Toyota

Toyota Mirais Arrive In Europe

First Five Toyota Mirais Arrive In Europe

The future of the automobile Mirai has arrived in Europe. On August 8 in Bristol, UK and August 10 in Zeebrugge, Belgium, Toyota unloaded first batch of Mirai, the world’s first “mass produced” hydrogen fuel cell sedan. First 5 cars (3 in UK) is roughly 10% of the total planned…

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CalCharge

Toyota, Bosch And Others Join CalCharge Energy Storage Collaborative

Toyota and Bosch, as well as four smaller companies Blue Current, Ensor, EnZinc and ITN Energy Systems, joined the battery and electrochemical energy storage consortium CalCharge. As of now, CalCharge associates  18 companies, combining them with academic and research institutions, government bodies, and financing sources. The idea behind the CalCharge is…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 3

Ford Is Expected To Compete For Most EVs Sold In April With Their Surging Fusion and C-Max Energi Products

July EV Sales In The US Drops, As Ford And BMW Take The Lead

Ford is currently the only major plug-in automaker building cars that isn’t currently working through a generational switchover, product upgrade, demand/production crisis – or on an extended assembly hiatus. Perhaps unsurprisingly then, Ford lead the pack for the first time since February with almost 1,700 plug-ins sold in July of 2015, None of Ford’s plug-in vehicles…

3 weeks ago by Jay Cole 50

May Sales, Lead By The Nissan LEAF and Fusion Energi Look Make It Three Good Monthly Results In A Row

July 2015 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Heading into July, plug-in sales in America had surprisingly crossed the 10,000-mark 2 months in a row, and 3 of the last four – but July is the end of the pleasant surprises, as the EV consumer’s anticipation for 3 new offerings in September is crushing sales dreams this month. With…

4 weeks ago by Jay Cole 32

Still Not Very Many Fueling Stations To Be Fond In California For The 2016 Toyota Mirai Fuel Cell Sedan

Toyota Alt Fuel Manager: Hydrogen Infrastructure Lagging, Today’s Stations Not “Mirai-friendly”

Toyota opened its sales portal for US customers to request to acquire a hydrogen Mirai last week; with the company ultimately hoping to sell/place upwards of 700 of them in America California this year. So it was interesting to hear Craig Scott’s, (national alternative fuel vehicle manager for Toyota), take on the existing refueling infrastructure in an…

4 weeks ago by Jay Cole 124

Toyota Prius Plug-in hybrid

Report: Next Gen Toyota Prius To Have 30-35 Miles Of Range

Here is what we know for sure.  Production of the current generation of the plug-in Toyota Prius ended in June.  The next generation Prius PHV won’t arrive until late in 2016 at best, but will feature both an undisclosed amount of additional range and a slightly higher extended range MPG (~55). Today,…

1 month ago by Jay Cole 67