Posts Tagged toyota

Toyota Prius PHV sales in U.S. – December 2015

Toyota Plug-In Electric Car Sales Flop In 2015

Toyota has “withdrawn” early from the first version of the plug-in hybrid Prius, which has led to a sales flop in 2015. That was bad news for plug-in market overall in the US, which last year lost some 10,000 expected Prius PHV sales. The new Prius Plug-In Hybird is to…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 25

2016 Toyota Mirai

Toyota Mirai Featured In Fully Charged – Video

According to a Fully Charged November episode, the Toyota Mirai is a decent car to drive, and is some way reminds host Robert Llewellyn of the Prius. It drives like an all-electric car (there is only an electric motor to propel the wheels), although there is small delay if you rapidly…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 35

2-Seat Toyota i-Road

Toyota Debuts 2-Seat i-Road

Toyota, between breaks between introducing the hydrogen fuel cell Mirai here and there, has improved its all-electric three-wheeler, the i-Road. The latest update consists of adding a second seat – judging by the size of the vehicle, probably not a full size seat. Several 2-seaters will now be used in new…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 30

Toyota Launched The Fuel Cell Mirai In The US Last Week

Toyota Mirai Captures “2015 Environmental Award”

Hydrogen fuel cell Toyota Mirai received the “2015 Environmental Award” from Austrian automobile club ARBÖ* (Auto-Motor und Radfahrerverbund Österreiche) In 1999, ARBÖ awarded also gave the award to another Japanese technology flagship, the Toyota Prius. The Toyota Mirai has been on the roads in Japan for a couple months, while just arriving in…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 22

Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive: Image Credit: Tom Moloughney

Daimler, Toyota Get Rich Off Tesla

In one of its recent articles, financial site The Motley Fool, notes that Daimler and Toyota earned hundreds of millions of dollars on Tesla Motors. Both companies invested ~ $50 million early on (Daimler in May 2009 and Toyota in July 2010) and sold the stock in October 2014. Value at…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 17

Toyota FCV Plus

Toyota FCV Plus In Tokyo – Images & Videos

Toyota doesn’t stop with the Mirai in the hydrogen fuel cell car developments. The automaker is introducing the Lexus concept and another Toyota concept called the FCV Plus. This one looks to the future, in which cars will become something entirely different than what we’re used to today. FCV Plus is AWD,…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 15

Lexus LF-FC Flagship Concept

Lexus Unveils LF-FC Fuel Cell Concept

Lexus LF-FC Flagship Concept is another hydrogen fuel cell from Toyota group on display at the Tokyo Motor Show. Those who counted on the all-electric cardboard car making it to production may be a bit disappointed, but let’s check out this new Lexus. This most recent concept is an all-wheel-drive limousine…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 14

Toyota Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles

Toyota To Sell 30,000 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars Annually By 2020

Toyota revealed more about its plans for hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. The flagship Mirai, which is “Flying Off Virtual Shelf,” according to the manufacturer, should reach over 30,000 sales annually by 2020. So let’s sum this up (year/Toyota’s expected sales of Mirai): 2015: 700 2016: 2,000 2017: 3,000 2018: ? 2019:…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 64