Toyota iQ and the Aston Martin Cygnet | Hybrid Smart Cars

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Toyota iQ and the Martin Cygnet

A Tale of Two Vehicles-The Toyota iQ debuted at the Geneva Auto Show. A that challenges the Smart it is awarded as the Japanese Car of the Year. The iQ as actually an acronym of sorts.

The i for individuality, innovation, and intelligence, and Q for quality and the car#8217;s cubic

Compactness and cabin space are all by these specific factors: a differential, a center take-off gear, rear-angled shock a smaller air conditioning unit, an dashboard, and a slimmer seat

In addition, various safety such as airbags, traction and anti-lock brakes enable car to score high safety In fact, the iQ got 5 out of 5 stars in the Euro a safety assessment program for new

The iQ is powered by 3 different engines: a ICE, a 1332cc gas engine, and a clean diesel engine. All 3 are critically acclaimed for their low dioxide emissions as well as great fuel economy. In to this, an electric version of the iQ is in the works.

Based on the FT-EV, an vehicle concept based on the iQ, is to be released as part of Toyota#8217;s to produce a small electric by 2012.

The batteries for this car, in collaboration with Panasonic, the car a range of up to 93 miles. Its recent with Tesla Motors can help with the advancement of project.

Toyota and Aston collaborated on building a car called the Martin Cygnet. The Cygnet, to Aston Martin CEO Ulrich demonstrates the company#8217;s #8220;commitment to and integrity, whist respecting the to satisfy demands of emissions and

Based on the Toyota iQ, it is made to Aston Martin to comply the European Union#8217;s fleet emission standards that take place in 2012.

The bodies were supplied by Motor Europe NV/SA in while trimming is done at Martin#8217;s Gaydon factory. demand from existing Martin owners to be prioritized, car would be initially available in the UK, then the market coverage be gradually expanded.

As part of Aston Martin#8217;s pursuit of lowering its overall an electric version of the Cygnet is to come out of the market 1 year the release of the Toyota iQ EV. Expected to be by 2013 (if the iQ EV#8217;s 2012 date will be followed, it is with the same qualities in the gasoline version.

This car is a that the manufacturer known for its sports cars is fully the development of an all-electric city car satisfying Aston Martin

The Toyota iQ EV and the Aston Martin EV are two very different electric sharing one platform and one goal. is to provide zero-emission transportation in a package that can stand out on the

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