Toyota electric truck make an all-electric pickup trucks

Will it be an toyota electric truck Tacoma? Tundra? Both? A few years ago the idea of ​​an electric pickup truck seemed.. unimaginable. The truck is designed to tow and play in remote areas where EV chargers are almost impossible to find. Fast-forward to today and we’re seeing a wave of electric trucks coming to market soon from familiar names (Ford’s F-150 and the return of the Hummer) and new (Tesla’s Cybertruck and Rivian’s R1T). Toyota is the latest big-name automaker to confirm plans to bring electric trucks to market be it the Tundra Tacoma or both.

toyota electric truck
toyota electric truck

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After using the stage at the Shanghai Auto Show to say it would bring hybrid and battery-electric powertrains to its truck lineup it didn’t indicate which specific nameplates would have electric variants. Toyota has unveiled a full-scale concept car previewing an electric vehicle. truck. (this The revelation happened at a wider internal Toyota event previewing the future electric vehicles promised by the brand. ) This is the first (well second) time we’ve heard an automaker talk about electrifying its trucks thinking it’s a big deal.

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toyota electric truck model 8hbw23

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Both Chevrolet and Ford have confirmed they are developing electric versions of the Silverado and F-150 respectively so the idea of ​​a full-size electric Toyota Tundra makes sense. Toyota’s full-size truck just entered its third generation shouldn’t surprise us if a new pickup In addition to the hybrid system option it also comes with some sort of electrification.

toyota electric pickup truck
toyota electric pickup truck

However Toyota appears to be sticking with a more modest-size route such as the electric Rivian R1T an intermediate model that’s larger than a midsize truck but smaller than a full-size rig. Image based on pickup EV concept Toyota shares and uses nearby small SUV Comparing the trucks it looks big but not huge. Chances are it’s almost the size of a Tundra but while several styling elements on the show truck align with those of the new Tundra the EV’s bed is stubby as is the cab.

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toyota electric trucks 2022
toyota electric trucks 2022

The Toyota Tacoma will also get a new generation soon and electrification is definitely part of its future. Whether the Taco will feature a hybrid or all-electric powertrain (or both) remains to be seen but it will be one of the first midsize trucks in the U.S to achieve some kind of electrification. rumor Will the next Tacoma share its platform with the Tundra so what we’re looking at here is a hybrid of the two trucks designed specifically for the electric variant.

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toyota electric vehicles 2022
toyota electric vehicles 2022

Toyota also said it plans to unveil 15 new all-electric vehicles by 2025 — many if not all of which were previewed at the same events as this pickup EV — so electric pickups could appear by then. Until we get close to that date although now we only have a vague promise An electric truck from Toyota has emerged with a vague idea of ​​what it will look like.

This story was originally published on April 19 2021 and has since been updated with photos of Toyota’s pickup EV concept and more details announced at a major event introducing the brand’s many all-electric future vehicles.

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