Toyota

Scion iQ - From Thousands Per Year To 91 Lifetime Sales

Toyota CEO Comments On RAV4 EV, Scion iQ EV

Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz doesn’t often discuss electric vehicles, but when he does, the conversation always turns to fuel cells: “I would rather invest my dollars in fuel cell development than in another 2,500 EVs.” It’s 2,600 actually, but who’s keeping track. Technically, Toyota offers two pure electric…

1 week ago by Eric Loveday 93

Chevy Volt

Canada Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales June 2014

June was a record-setting month for at least on plug-in electric vehicle in Canada.  Surprisingly, the vehicle that set the record didn’t even top the Canadian plug-in electric sales chart last month. Once again, it was the Chevy Volt that took the #1 spot on the plug-in electric vehicle sales…

2 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 6

Toyota i-Road

Toyota i-ROAD: Tokyo Trials – Video

Toyota seems reluctant to do full size electric cars, but the Japanese company is trying to develop personal mobility vehicles with electric drive. One of the few examples of such vehicle is Toyota’s i-Road three-wheelers, used in car sharing schemes. Here is a video from Tokyo trials: “Toyota’s i-ROAD compact…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 5

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

June 2014 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Mass produced plug-in electric vehicles have been on sale in the United States since December of 2010.  Since then how many times have year-over-year comps been flat or down? Absolutely zero…and it hasn’t even been close. After a setting an all-time record high for EV sales in May with an estimated 12,053…

3 weeks ago by Jay Cole 39

Toyota Fuel Cell Sedan

Toyota Fuel Cell Sedan Makes US Debut Today

It made is Japanese debut on Wednesday and now today Toyota’s fuel cell sedan is already making its US debut: “Toyota’s first commercial zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle (FCV) is coming to the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival. First unveiled in Japan on Wednesday afternoon, the vehicle will make its…

4 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 51