PHOTO CAPTION: Toyota Camatte isn't highway-ready, but could qualify as a NEV.

Toyota 'Toys' With Low Speed Electric Car

Camatte's top speed would qualify it as a neighborhood electric vehicle under US DOT FMVSS 500 regulations.

Published: 18-Jun-2012

If children are the future, then how do we get them driving clean, green electric cars?

It’s a question we’ve thought a lot about, but Toyota thinks it has come up with a solution, with a new three-seat electric concept car that your kids can drive.

As Automotive News (subscription required) details, the tiny car was unveiled this week at the Tokyo Toy Show, and measures 106 inches long, 51 inches wide and 47 inches high.


Hino Trucks Hybrid delivery van.

Dutro hybrid version gets 50 percent better fuel economy than the previous generation's diesel-only variant.

2012 Plug-in Prius will resemble current hybrid model.

In addition to the trio of electric cars, the company promises to bring a fuel cell model to market by 2015.

Toyota RAV4 EV will be available to general public starting in 2012.

Early reports on some blog sites incorrectly reported electric SUV would be available only to fleets and careshare programs.


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