According to Kyodo new agency, Toyota will start selling a compact electric-car in Japan starting 2012. While a Toyota spokeswoman said that she couldn’t comment on the statement, she said that the company has plans to launch an electric-cars in the United States by 2012 (she’s talking about the Toyota RAV4 EV).
Toyota, which currently does not offer a fully electric-vehicle will reveal a RAV4 EV at the 2010 LA Auto Show next week that has been co-developed with Tesla Motors.
Toyota currently owns a $50 million stake in Tesla Motors, which will provide the battery and motor for the RAV4 EV.
Toyota RAV4 EV Teasers:
– By: Omar Rana