Posts Tagged toyota

Toyota Mirai production line: FC Stack installation

Toyota Mirai Production Ceiling Is 3,000 Units Per Year

Toyota Mirai is the promised future of transportation, although it seems that Toyota is struggling to deliver on that promise. Production goals are very low compared to current electric cars and in Japan the waiting queue for Mirai is already three years long! If you order Mirai now, delivery is…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 60

Toyota Leahead Electric Car Concept

Toyota Reveals Plans For Electric Car Rollout In China

Toyota is the definition of compliance. In the U.S., Japan and Europe, Toyota has begun to make the switch to hydrogen fuel cell electric cars.  Toyota’s FCEV move makes CARB happy, satisfies Japan’s push towards hydrogen and even makes the leaders of some European countries smile. CARB, along with some…

4 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 31

Toyota Mirai On Display At Dedicated Showroom

Toyota Opens Special Mirai Showroom

Simply to showcase and offer test drives in Mirai, Toyota has opened this dedicated Mirai hydrogen fuel cell car showroom located “within a hydrogen station operated by Iwatani Corporation in Tokyo’s Minato Ward.” Here are the details: New Toyota Mirai Showroom in Downtown Tokyo Offers a Glimpse of the Future…

1 month ago by Eric Loveday 23

Fueled By Bullsh*t

Toyota Embraces Hydrogen “Bullsh*t” – Video

Tesla CEO Elon Musk often refers to hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles as “fool cells” and he’s even stated this on record: “And then they’ll say certain technologies like fuel cell … oh god … fuel cell is so bullshit. Except in a rocket.” Well, Toyota is now embracing this “bullsh*t” reference…

1 month ago by Eric Loveday 94

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…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 53

Prius Battery

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….

2 months ago by Eric Loveday 6

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…

3 months ago by Eric Loveday 36