Toyota motors bring 3 new electrified vehicles in the US market today. The company announced this on Wednesday to reach more customers by offering a variety of lower emission and zero-emission cars and SUVs.
As per the sources, two of the new vehicles will be 100% electric and the third vehicle will be a plug-in hybrid.
One can expect all these 3 vehicles in 2022.
This step was taken by the company to offer multiple powertrain choices to the users as per their needs, Bob Carter, TMNA’s executive vice president of sales said.
For now, Company developing and selling hybrids and plug-in hybrids like the Toyota Prius and Toyota RAV4 and fuel cell vehicles such as the Toyota Mirai in the market across the globe.
Automaker also claimed that by 2025 their all of Toyota and Lexus models will have an electrified option.
They are developing a dedicated battery-electric platform called e-TNGA that can be configured to meet different needs.
The company aims to have 40% of new vehicle sales be electrified models by 2025. And their long time target is to take it to 70% By 2030.
Gill Pratt chief scientist of Toyota Motor Corporation and CEO of Toyota Research Institute said “We believe the fastest way to lower greenhouse gases in the transportation sector is to offer drivers lower carbon choices that meet their needs,” “At every price point and with multiple powertrains, we can put more people in cleaner automobiles across North America to have the greatest near-term impact on total carbon emissions.”
As per their internal research team, Toyota’s both battery-electric model and a plug-in hybrid model are giving roughly the same in on-road performance.
Researchers also shared that the production of a PHEV emits less GHG since it uses a smaller, lighter weight battery.
And comparing to the BEV vehicle plug-in hybrids are less expensive for buyers.
Toyota argument said that “BEVs and PHEVs can provide similar environmental benefits”
TechCrunch – “One of the BEVs will be Toyota branded and imported from Japan at the start of production, according to the automaker.”