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Toyota and EDF Energy launch Prius Plug-in Hybrid lease demonstration programme

TOYOTA AND EDF ENERGY LAUNCH PRIUS PLUG-IN HYBRID LEASE DEMONSTRATION PROGRAMME

…itute, it encourages support for the development of trials of electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, and of charging infrastructures. EDF Group already has almost 1,500 electric vehicles in its fleet and proposes to increase this to 5,000 between 2011 and 2015, a commitment that covers all of the vehicles that will fall due for replacement during that period. Potential benefits of developing electric transport solutions Less dependency on…

Score: 20,581
TOYOTA’S HYBRID SUCCESS STORY

TOYOTA’S HYBRID SUCCESS STORY

…specifically designed to be modular, so it is readily adaptable for use in Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs), Electric vehicles (EVs) and Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicles (FCHVs). To that end, the company has placed an emphasis on the development and production of key components such as motors, inverters, batteries and electronic control units Today, hybrids are already widely accepted as mainstream vehicles because they offer significant improvem…

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PLUG-IN HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLES POST POSITIVE RESULTS IN TOYOTA AND EDF ENERGY LONDON LEASING PROGRAMME

KEY POINTS Interim data deliver encouraging results for Toyota Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) Majority of journeys logged are at an average speed and cover an average distance that allow the greater fuel efficiency and low emissions benefits of PHEV to be realised Early indications show average fuel consumption in London area 27 per cent better than an equivalent diesel car London findings support intelligence gathered from Toyota PHEV pr…

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TOYOTA READIES PRIUS PLUG-IN HYBRID FOR 2012 LAUNCH

…e being measured in real-world demonstration programmes with 200 prototype Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) in Europe – 20 of them in London. Initial data are showing how the car can achieve significantly better urban driving performance than the best-in-class diesel and petrol models of comparable size. The London demonstration, in partnership with EDF Energy, is also monitoring battery recharging patterns and how motorists can time rechar…

Score: 3,801

TOYOTA AIMS FOR SALES OF MORE THAN 5.5 MILLION ELECTRIFIED VEHICLES INCLUDING 1 MILLION ZERO-EMISSION VEHICLES PER YEAR BY 2030

…on in the development and launch plans of hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), battery electric vehicles (BEVs), and fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). Toyota has been working toward creating ever-better cars and an ever-better society under the thinking of contributing to a sustainable society and creating mobility that brings smiles to customers. Addressing environmental challenges, such as global warming,…

Score: 3,801

TOYOTA PROVIDES DIVERSE MOBILITY FOR TOKYO 2020, INCLUDING A FULL LINE-UP OF ELECTRIFIED VEHICLES

…cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) such as the hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) such as the Prius Plug-in (known as Prius Prime in some markets), and battery electric vehicles (BEVs), including the APM (Accessible People Mover) and the e-Palette as well as Toyota Concept-i, which will provide a unique and wide range of diverse mobility during Tokyo 2020. The electrified vehicles Toyota will provide will include…

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BYD AND TOYOTA ENTER AGREEMENT FOR JOINT DEVELOPMENT OF BATTERY ELECTRIC VEHICLES

…. In 2008, BYD became the first company in the world to sell mass-produced plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs). BYD’s sales of BEVs and PHEVs have been ranked first in the world for four consecutive years since 2015. In 1997, Toyota became the first company in the world to launch mass-produced hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs). Since then, it has become a pioneer of electrified vehicle development and accumulated a rich array of technologies an…

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TOYOTA BOOSTS GLOBAL VEHICLE ELECTRIFICATION WITH THE RELEASE OF THOUSANDS OF ROYALTY-FREE TECHNICAL LICENCES

…types of electrified vehicles, including hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). In all, Toyota will offer approximately 23,740 patents awarded during more than 20 years of electrified vehicle technology development. The grant period starts immediately and will last through to the end of 2030. Contracts for the grants may be obtained by contacting Toyota and discussing spe…

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CHUBU ELECTRIC POWER AND TOYOTA TO LAUNCH ELECTRIFIED VEHICLE BATTERY REUSE AND RECYCLING VERIFICATION PROJECT

…he plan is to also include lithium-ion batteries from battery electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Battery recycling The two companies will consider establishing a mechanism to recycle reused batteries, collecting materials such as rare-earth metals, and reusing them. Both companies will continue to contribute to the further development of the region, aiming to achieve a resource recycling, low-carbon society through initiatives such as…

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TOYOTA SUPPORT FOR UK H2 MOBILITY GROUP

…xploration of a wide variety of technological solutions including Hybrids, Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles, pure Electric Vehicles and Fuel Cell Vehicles. These different applications of full hybrid technology will each play their role and co-exist in the future, in line with Toyota’s principle of “the right car at the right place at the right time”. Toyota has been researching fuel cell technology and hydrogen storage for almost 20 years and in…

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JAXA AND TOYOTA REACH AGREEMENT ON CONSIDERATION TOWARDS INTERNATIONAL SPACE EXPLORATION

…widespread use of electrified vehicles, such as hybrid electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, battery electric vehicles, and fuel cell electric vehicles. For electrification, fuel cell batteries represent an indispensable technology. “Fuel cell electric vehicles have the ability to emit reduced amounts of harmful substances, such as particulate matter, that are found in the air they take in. As such, they are characterised by having…

Score: 1,649