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 |  Sep 16 2012, 10:01 AM

The Toyota RAV4 EV is getting ready for its California launch, and has now received an official EPA-rated 78-MPGe in the city and 74-MPGe on the highway.

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 |  Aug 15 2012, 4:01 PM

Toyota has just released the second part of a video series chronicling the development of the RAV4 EV. This video focuses on the aerodynamics of the electric crossover. Continue Reading…

 |  Aug 02 2012, 8:01 PM

Toyota’s new RAV4 EV was developed in partnership with Tesla Motors. The development of the electric crossover has been chronicled in five youtube videos, the first of which has just been released. Continue Reading…

 |  Sep 14 2010, 6:40 AM


Toyota has announced via its official Twitter feed that it will show-off an electric version of the RAV4 at the LA Auto Show in November. Referred to as the RAV4-EV, this vehicle is the first product to come from the tie-up with American electric sports car maker Tesla. Both Toyota and Tesla have joined forces in a larger plan that will see Toyota invest in the electric sports car maker, helping it bring its electric luxury sedan to market, while Toyota gains battery technology in a bid to compete with new electric cars from Nissan and Chevy.

In addition to that news, Toyota has also said it the Prius PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric) will hit dealers in the second quarter of 2012, with plans to sell as many as 20,000 units annually.

[Source: Toyota's Twitter Feed]