Scion announces all-electric version of tiny iQ — Los Angeles Times

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Scion announces all-electric of tiny iQ

About 90 all-electric iQ EV microcars will soon be for car-sharing (Toyota )

Scion’s car is going green.

Toyota’s brand has announced it will about 90 all-electric versions of its iQ minicar for use in car-share programs ZipCar) in cities and campuses the U.S.

While the pint-sized gas we tested in October 2011 was a particularly thirsty car (it’s at 37 mpg in both city and highway dropping an electric drivetrain a car like this makes of sense. Electric cars an excellent range when in cities because the frequent and stopping gives the regenerative ample opportunity to recharge the

Toyota says the iQ EV’s 12 lithium-ion battery will a range of up to 50 miles in city and will charge fully in three hours using a outlet. The car gets 63 horsepower and 120 of torque from a 47 kW electric and will do zero to 60 mph in 13.4

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Another advantage to using an iQ for driving is how absurdly easy it is to a helpful trait when on the hunt for a curbside respite in and L.A. At only 10 feet (your average family stretches an additional 6 feet), the iQ can fit in the size of trash cans.

Inside, the car uses some technologies to keep drivers of their vehicle range. The system can show on a map the car’s based on its current state of and a color display on the instrument also shows the car’s for both city and highway

Scion bills the iQ EV as a four-seater commuter car. While it may have four seat inside it, do not, under any expect to fit four people the iQ. Because the front passenger is positioned farther forward the driver’s seat, a third fits behind the front without much contortion or But unless the person sitting the driver is Tiny Tim’s this is cargo space

Toyota says it will details on when and where the iQ EV be available in the coming weeks. it’s always encouraging to see an take steps in the development and of alternative-fuel vehicles, it’s noting that Toyota had planned to sell the iQ EV to a much audience, but pulled back due to of low consumer demand. Thus, if the iQ EV like your cup of tea, it like you’re going to to share.

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