year old Toyota electric car with 78,000 miles on the original battery pack drove exactly 100 miles yesterday using 89% of the charge, I welcome Toyota back. This is a big deal.

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Toyota to display a concept EV

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22 -- Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Toyota will display a concept EV! My six year old Toyota RAV4 EV electric car continues to perform flawlessly and gaslessly. Toyota could provide global leadership today with plug-in cars. Meanwhile Toyota will continue to sell only petroleum burning cars. Still, even Toyota is facing hard times. Tags: RAV4 EV toyota battery electric car The press release couldn't be shorter. TORRANCE, Calif.,

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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

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Toyota whines about Ontario plug-in rebates

Plugs and Cars

Toyota has a go-slow policy on plug-in electrics. Despite having produced the RAV4 EV - the most useful, robust, and long-lived electric car - Toyota wants to milk its non-grid connected hybrid technology as long as possible before moving on to the next big thing. Ontario has announced a $10,000 rebate for plug-in electrics, and Toyota wouldn't benefit as they delay general release of their own plug-ins. Toyota should stop whining and delaying.

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

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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

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2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e: First drive of 50-mpg all-weather hybrid

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Between the unexpectedly wild styling, the very wide model range, the Prius Prime plug-in, and now the all-wheel-drive 2019 Prius AWD-e, it seems that Toyota has opted for a mix-and-match philosophy for the current fourth generation of America’s favorite fuel-sipper.

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2019 Toyota Corolla Hybrid hatchback debuts in Geneva for Europe

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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.

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Toyota hybrid sales top five million mark

Green Cars News

It’s official: Toyota hybrid cars have now sold more than five million models. According to official figures ending on March 31, 2013, Toyota hybrids have reached 5.125million in global sales: with around two million of these coming in the USA.

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2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e priced at $27,300

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Toyota has released pricing for the new all-wheel-drive version of the Prius that it revealed at the LA auto show last week. The base version of the all-wheel drive model will start at $27,300, including a $920 destination charge, according to our partners at CarsDirect.com. That's a premium of $1,400 over the front-wheel-drive LE. For the whole

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‘10 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

Hybrid SUV Blog

The 2010 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is a large SUV that makes use of the company’s Hybrid Synergy Drive system in order to return fuel economy numbers that are more often associated with family sedans rather than heavy trucks. Additional Reviews of the 2010 Toyota Highlander Hybrid SUV: Edmunds.

Toyota Snags a RAV4 EV

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As Toyota gets headlines for suggesting it will offer a few fleets a few plug-in hybrids in 3 or 4 years, it does what it can to take the myth-busting RAV4 EV out of private hands. Most people have been so pleased with their electric Toyota that they choose to buy the car outright. Why this leaseholder simply turned in his electric car to his Toyota dealer is unknown. But Eric Doebert, a salesman at Magnussen Toyota in Palo Alto, knew there was still interest in the car.

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2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback returns at NY Auto Show

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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.

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Toyota reveals new Aygo

Green Cars News

Toyota’s new Aygo is another highlight of the opening day of the Geneva Motor Show this morning. Toyota

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Driverless cars could increase pollution, warns Toyota

Green Cars News

Toyota has issued a cautionary warning that driverless car could actually add to urban sprawl and pollution. Toyota Editor Pick

2014 79

Toyota on concept EV: Just for show

Plugs and Cars

A bit more information today on Toyota's small EV. Tags: jana hartline toyota battery electric car The message, from spokeswoman Jana Hartline, is don't expect more information. There will be no press conference devoted to the vehicle at the Detroit Auto Show, where it will simply be displayed. “It’s It’s a concept we are bringing to the show basically to confirm our interest in electric vehicles,” Hartline told the Detroit Free Press.

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

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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.

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Toyota Tercel Electric Car Conversion

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I have a 95 Toyota Tercel. The most basic you can get, which is a 1.5 ltr with a manual 4 speed. What might I need in the way of converting to electric

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

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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.

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Toyota explores wireless charging

Green Cars News

Toyota has announced it will be testing wireless battery charging for vehicles with electric powertrains. Hybrid cars Toyota

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Toyota reveals new Yaris

Green Cars News

A refreshed version of the Toyota Yaris will arrive on the market this summer with new styling, better fuel economy and ride comfort. Toyota

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Toyota partnering with Melbourne council for Australian first hydrogen FCEV trials

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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.

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21 Toyota Hybrids By 2015

Hybrid SUV Blog

Toyota to Vastly Expand Hybrid Lines. If there was any doubt about an automaker’s commitment to green technology for its line of vehicles, Toyota sent a clear message with its recent environmental technology development announcement.

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Toyota unveils new electric car

Green Cars News

A brand new electric car from Toyota has arrived in the United States – in the form of the 2013 Scion iQ EV (pictured). The battery-electric four-seat city car has been designed specifically for urban car sharing programmes, particularly on university campuses; and Toyota is targeting around 90 units for these applications. Electric cars Green cars Latest news Toyota electric car electric cars green cars Toyota iQ Toyota Scion USA

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

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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.

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