Browsing the "Toyota RAV4 EV" Tag

Toyota Offering Early Adopters Up To $17,500 Off of RAV4 EV Purchase

December 26th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Nobody seems overly-impressed with the new Toyota RAV4 EV. With a price tag similar to the Tesla Model S, but less than half the range, and sales limited to just California, calls of “compliance car” were shouted by many a blog. But in an interesting twist, Toyota is offering buyers a chance to cut the RAV4 EV’s price down to a much more acceptable level

Toyota Supra Successor May Be An EV, Have Tesla Roots

November 16th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

For more than a decade, Toyota did not have a single legitimate sports car in its lineup after the Supra was discontinued. Since the late 1990s, journalists have speculated about the return of a Supra, and now that talk is starting to bubble to the surface again. And this time the talk includes an all-electric Toyota Supra that could have Tesla roots.

Scion iQ EV Will Be Available For College And Car-Sharing Usage Only

October 18th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

A couple of years ago when Toyota announced it was working on an all-electric version of its iQ microcar, EV enthusiasts were excited. But last month Toyota backtracked, saying it would launch just a small fleet of the tiny iQ EV. The Japanese automaker has now released details on where those few EVs are going, and it is mostly to college campuses and car-sharing services

Toyota Dealers Would Rather Sell Hybrids Than EVs

October 15th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Electric cars are having a hard time reaching massive acceptance among the car-buying public, and it isn’t just consumers who are concerned. A new study shows that Toyota’s own dealers prefer selling hybrid models like the Prius to pure electric vehicles. Just one more roadblock to EV acceptance.

The Bottom Drops Out? Toyota Electric Car Sales Nixed

September 24th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

The world has not embraced fully electric vehicles the way many analsyts have predicted, and it is causing quite a star in the auto industry. With Toyota’s announcement to severely curtail development of an electric version of the iQ microcar, the EV industry seems to be in dire straits indeed

Toyota Rav4 EV Lease Will Cost $599 A Month

September 18th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Toyota has taken a lot of flack for producing what many are calling a “compliance car” in the Toyota Rav4 EV. With a $49,800 price tag and production initially limited to just 2,600 units, the Rav4 EV isn’t what one would call “affordable.” However, leasing options may make it slightly more attractive for the well-heeled EV enthusiast

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