Toyota Scion iQ EV plugs-in for official 2012 launch

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iQ EV plugs-in for 2012 launch

The Scion iQ, tiny EV car that could, got an 2012 launch yesterday at the annual dealer meeting in The quiet, though far from launch announcement frees 65 mile-per-charge roadster from its limbo. Shown off last at the Geneva Motor Show, the iQ had been put on indefinite hold factory production in the carmaker’s homeland ramped back up to

With all signs now set to go, the only still lingering is the micro-subcompact’s MSRP. Considering the recent of Norwegian Think’s EV offering. glad to see Toyota looking out for its guy.

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Confirms Highlights of Annual Dealer Meeting

LAS VEGAS, NV 29, 2011) — Toyota Sales, U.S.A. Inc. that its annual national meeting took place today. The private meeting was by representatives from Toyota’s U.S. dealers.

Speakers Toyota Motor Corporation President Akio Toyoda, Motor North America, (TMA) President and COO Yoshi TMS President and COO Jim Lentz, TMS Senior President, Automotive Operations Don Toyota Division Group President and General Manager Bob and Vice President-Scion Jack

Mr. Toyoda acknowledged the tremendous that struck Japan on 11, 2011 and thanked dealers for extraordinary support and donations. Toyota dealers and friends contributed $11.5 million to disaster relief.

Mr. Toyoda his focus on product and the company’s philosophies that will Toyota better than Other themes from his included:

The all-new 2012 and Camry Hybrid. Designed to the changing needs of the 21st driver, the new Camry will technologically advanced features, a design inside and out, performance and refined ride and

Future vision of mobility. New offerings like the all-new EV and telematics advancements stemming the Microsoft alliance will make Toyota’s vehicles better.

Greater regional Calling it his most important Mr. Toyoda stated he will those with local to make their own decisions.

forward, Mr. Toyoda said the is more committed and more than ever about a leader in the automotive industry, We must earn it with our and with our words, with products and great service and genuine affection for our customers and our

Highlights from other speeches included:

Recovery the disaster has far exceeded expectations. In production is expected to return to levels after July. In America, eight locally-built including Avalon, Camry, Highlander, Matrix, Sequoia, and Venza returned to 100 percent in early June.

The remaining North-American built models, Tundra, Tacoma, RAV4 and RX, will return to 100 percent in September.

Prius family remains on track. Prius the hybrid market with 50% market share. With the of Prius family, Toyota is on that brand strength and all the benefits of Prius in a variety of

Prius v, which arrives fall, has SUV like cargo nearly 60% more than the Prius, but still is expected to estimated EPA fuel economy of 42 mpg combined. The Prius c compact, in the spring of 2012, offers styling in a city-friendly vehicle we believe will be the most efficient hybrid in the U.S.

technology vehicles. New, vehicles arriving in 2012 the Prius plug-in hybrid, EV and Scion iQ EV. Toyota has committed to a fuel cell vehicle on the by 2015, and is researching bio-fuels and materials to help make that will be lighter, and more fuel-efficient.

Investment in North America. Our new in Mississippi opening this will build 150,000 per year, create 2,000 and represents Toyota’s faith in the American market.

State-of-the-art Toyota’s new Entune system, will feature simple, functionality and is compatible with every smart phone, debut this fall in the new v and Camry.

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