Toyota is an absolutely mammoth automaker, rivaling even Volkswagen in terms of total units sold annually. And that means any time Toyota makes a big company-wide move, the industry pays close attention. You may have heard about Toyota’s intention to move towards widespread use of the Toyota New Global … read more
Toyota may have pioneered the mass production of hybrid vehicles, but its move into next-generation power has been a less than direct process.
To date, the Japanese giant has focused its post-hybrid efforts on a plug-in hybrid EV version of the Prius and the ‘other’ future alternative energy: … read more
Toyota isn’t about to let its main bread-winner, the Camry, get old.
The Camry is, after all, the best selling car in America. The current model was new for the 2012 model year, and Toyota gave it a major refresh for 2015 after some negative reviews. Now Toyota is planning to release an all-new Camry … read more
Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda and other top executives will directly oversee the company’s newly-formed EV unit.
The company recently formed a skunkworks team to bring an electric vehicle to market, but an official statement claimed the initiative was staffed by just four workers. The quartet is said to include … read more
Toyota’s local arm strongly supports the adoption of hydrogen fuel-cell technology in Australia, despite the current lack of infrastructure.
Speaking at the showcase of the Mirai fuel-cell sedan and the company’s new mobile hydrogen refueller station, Michael Elias, manager for product planning … read more
Toyota plans to debut a large range of EVs in 2020 when the world spotlight will be on Japan for the Olympic Games in Tokyo, as reported by TMR previously.
With a requirement for the lineup of electric passenger cars to meet its core objective of ‘fun-to-drive’ and also provide a range between re-charges … read more
Toyota hasn’t let the lack of hydrogen refuelling facilities in Australia stand in the way of racking-up kilometres with its fleet of prototype Mirai fuel cell vehicles.
Clearly an interim measure, Toyota’s three Mirai sedans are on a local roadshow and being followed by a Hino 700 Series prime … read more
With major cities heading towards banning diesel-fuelled cars by 2020, reports in Europe suggest the all-new Lexus LS sedan will include a flagship hydrogen fuel cell model.
The fuel cell Lexus LS set for launch in 2019 is tipped to be based on the all-wheel-drive LF-FC concept car shown at the Tokyo … read more
Toyota Australia has revealed its mobile refueller for hydrogen vehicles, joining the trio of Mirai fuel-cell sedans that currently reside in Australia.
Comprising of a Linde high-pressure hydrogen refueller sat on the back of a Hino 700 series prime mover, the mobile hydrogen station will allow the … read more
While the Japanese company is turning an eye on the battery electrics with its latest company establishment, they’re still firmly committed to fuel cells.
With the Mirai now out and about – albeit in low numbers – around the world, Toyota has turned its sight on the next fuel cell project – … read more