Posts Tagged toyota

New 60 kWh Battry Found In IDS Concept Fits Snugly Into Almost The Same Space As Current 30 kWh Version (new pack is slightly taller) - photo courtesy of Daily Kanban

Nissan, Toyota Both Working On Breakthrough Battery Technology

The search for breakthrough battery technology continues… In two separate announcements made late last month, Nissan and Toyota revealed revealed that their both pursuing different technologies for the battery of the future. According to Automotive News: “Toyota is researching the use of magnesium, in place of lithium, as the base…

3 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 63

Toyota Prius PHV – by April 2016

Toyota Has Sold 9 Million Hybrids, Including 75,000 Prius PHVs

Toyota recently announced a milestone of selling 9 million hybrids, which includes some plug-ins. Nearly half were sold in Japan (4.376 million vs 4.633 million overseas). Despite introducing new models with hybrid drive, these are difficult times of late for hybrids. Over the last four years sales of Toyota hybrids have stalled between 1.2…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 20

CU-ICAR / Toyota uBox concept

Toyota Unveils Gen-Z Focused Plug-In Electric Concept Car

We didn’t expect a new pure electric Toyota, but one has been developed by Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) in partnership with Toyota Motor North America. Meet the uBox concept, designed to meet needs of generation-Z. “Most of Toyota’s North American vehicles are engineered in Southeast Michigan. The newest…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 53