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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…

4 days ago by Mark Kane 52

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….

1 month 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…

1 month ago by Eric Loveday 35

Hydrogen Station in Amagasaki city

Nissan, Toyota, Honda Agree To Jointly Develop Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure In Japan

Nissan has officially joined the hydrogen fuel cell bandwagon with this joint announcement “Toyota, Nissan, and Honda to Jointly Support Hydrogen Station Infrastructure Development” “Toyota Motor Corporation, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. have agreed to work together to help accelerate the development of hydrogen station infrastructure…

2 months ago by Eric Loveday 39

SiC-equipped Toyota Camry prototype

Toyota To Test SiC Semiconductors In Camry Hybrid, Fuel Cell Bus

Toyota launched in Japan a test program to evaluate the performance of silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductors (transistors and diodes) in power control units (PCUs) of a hybrid car and, in the case of FCVs, in the fuel cell voltage step-up converter. According to the Japanese manufacturer, power semiconductors account…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 8

Toyota Mirai

Toyota Announces One More Production Increase For Mirai

When you set an initial production rate really, really low, it allows room for several production increase announcements. Such is the case with the Toyota Mirai. We’re can’t even count the number of times Toyota has announced a production increase for Mirai, but here’s the latest one: Toyota to Increase…

3 months ago by Eric Loveday 58