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Toyota Counts India As Next EV Destination, Observes GlobalData

Following the news that Toyota Group India has signed a MoU with the Government of Karnataka (India) to invest US$530m in electric vehicles (EVs); Bakar Sadik Agwan, Senior Automotive Consulting Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers…

Toyota Unveils First Electric Vehicle Since RAV4 EV In 2014

Toyota, the top-selling automaker in the U.S., is rolling out its first fully electric vehicle in eight years. The company on Tuesday unveiled the battery-powered bZ4X small SUV, which starts at $42,000 and can go up to 252 miles (406…

Toyota’s $1.29 Billion Electric Vehicle Battery Plant To Create 1,750 Jobs In North Carolina

Toyota Motor North America announced plans to build a $1.29 billion electric vehicle (EV) battery production facility at the 1,825-acre Greensboro-Randolph Megasite, a KPMG-certified, shovel-ready site featuring the ideal combination of strategic location, world-class workforce and unparalleled transportation infrastructure. North…

Suzuki, Subaru, Daihatsu, Toyota, And Mazda To Develop Joint Technical Specifications For Next-Generation Vehicle Communications Devices

Suzuki Motor Corporation, Subaru Corporation (Subaru), Daihatsu Motor Co. Ltd., Toyota Motor Corporation, and Mazda Motor Corporation reached an agreement to develop jointly technical specifications for next-generation vehicle communications devices. They also agreed to promote the common use of communications…

Chevron, Toyota Pursue Strategic Alliance On Hydrogen

Chevron U.S.A. Inc., through its Chevron Products Company division (Chevron), and Toyota Motor North America, Inc. (Toyota) announced a memorandum of understanding to explore a strategic alliance to catalyze and lead the development of commercially viable, large-scale businesses in hydrogen,…

Japanese Truck Manufacturers Launch Development Joint Venture

The Japanese manufacturers Toyota, Hino and Isuzu want to establish a new joint venture on 1 April to promote so-called CASE technologies (Connected, Autonomous, Shared, Electric) in the commercial vehicle sector. Unsurprisingly, this also involves electric drive systems. Basically, the…

Toyota Launches C+Pod Ultra-Compact Battery Electric Vehicle In Japan

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. Toyota plans to further promote…

Toyota To Release An Electric Car With 10 Minutes Fast Charging In 2021

According to a report released recently, Toyota plans to unveil an electric vehicle with a new solid-state battery by 2021 and it looks like it will be a game-changer. It promises a 310 miles (500 km) range in a single…

Toyota-Panasonic Venture To Build Lithium-Ion Batteries For Hybrids In Japan

A joint battery venture of Toyota Motor Corp and Panasonic Corp said it will produce lithium-ion batteries for hybrid cars at a plant in Western Japan from 2022 to meet growing demand for electric vehicles (EV). The production line at…

Toyota’s Quick-Charging Solid-State Battery Coming In 2025

Toyota has chosen to focus on hybrid and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles as the cornerstones of its green strategy, but that doesn’t mean the automaker is forgoing an electric vehicle altogether. In addition to an EV crossover coming from the automaker…