Toyota is outlining its plans for electric cars through 2030 in a huge way. Also, it did show a lot of full-size concept cars for both Toyota and Lexus. Electric cars through 2030 will be available in a huge way. However, they are not outlandish concepts either. In fact, the company does say they are previewing future models. Moreover, Toyota did say it would launch 30 electric models between now and 2030. In fact, the goal will reach 3.5 million global EV sales by that time.
Wide Variety of Models
In fact, there is going to be a wide variety of models. They are represented by these concepts. There is an idea that the successful models will help determine the brand’s direction. In fact, the company is announcing it has expanded its investment in battery technology. It will be a little over $4.4 billion, to over $17.6 billion. Therefore, the carmaker does plan an overall spend of $70 billion to electrify the lineup.
There are two sets of Toyota concepts that are shown here. There is one very good and diverse group which is called Lifestyle cars. Moreover, the other was a smaller, more restrained set of bZ models. In fact, they take after the bZ4X which is headed to the dealers soon. There are two sets of Lifestyle cars which caught our eye.
Toyota Pickup EV
The Toyota Pickup EV is one among them. In fact, it does look like a next-generation Toyota Tacoma. There is a styling absolutely based on the new Tundra with the swept-back headlights that are combined with a grille opening. There is a long nose, chunky fender flares, a thick rear pillar, and a contrasting roof. Also, there is a size much smaller than the present Tacoma. However, the EV is the blacked-out grille. Therefore, it does look like that could be easily an open grille for an internal combustion engine. Moreover, the potential preview of a new Tacoma. In fact, the next Tacoma could have an electric option.