the toyota has revealed its first fully electric pickup the truck To be released with a mysterious and adorable new truck Thailand A year from now, if not more. The Hilux Revo BEV Concept is a new EV based on the popular Hilux pickup, while the mysterious IMV 0 is unlike any truck currently produced by the Japanese automaker. But given the designation “0” and matching Toyota Compact Cruiser EVIt is possible that the IMV 0 could be powered by many environmentally friendly powertrains, even one FCEV or Hydrogen-combustion setup
Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda unveiled the trucks at a celebratory event 60th anniversary of Toyota Manufacturing in Thailand, where he led the development of the original International Multipurpose Vehicles (IMV) in 2002.
The Hilux Revo BEV and IMV 0 are only concepts for now, but Toyoda estimates that the official launch of the IMV 0 is just over a year away. The launch of the all-electric Hilux is likely not far behind the new IMV, according to Toyota described Among the two models, which will complement each other in the Thai truck market:
Ladies and gentlemen, introducing the all new, IMV 0 concept and our all new Hilux Revo BEV concept. Between them, they represent two different ends of the automotive spectrum, with different needs and for different customers. One designed to support economic growth and mobility for all and one designed to support carbon neutrality and a better environment for all.
Details about both models are scarce, But the Hilux Revo BEV is clearly based on Thailand’s current light-duty truck. The EV range of the truck is unknown, what cab configuration will be available when the EV hits the market. The EV Hilux looks like a legacy ICE-powered Hilux that’s just traded its gas tank for a battery, but the design is almost as endearing.
The truly radical model is the smaller IMV 0, which builds on the legacy of Akio Toyoda’s original IMV. This updated model will be a modular truck allegedly Able to use many modules based on customer needs. And while chassis cabs are nothing new, especially in commercial vehicles, the “Lego-like” IMV 0 will come with more options and be easier to use, Auto Life ThailandWith modules for over landing and cargo transportation.
This modularity can be extended to the truck’s drivetrain, Toyota emphasizes the development of fuel cell electric vehicles, and now, hydrogen-burning models. Brought by Toyota Corolla Cross H2 Concept To highlight the many ways car manufacturers can reduce carbon emissions; He also said that despite criticism for not committing to EVs, he still believes that hydrogen is just as promising as BEV technology for future models.
CEOs are so committed to hydrogen, that recently Toyota partner With the Charoen Pokfund Group to develop a way to produce hydrogen using farm waste in Thailand. And that hydrogen could one day power an adorable hydrogen-burning, manual transmission-equipped Toyota IMV 0.