In the event of the Beijing Auto Show, the auto giant, Toyota introduced several PHEV vehicles. This is to support the Japanese manufacturer’s target to sell 5.5 million electric cars by 2030.
Some models are brought, as disitat from Autoevolution, is the Corolla plug-in hybrid. Next, the Levin plug-in hybrid sedan. This car, with pure electric motors, can travel a distance of 50 km.
both models will be armed with a 1.8 liter engine, though it has not been officially announced yet.
Toyota itself, will begin producing Corolla and Levin PHEV in 2019 in China. Simultaneously, marks the first PHEV production outside of Japan.
Meanwhile, Toyota is also soon launching an electric version of its compact crossover, C-HR in 2020.
With 10 electrification models expected to be sold in China by 2020, Toyota will become a more environmentally friendly company.
The company will also explore fuel cell vehicles, by conducting trials of Toyota Mirai, as well as hydrogen buses.
Not yet known whether the Toyota CH-R electric version will enter the Indonesian market. Currently Toyota CH-R which is started in the national market is still using conventional machines with prices ranging from Rp 488.5 million status on the road in Jakarta.