Toyota to launch EV by 2026 with 800km range and faster charging.
Toyota also revealed advancements in battery technology, improved aerodynamics, and more efficient manufacturing processes as part of its strategy to boost electric vehicle sales in the next generation of electric models.
The BEV factory dedicated solely to EV, and production of these new electric cars will start in 2026.
Toyota introduced four new batteries, with the first one being the Performance lithium-ion battery. It will power the upcoming electric vehicles in 2026, providing an impressive range of nearly 500 miles when combined with improved aerodynamics and reduced weight.
These Toyota vehicles expected to be 20% cheaper than Toyota’s first electric model and will offer fast charging, allowing for a 20-minute charging time.
The second battery, known as the Popularisation Lithium Iron Phosphate battery, is scheduled to be launched in either 2026 or 2027.
The main objective of this battery is to offer an affordable option that can increase the range by approximately 20% (equivalent to around 375 miles), while simultaneously reducing costs by 40% compared to the initial release of the bZ4X model.