Toyota introduced the hydrogen-powered Mirai saloon in 2014. Now it is getting ready to take its advanced zero emission fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) technology to new heights with the second generation model. The Mirai has a driving range of around 300 miles, easy refuelling in a matter of minutes and no emissions other than pure water. Since launch, around 10,000 Mirai have been sold; at the same time, Toyota has actively supported the development of hydrogen fuel infrastructure in key markets.
Toyota has announced plans to introduce a brand new model to its European line-up, a small SUV based on a variant of the new GA-B platform. The name of the new model, volume plans and the timing of its introduction will be announced at a future date. The news was revealed to media attending a Toyota showcase event in Amsterdam, where a stylised silhouette of the future car was shown.
The new Toyota Corolla has proven popular with more than 13,000 reaching the UK’s roads since its launch in March this year. The British-built Hatchback and Touring Sports, plus the Corolla Saloon, are now getting a series of upgrades and are being joined by new model versions for 2020.
Following its debut at the Geneva motor show in March, Toyota has confirmed that a dynamic-looking GR Sport model will join the Corolla range this month.
Toyota’s C-HR crossover has undergone its first important updates since its launch in 2016. Well-established as one of the brand’s best-selling models in the UK, it now boasts an all-hybrid line-up and benefits from new equipment features and dynamic improvements.
The Toyota Hilux is getting a new series of updates. Entry-level Active Single and Extra Cab models now come with easy-care PVC seats and flooring, while the latest generation of Toyota Safety Sense technology is being made available across the range.
The 2019 Toyota Prius Plug-in is launched this summer with a new, five-seat interior. The updated model has a series of new features and options. What remains constant is the Prius Plug-in’s efficiency and versatility. Its rechargeable powertrain delivers an official 217mpg (WLTP data) with 29g/km CO2 emissions (NEDC correlated data), and allows an all-electric EV driving range, with zero emissions, of up to 34 miles.
Honda is back in the hybrid market. The vehicle for that return, if you will forgive the pun, is the new hybrid version of the companyís successful mid-sized CR-V SUV, and very good it is too. Honda launched its first…
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The Toyota Camry hybrid saloon is set to return to the UK this summer. The new car uses Toyota’s New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform. In anticipation of the Camry’s arrival, Toyota has announced prices and outline equipment specifications for the new line-up. The eighth generation of the world’s best-selling upper medium saloon will be exclusively a hybrid model in the UK.