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The RAV4 EV rises again – Toyota and Tesla reveal new electric SUV

Toyota’s new RAV4 EV, which was revealed today at the Electric Vehicle Symposium in Los Angeles, represents several milestones for the auto industry. It’s Toyota’s first all-electric vehicle, and the only electric SUV on the market so far. It’s also the only EV model ever to rise from the dead – the original RAV4 EV… Read more »

Toyota secures mother lode of lithium in Argentina

  Listen to my story ‘bout a company named Toyota Crankin out the Pria, tryin to make their sales quota Without enough batteries, production would halt Good thing they found a bunch of carbonate salt Lithium, that is…white gold…Argentine applesauce… …but seriously folks, Japanese news site Nikkei reported this week that the Toyota Tsusho Corporation… Read more »

Even as automakers push EVs, they continue lobbying against climate action

Automakers are continuing to improve their electric vehicles, expanding the selection of models, and (finally!) running some substantial ad campaigns for their EV offerings. Some of them are talking huge games for the future, making headlines with plans to introduce dozens of new EVs, and even to phase out gas-burners. However (surprise, surprise), most of… Read more »

Auto CEOs and Biden administration officials call for charging interoperability

The White House recently held a virtual meeting with representatives of most of the major automakers to discuss electric vehicles and charging. According to Reuters, senior Biden administration officials and automotive leaders agreed on the importance of interoperability for charging infrastructure. “There was broad consensus that charging stations and vehicles need to be interoperable and… Read more »

GM’s lead battery pack engineer to give keynote address at Charged Virtual Conference in April

General Motors is arguably the most charged of the legacy automakers—the company plans to launch 30 new battery-electric vehicles by 2025 across a wide range of segments, all using its next-generation Ultium platform. Charged is pleased to announce that GM’s Engineering Technical Leader for High-Voltage Battery Packs will deliver a keynote address at our upcoming… Tags: , , , , , , ,

2023 Subaru Solterra: The ‘Love’ brand finally gets an electric SUV

Subaru’s outdoorsy buyers can now travel to their adventures in a zero-emission SUV with the company’s usual all-wheel drive. The new 2023 Subaru Solterra crossover utility vehicle is the first all-electric vehicle from the small Japanese maker known for its rugged, affordable, all-wheel-drive vehicles; adventurous owners; and ads featuring Golden and Labrador Retrievers. For a… Read more »

Hino Trucks offers all-inclusive solution for fleet electrification

Hino Trucks, a Toyota Group company, manufactures a lineup of Class 4-8 commercial trucks in the US. The company is developing electric trucks, which it hopes to bring into low-volume production by 2023. Now the truck-maker has introduced Hino INCLUSEV, a portfolio of end-to-end EV solutions that includes customer EV consulting, intelligent charging, warrantied infrastructure,… Read more »