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Toyota Mirai

Autocar Reviews 2015 Toyota Mirai

Autocar prepared a short review of the Toyota Mirai, which will enter the European market in September.  The article begins with the question “does it make sense?“, but there is no answer. As we already found from other sources, interior quality stands at higher level than in Prius. “The surface…

7 days ago by Mark Kane 53

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Plug-In Electric Car Sales Canada March 2015

It’s time once again to take a look at plug-in electric vehicle sales in Canada. For the month of March, it seems the Nissan LEAF has found its way back to the top of the charts. The Chevy Volt had been the reigning champ for what seems like forever, but…

3 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 6

Real Time EV Sales Reporting and Historical Charts Can Be Found Here

March 2015 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

As Spring returns to America, so does the plug-in vehicle sales. For many regions in the United States this winter set some new all-time record cold temperatures, and with that same fairly tepid sales for the first two months of the year – for February just 6,951 units were sold. However, March unexpectedly…

3 weeks ago by Jay Cole 39

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Toyota Mirai vs 2016 Chevy Volt

It is often said that the best comparison to a fuel cell vehicle (FCV) is to that of a plug in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), or better still, an extended range electric vehicle (EREV), like the Chevy Volt. Why? As we know, the Chevy Volt is one of the only…

1 month ago by Mark Hovis 94

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Toyota Wants All Its Batteries Back

Via press release, Toyota Motors Europe has announced that it wants all of its batteries back. This isn’t some sort of far-reaching recall though.  Rather, Toyota wants be certain that it handles the recycling and/or afterlife/second life applications for all of the advanced batteries it has in circulation in Europe….

1 month ago by Eric Loveday 6

Toyota RAV4 EV Recall Linked To Faulty Tesla-Supplied Component

Toyota Recalls All RAV4 EVs To Fix Faulty Tesla Component

Here’s the press release from Toyota on the recall that involves all RAV4 EVs ever built: Toyota Recalls Certain Camry, Highlander, RAV4 and RAV4 EV Vehicles March 11, 2015 TORRANCE, Calif., March 11, 2015 – Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., today announced it will conduct safety recalls of approximately 2,500…

1 month ago by Eric Loveday 35

Toyota Has Put Up A Little Memorial On The RAV4 EV, While Promoting What It Does Still Sell

Toyota Sells Last RAV4 EV

It’s the end of the road for the Toyota RAV4 EV. The last new RAV4 EV (VIN # ending 3351) was sold earlier this week at Hanlee Davis Toyota in Davis, California.  This particular example had been on the lot for awhile.  The actual ending VIN# for the last RAV4…

2 months ago by Eric Loveday 35