Toyota will use its new e-TNGA dedicated electric platform for HiAce electric trucks, scheduled to launch in 2025

Toyota is working on an electric HiAce, due out in 2025. It will run on the Toyota bZ4x and Subaru Solterra’s dedicated e-TNGA electric platform.

Toyota and Lexus are launching a range of e-TNGA models, including the already revealed Lexus RZ and introduced 16 at the end of last year in concept form.

The concept fleet includes the Micro Boxes and the larger Medium Box trucks, although even the latter appear to be smaller than the HiAce. And, its price perhaps is a little higher than Toyota HiAce price.

As it is reported that the upcoming electric truck may feature a slightly shorter luggage compartment than the internal combustion engine-powered HiAce models, with occupants in the rear slightly further away than the HiAce H200-series. front-wheel-drive series. It could also have a longer nose, which suggests it will look relatively similar to the current H300 series sold in Australia as of 2019.

The “out-of-the-date” model, H200, still is sold in Japanese Market by Toyota. The nearly 20-year-old model will continue to be sold in the near future.

The newer and larger generation is not sold in Japan except as the GranAce (Granvia) engine.

Toyota is also said to be working on an electric successor to the TownAce, a smaller pickup that sits under the HiAce in Japan. It can also generate an electric motor.

The company sold a pair of electric vans, although these are improved Stellantis models sold only in Europe.

Proace Electric is the improved Peugeot Expert, while Proace City Electric is the improved Peugeot Partner.

The electric van market in Australia has so far been limited to the small Renault Kangoo Z.E. That is about to change, with the Mercedes-Benz eVito expected here this year and the new Ford E-Transit and Renault Kangoo E-Tech Electric due in 2023.

In 2024, Ford will launch the E-Transit Custom, Renault will launch the Master E-Tech Electric, and Mercedes-Benz plans to install its next-generation eSprinter there. Additionally, LDV plans to introduce Deliver 9 electronification in Australian Market. 

Late last year, Toyota introduced a range of sedans, hatchbacks, crossovers, electric sports cars and even full-size pickup trucks.

It plans to introduce 30 electric vehicles by 2030, led by bZ4x, with a goal of selling 3.5 million electric vehicles a year by 2030.

By context, the company sold 10,495,548 vehicles globally in 2021, of which 8,912,949 were Toyota-branded. The plan, announced late last year, represents a significant increase from the previous plan to sell two million electric vehicles by 2030.

Despite its large-scale EV targets, Toyota has consistently faced criticism for its slow EV implementation and reports that it has lobbied various governments to undermine its EV policies. surname.

Toyota has denied claims it is a CO2 emitter, arguing that the early adoption of hybrids and commitment to them has helped reduce its carbon footprint.

There aren’t many other automakers right now that have hydrogen fuel cell cars, they’re going to bring our first battery electric car to market next year, they’ve got hybrids, they’re going to have cars plug-in hybrid Sean Hanley, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Toyota Australia said.

The point is, we believe that carbon is the enemy, and to achieve carbon neutrality, you need to offer a range of technologies that fit the market you’re in, he argues.

According to data provided by FCAI, Toyota is the company with the lowest CO2 emissions per vehicle when it comes to passenger cars and light SUVs, but fares are far worse with the best-selling heavy 4x4s and commercial vehicles currently on the market. dominate in Australia in the particular region.

Our country is the world’s largest market for LandCruiser, the HiLuxonne is the best-selling vehicle on the market and the HiAce is the best-selling van in Australia.

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