Toyota to Partner with BYD for Affordable China-Only EV, Report Says 

Veteran Japanese carmaker Toyota has reportedly partnered with Chinese electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer BYD, to use the latter’s battery technology in an upcoming all-electric sedan, slated to launch exclusively in China in late 2022 — reports Automotive News. Toyota turns to BYD for new China EV battery tech, report says — Automotive News […]

Toyota bZ4X EV U.S. Release Date: Spring 2022

According to Automotive News, the all-electric 2022 Toyota bZ4X crossover will launch in the U.S. sometime in the spring, with an estimated range of up to 250 miles (~402 km). 2022 Toyota bZ4X to arrive to U.S. in spring with range of up to 250 miles — Automotive News (@Automotive_News) November 17, 2021 Toyota […]

Toyota bZ4X EV Unveiled, With Tesla-Like Yoke Steering Wheel

Following Toyota’s announcement of the bZ4X concept earlier this year, the company has officially released specs and other details about the upcoming bZ line of electric vehicles (EVs). Toyota announced the all-electric bZ4X production model, set to launch globally in mid-2022 according to a press release shared on Thursday. The bZ4X is set to be […]

Toyota Announces $3.4 Billion Investment into EV Battery Production in U.S.

As Toyota unveils more plans for zero-emission cars in years to come, including the Toyota bZ4X unveiled earlier this year, the company is looking towards how it will bolster the production of zero-emission car batteries over the next decade. Toyota announced plans on Monday to invest $3.4 billion USD into localizing automotive battery production in […]

Toyota Head Warns Apple of ’40-Year Commitment’ to Customers

Legacy automakers are sharing their concerns, or rather, lack thereof, about the upcoming Apple Car, including a recent set of statements from Toyota’s head executive. Toyota Motors President Akio Toyoda said Thursday he would welcome Apple’s potential entry into the auto market, but also said that the tech company should prepare for many decades of […]

Toyota Announces Electric SUV for Europe Coming in 2021

Toyota plans to unveil a brand new European-style electric SUV in 2021, before releasing the rest of an all-electric line, as reported by Autocar. The unnamed model will be similar in size to the CR-V and is set to be built at the company’s all-electric factory in Japan. It will also be the company’s first […]

Toyota President Trash Talk: Tesla ‘Has Not Created a Real Business’

Tesla has “not created a real business in the real world yet,” said Akio Toyoda, President of the Toyota Motor Corporation, according to a report by CNBC. Toyota president: Tesla has 'not created a real business in the real world yet' — CNBC (@CNBC) November 6, 2020 Fielding questions after Friday’s earnings call, Toyota executives […]