Gallery: Bad News: Toyota RAV4 EV Won’t Be Sold To The Public

 

You say you want a Toyota RAV4 electric vehicle when they come out next year? Too bad. Toyota won’t be selling them to the general public, so in order to get one you’ll have to organize a neighborhood car sharing program. According to Pike Research, Toyota’s National Business Planning Manager of Advanced Vehicle Marketing Geri Yoza has announced the company will focus on “very strategic applications”–meaning fleets and car-sharing programs–for the RAV4 EV.

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  1. Cindy Knight July 19, 2011 at 1:53 pm

    The Pike Research report cited by Autoblog was incorrect and Toyota is setting the record straight: the Toyota RAV4 EV will most certainly be sold to the general public. We are eager to inform consumers that they will have the opportunity to purchase a battery electric vehicle from Toyota. Thank you, Cindy Knight, Toyota Public Affairs Manager

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