Toyota will only sell zero-emission vehicles by 2035 in Europe

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At a recent media event in Brussels, Toyota revealed a zero-emission green strategy aimed at reducing CO2 emissions by 100 percent in all new vehicles by 2035. 

Sales of at least 50% zero-emission cars in Western Europe by 2030 will be the driving force behind the target. Toyota is one of the few major automakers aiming to reduce the manufacturing of gasoline-powered vehicles. 

Toyota is one of the world’s largest automobile manufacturers, having been in operation for almost 84 years and requiring no introductions. It has long been a popular bestseller and a well-established automotive brand by introducing cars such as the Camry, Supra, and Corolla. 

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Given its history of innovation, Toyota was clearly an early user of electric car technology, as evidenced by the widespread popularity of the Toyota Prius. Despite being the best-selling automobile in the world for cars with internal combustion engines, its performance in EV production continues to remain woeful. 

Slow EV’s pace and zero-emission timeline of Toyota 

  • Toyota was chastised for attempting to hold down the production of electric vehicles. 
  • For the next three decades, Toyota claims that hydrogen fuel cell and hybrid automobiles will be competing with electric vehicles. 
  • Toyota spent $13.5 billion to increase battery output while also encouraging everyone to slow down. 

Toyota appears to have changed its tune with the presentation of the BZ4X, the company’s first all-electric vehicle. 

Toyota recently teamed up with BYD, a Chinese automaker, to create a fully electric vehicle that will cost $30,000. However, it is unclear whether it will be seen outside of China. One of the projected markets for Toyota’s new EV is Europe, where the company appears to be devoted to EV adoption. 

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