Toyota and Lexus 30 electric cars by 2030! We didn’t expect that! Electric Drive News

Wow! We didn’t expect that, because until now we thought that Toyota would rest on the hybrid models and focus more on the fuel cell, but first of all it’s different and secondly than you think. On the way to CO2 neutrality, Toyota is going on the (model) offensive: By 2030, the Japanese car manufacturer wants to bring 30 electric cars onto the market worldwide. You heard me right: 30 to 2030 and there are other news that we have briefly summarized for you. So hello and welcome to Electric Drive, the YouTube channel for the print magazine of the same name. Lexus will become the exclusive e-supplier in the region by 2030, five years later worldwide and Toyota will offer exclusively zero-emission vehicles from 2035. In addition to environmentally friendly hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles, the mobility group focuses on CO2-neutral fuel cell and, above all, electric cars. The compact Toyota bZ4X makes the start. The electric SUV developed jointly with Subaru will be rolling to Germany and Europe next year. But electrification doesn’t stop there. The car manufacturer is also fine-tuning the overall efficiency of its vehicles and, for example, is aiming for a power consumption of just 12.5 kWh per 100 kilometers for the small crossover model. The Toyota bZ small crossover study is reminiscent of the Toyota Yaris Cross and should have similar dimensions. Battery technology is also being successively developed for this purpose. Toyota increases investments in this area again. With the recent commercial production of bipolar nickel-metal hydride batteries, which consume fewer minerals and are less expensive with twice the power density, similar advances are expected for lithium-ion batteries. In addition, Toyota is also working on the introduction of so-called solid-state batteries: These enable higher performance, a longer range and shorter charging times, but have yet to come to market. With the improved batteries and the introduction of new electric cars, which also include a thoroughbred Lexus sports car and – listen carefully – an ultra-compact EV, Toyota wants to significantly expand its global sales. In fact, we see affordable electric cars rolling towards us here, as well as compact ones for the city – a field which, in our opinion, the other manufacturers are still criminally neglecting. The expansion and conversion of the model range accompanies the CO2-neutral production: Through the continuous reduction of energy consumption and the use of innovative production techniques, the worldwide production facilities will be climate-neutral by the year 2035. This leaves enough flexibility to be able to react to market trends and sudden developments. Looking at the first fifteen studies, we are certain that not all models will make the leap to Germany or Europe, but we are already interested in the other models and look forward to future reports. Sometimes you don’t have to be the pioneer, sometimes it’s not enough just to be 1st, because at some point someone will come along – they can do it better, do it differently or simply overtake and then take the lead. Does that also apply to the electrification of the Toyota and Lexus brands? We will see that in a few years at the latest, but until then the future will remain exciting and we are very happy that the Japanese manufacturer Toyota has apparently been working hard behind the scenes on the subject of electromobility in recent weeks and months. We showed you the line-up, from off-road vehicles to pick-ups, from small vehicles to large SUVs, from city runabouts to buses and from transporters for children and baggage to sports cars. Everyone should already be able to find their future car in this portfolio, and even if almost everything has so far only been studies and concept vehicles, we see great sales opportunities there, especially through the other brands that belong to the large Toyota family how do you see the development? Electric Drive on the web:

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13 thoughts on “Toyota and Lexus 30 electric cars by 2030! We didn’t expect that! Electric Drive News”

  1. Toyota hat lange genug geschlafen und versucht an reinen Elektroautos vorbei zu kommen. Hätte der Konzern noch länger gewartet, wäre es wohl eng geworden.

  2. Klasse Bericht und gute Nachrichten. Jetzt hoffe ich, dass wir auf die bezahlbaren Varianten des Toyota Konzerns nicht zu lange warten müssen.

  3. 2021: Tesla 800K, VW gut 300.000
    2021: Tesla 1.5 Millionen, VW ca. 900.000
    2023: Tesla 2 Millionen, VW ca, 1.5 Millionen
    2024: Tesla 2.5 Millionen, VW ca. 2 Millionen
    2025: Tesla 3.5 Millionen, VW ca. 2.5 Millionen
    2026: Tesla 5 Millionen, VW ca. 3.5 Millionen
    2027: Tesla 7 Millionen, VW ca. 5 Millionen
    2028: Tesla 7.5 Millionen, VW ca. 5 Millionen
    2029: Tesla 8 Millionen, VW ca. 6 Millionen
    2030: Tesla 10 Millionen, VW ca. 7 Millionen, Toyota: 30
    🤣😂 Was glaubt der Herr Toyoda was die japanische Regierung macht? Die lässt ihn nicht einmal Sepukku machen!

  4. Ja mit Toyota und seinen Nebenmarken wie Lexus, Subaru, Mazda etc muss wohl gerechnet werden. Wenn die loslegen bekommen wieder einige das fürchten. Aber eben loslegen mit den BEV sollte der Herr Toyodas endlich Mal richtig.

  5. this has been the most exciting News for me too
    I literally waited 30 years for this to happen… that's how long I been a Toyota guy and also been wanting EV's to happen…
    I been into EV's for decades before they even existed as a product from car companies…
    People used to convert old cars into EV's and they would be featured on old Climate Change documentaries that I watched in the 90s
    I'm also like hard core MR2 fan as I owned AW11 for 15 years and so all I have wanted most is a EV MR2 and EV Celica. I have owned 3 Celica's too…
    The SDN indeed looks to me to be based on the 4 door Corolla-based LIFTBACK Body our Prius uses…
    I hope Toyota discontinues the Prius and converts its factories to that SDN.
    Prius has such a bad name is why … and its served its purpose we could still have a corolla liftback hybrid version perhaps… but I know that's not happening because I have seen a prototype of the next Prius which looks a lot more like the SDN than the current model which also looks like it…
    At least they have fixed that body style again to be attractive again… it now looks like a LUCID indeed

  6. Hier hat eine echte Perspektive lange gefehlt. Sehr gut, dass Toyota die Effizienz als wichtiges Ziel anstrebt. Auch das haben die anderen Hersteller, außer Tesla vielleicht, aus den Augen verloren. Was nützt es auf E-Autos umzusteigen, wenn deren Energiehunger ins Unermessliche steigt???


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