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Toyota iQ EV Prototype for Geneva 14
Posted by Alex Ion in Automotive News, Concept car news, ev, Geneva Motor Show, hybrid, TOYOTA, zero emission on 02 14th, 2011

Toyota will be bringing in a new electric vehicle prototype to the Geneva Motor Show. The drive train will be based on the famous Toyota’s Synergy Hybrid Drive system. With this electric vehicle the company has in its arsenal, full hybrid, plug-in hybrid and fuel cell hybrid vehicles.

The EV gets the same all-electric drive as in Toyota iQ. With zero emissions and feeble running sound the car is sure sighting Toyota’s future plans.

The newly stacked up ultra flat and compact Lithium-Ion battery provides a range of 105 Kilometers (65 miles) while taking up minimal space, so that the car can seat four comfortably and still provide space for cargo.

The EV will undergo testing in Europe this year and will be on a lease-out program in Europe from 2012. Also headed from Toyota to Geneva are the Yaris HSD Concept concept car, the seven-seater hybrid Prius Van + and the sports car concept FT-86 II. The Toyota press conference will be held on the 1st of March.