Sources inside Toyota said that the company plans to introduce three “new-to-market” green vehicles in 2012. Joining the upcoming plug-in version of the Toyota Prius will be a battery electric vehicle (BEV) and a yet-to-be-unveiled variant of the Prius
We’re guessing the Prius variant vehicle will the much talked about MPV version of the hybrid, while the BEV will be an electric-version of the Toyota iQ (seen in the FT-EV Concept pictured here), which is currently being sold under the Scion badge in the United States. The Prius vehicle will kick of the creation of an ongoing family lineup of vehicles that will carry a Prius badge.
Toyota will update the media and consumers about its progress on the vehicles on its web site www.toyota.com/esq.
Toyota FT-EV Concept:
– By: Stephen Calogera
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