Toyota confirms i-Road electric trike for production

October 8, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Japan , Toyota , Electric The wacky, three-wheeled Toyota i-Road we saw in Geneva earlier this year will be heading to production. But before you run down to your local Toyota dealer looking for one of these all-electric “personal mobility” vehicles, chances are, you’ll never actually see one unless you visit Japan. Announced at the Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies ( CEATEC ) expo last week, Toyota said that the i-Road would be used as a part of the Ha:Mo car-sharing system in Japan. Weighing in at around 661 pounds, with a 28-mile-per-hour top speed and a two-passenger seating arrangement, the i-Road seems more like a fully enclosed scooter than a car, but it does offer a 30-mile driving range and has a nifty articulating front suspension that leans into corners. As for Ha:Mo, Toyota says that the number of cars in the program will increase from 10 prior to October 1 to 100 by the middle of this month, and the number of stations will almost double from 13 up to 21. Toyota has more details about the car and Ha:Mo in the press release posted below . Continue reading Toyota confirms i-Road electric trike for production Toyota confirms i-Road electric trike for production originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 08 Oct 2013 08:57:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Toyota Invests Again in Indiana, Creating 200 New Jobs

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ERLANGER, Ky. (July 26, 2013) –As consumer demand for Toyota’s Highlander continues to grow, the company’s Princeton, Ind., plant is planning to grow with it.

Toyota to Increase 4-Cylinder Engine Capacity in Kentucky

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Toyota’s Canadian Manufacturing Operation to Increase RAV4 Volume

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CAMBRIDGE, Ontario (March 28, 2012) – Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc. (TMMC) will increase RAV4 production at its Woodstock, Ontario assembly plant from 150,000 annual capacity to 200,000 vehicles.

Toyota Increasing U.S. Transmission Production

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Toyota to Increase Highlander Output, Including Hybrid and Exports, in Indiana

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ERLANGER, Ky. (Feb. 8, 2012) – Toyota will increase production of the Highlander mid-size SUV in late 2013 at the company’s Princeton, Ind. plant.

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