Toyota has expanded the plans for the electrification of six global models

Toyota has expanded the plans for the electrification of six global models

Toyota intends to accelerate the development of electric vehicles, planning to release at least 10 models worldwide by 2020, including 6 global models based on its new platform, e-TNGA.

The Japanese automaker has announced its intention to electrify all its models by 2030. Under this plan, Toyota plans to sell at least 1 million electric cars with hydrogen fuel cells and 4.5 million hybrids – the technology in which the firm has long been a forerunner.

The program of creation of electric vehicles Toyota will start in 2020, when the firm will launch the electric version of the Toyota C-HR and Izoa in China along with double city car, intended only for Japan. The latter will reach a maximum speed of 60 km/h. later will be developed and other ultra-compact models.

Toyota also plans to develop at least 6 global vehicles, including the framework to the recently announced cooperation with Suzuki and Subaru, on the basis of an electric version of its platform TNGA.

The new range will include a compact SUV, which is being developed together with the engineers of Suzuki, and mid-size SUV, which helps Subaru. Toyota also plans to develop a crossover, large SUV, sedan and minivan with its partners.

The platform of the Toyota e-TNGA was created to provide flexibility and is used for the production of cars with front-wheel and rear-wheel drive, with power units on the front and rear axle respectively, or two-engine all-wheel drive models.