The Toyota Prius isn’t able to compete against vehicles offering up a range of 300 miles range and this means that soon it may be heading off into the sunset for retirement.
Toyota has come up with an in-house company with the aim of bringing out an electric vehicle that is able to compete. While they are into fuel cell technology Toyota does realise that they have to bring out an electric vehicle by 2020.
The in-house company has taken staff from four of the companies of Toyota and it allows them to work on management structures and focus on the Toyota EV. When it arrives on the market it is thought that this is when the Toyota Prius will be driving off into the sunset.
The research and development team of Toyota is going to come up with an electric vehicle that can compete with the other electric vehicles offering a range of 300 miles. Toyota is thought to be launching the EV in Japan in 2020.
Toyota will also keep up with the fuel cell vehicles as after all the Toyota Mirai is known to be the ultimate in eco-cars. So do you think we will be saying goodbye to the Toyota Prius when the electric vehicle makes its way out?