Readers might remember Toyota's recent global rollout of the MIRAI sedan, for which the TFCS was developed. This new bus, incorporating the same system, is equipped with s 2 fuel cell stacks, 2 motors, and 8 hight pressure hydrogen tanks.
This week Japan’s apparently trying to sell some bigass submarines to an Australian navy keen on modernizing, a Japanese manufacturing conglomerate is opening a big new plant in Indiana, and Toyota has come out and publicly declared that the romance is over, and they’re not getting back together with Tesla.
Toyota announced that they are going to sell the Land Cruiser 70 from their popular rugged four-wheel drive vehicle line, Land Cruiser. It will be available in Japan for a limited time until June 30, 2015.
Toyota USA has announced that they are going to add the Persona to their new 2015 Prius model lineup. The price starts at $26,985.
Persona is one of the Toyota's Prius models that is customized for the American market. The first Persona model was released in the fall of 2012, and the new 2015 model will be the second in the line-up.
This week it’s Japan moving to subsidize the purchase of fuel cell-powered automobiles made by Toyota but hopefully some other players, too, Japan is sharing its earthquake proofing/resistance tech with Bangladesh, and the world's biggest messaging service that no one outside of Asia knows about is investing in America!
Toyota has just released its first hybrid full-time 4WD for its Crown series (Majesta, Royal, and Athlete).
All the new models have a hybrid system that combines 2.5-liter 2AR-FSE engine and motor, torsen LSD transfer and newly-developed hybrid transmission. Regarding high fuel-efficiency, the Royal series and Athlete series offer 21.0km/liter and Majesta offers 19.0km/liter.