Toyota FT-EV Concept: Roller Skate-Sized Electric Sneaks Onto Detroit Show Floor

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Toyota FT-EV Concept: Skate-Sized Electric Sneaks Detroit Show Floor

eyes are not deceiving you, the FT-EV Concept is a version of the iQ, but lacking 1.5 seats and adding one battery pack in their While sized for Stuart it’ll likely be a huge when a production version is in 2012.

EV Concept Confirms Vehicle in 2012; First of 150 Arrive Late ‘09 to Lease-Fleet As Many As 10 New Gas-Electric Hybrids by 2010s

Detroit, January 10, — — Toyota Sales (TMS), U.S.A. today announced that it display the Toyota FT-EV on opening Media Day at the North International Auto Show confirming its plan to launch an commuter battery-electric vehicle by 2012. This announcement, with its compressed natural gas Camry Hybrid concept at the 2008 Los Angeles Auto signal Toyota’s intention to the scope of its advanced alternative-fuel development.

“Now, more than while we are so focused on the pressing of the moment, we cannot lose of our future,” said Irv Miller, TMS Vice President, Environmental and Affairs. “Nowhere is this important than with our duty and commitment to provide sustainable mobility with that significantly reduce consumption, our carbon footprint and greenhouse gases.”

The FT-EV shares its platform with the iQ urban commuter vehicle. a huge hit in Japan, the iQ is lightweight and four passengers in comfort and while delivering exceptional sporty performance, unique and a fun, youthful image.

Toyota’s FT-EV concept an urban dweller, driving up to 50 between home, work and forms of public transportation, as high-speed rail. Although, for the FT-EV remains a pure it represents a natural pairing of strategies.

“Last summer’s gasoline was no anomaly. It was a brief of our future,” said Miller. “We address the inevitability of peak oil by vehicles powered by alternatives to fuel, as well as new concepts, the iQ, that are lighter in weight and in size. This kind of electrified or not, is where our must focus its creativity.”

Although BEVs and new smaller like the iQ will be a key component of sustainable mobility strategy, the gas-electric hybrid, like the all new Prius, is considered Toyota’s core powertrain technology.

year, Toyota announced it planned to sell one million hybrids per year sometime the early 2010s. To accomplish Toyota will launch as as 10 new hybrid models by the early in various global markets. The new Toyota Prius and all new Lexus both debuting in Detroit, are the two examples of that effort.

Also, last year, announced that it would a large number of plug-in vehicles (PHVs) to global customers in 2010. That has been moved up.

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Beginning in 2009, Toyota will global delivery of 500 Prius powered by lithium-ion batteries. Of initial vehicles, 150 will be with U.S. lease-fleet

The first-generation lithium-ion batteries these PHVs will be on an assembly line at Toyota’s (Panasonic EV Energy Company,

battery plant, a joint-venture facility in which Toyota 60 percent equity. During its the new Prius was designed and engineered to either the lithium-ion battery with plug-in capability, or the hydride battery for the conventional system.

The 500 PHVs arriving globally in 2009 will be used for and engineering analysis. Lease–fleet will monitor the performance and of the first-generation lithium-ion battery, offering real world on how future customers might to the plug-in process.

“Future will have high for these emerging technologies. Prius PHV fleet program is a key step in confirming how and when we bring large numbers of hybrids to global markets,” Miller.

“Our business is no about simply building and cars and trucks. It is about solutions to mobility challenges and being prepared for more challenges in our very near

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