2012 Toyota RAV4
Next year, we’re seeing a whole new group of all-electric car hit the streets, including the much-anticipated rebirth of Toyota’s all-electric crossover, the 2012 RAV4 EV. With a drivetrain engineered by Tesla motors, a 100 mile range and a legendary reputation to live up to, the 2012 RAV4 EV promises to be an interesting drive. But unless you live in California, you won’t be among the first people to buy one, a Toyota executive is quoted as saying earlier this week. In an interview with Wards Auto, Bob Carter, group vice-president and general manager of Toyota Motor U.S.A...
2010 LA Auto Show: Toyota-Tesla RAV4 EV, Under the Hood
There's a lot we don't know about the 2012 Toyota RAV4 EV that Japan's largest automaker is prototyping with Silicon Valley startup Tesla Motors. That includes the battery pack size, traction motor power, and stated range--although 100 miles is the goal, according to Jim Lentz, president of Toyota...John Voelcker