Posts Tagged toyota

Toyota hybrid car sales - July 2015

Toyota Hybrid Sales Stalled, While Plug-In Prius Drops

Since Prius was introduced and sold in volume, Toyota has always been associated with hybrids. In the US alone, Toyota and Lexus now offer 12 hybrid models. Recently, the Japanese company announced sales of 8,000,000 hybrids worldwide, but something jammed up in Toyota machine. Toyota was selling around 1,250,000 hybrids…

18 hours ago by Mark Kane 16


Toyota, Bosch And Others Join CalCharge Energy Storage Collaborative

Toyota and Bosch, as well as four smaller companies Blue Current, Ensor, EnZinc and ITN Energy Systems, joined the battery and electrochemical energy storage consortium CalCharge. As of now, CalCharge associates  18 companies, combining them with academic and research institutions, government bodies, and financing sources. The idea behind the CalCharge is…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 3

Fueled By Everything?

Toyota Mirai Advertisement – Fueled By Oil Creek? – Video

While marketing electric cars, manufacturers typically distance their products from oil, but Toyota doesn’t seem to care. Mirai isn’t even a plug-in (besides CHAdeMO in the trunk to export power), so maybe that’s why Toyota is taking a different marketing approach. In its most recent video “Fueled by Oil Creek…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 37

Mazda 3 - Efficiency Through Smallness

It’s Official: Toyota & Mazda Form Technological Partnership

It’s now no longer a rumor. Toytota and Mazda collaboratively confirmed that they are establishing a new technological partnership.  The goal is to “build a mutually beneficial long-term partnership.” In a statement, Toyota remarked: “By leveraging the resources of both companies to complement and enhance each other’s products and technologies,…

3 months ago by Eric Loveday 20

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 months 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 months ago by Eric Loveday 31