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Toyota Congratulates BC Government on Commitment to Support Clean Energy Infrastructure Development

By December 8, 2018 3   min read  (453 words)

December 8, 2018 |

Toyota Congratulates BC Gov
  • Toyota promises to work closely with the government on reducing carbon emissions

VICTORIA — Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) issued a news release in response to today’s announcement by the Government of British Columbia regarding the “CleanBC” plan.

“Toyota commends the Government of British Columbia for recognizing that bringing the next generation of low-emission vehicles to market will require a strong commitment to developing an infrastructure (including hydrogen production and distribution) that will encourage the development of new technologies. introduction and acceptance by consumers in the province of advanced technology vehicles.

British Columbia companies have been at the forefront in this area, especially with respect to research and development in the hydrogen field, and we hope this sector continues to grow in the province.

The “CleanBC” plan announced today will allow Toyota to continue its electrification effort in British Columbia, and we will continue to work closely with the government on the decarbonization of transportation by offering British Columbia consumers a range of electrified vehicles.

We look forward to bringing products such as the Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell electric car to BC, and we will continue to promote our Prius Prime plug-in hybrid electric car and other electrified vehicles. ”

Stephen Beatty
Vice President,
CorporateSecretaryToyota Canada Inc.

In 1997, Toyota innovated powertrains with the launch of the Prius, and has since sold more than 11 million electric hybrid vehicles worldwide. By around 2025, each of the Toyota and Lexus models sold on the planet will be available in electrified version or will offer electrification as an option. By about 2030, Toyota plans to sell more than 5.5 million electrified vehicles, including more than 1 million zero-emission vehicles.

Toyota is today the company selling the largest number of electrified vehicles in Canada. Since the launch of the Toyota Prius in 2000, TCI has sold more than 160,000 electrified vehicles annually across the country.

About Toyota Canada Inc.

Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Toyota has sold more than 8 million vehicles nationwide through a network of 287 Toyota and Lexus dealers. Toyota is committed to providing Canadian drivers with vehicles that are known for their safety, quality and reliability, and to provide them with quality service. TCI’s head office is located in Toronto and the company also has regional offices in Vancouver , Calgary , Montreal and Halifax , and parts distribution centers in Toronto and Vancouver . Toyota operates two production plants in Canada.These factories have already produced more than 8 million vehicles, including models highly valued by Canadian consumers, such as the Toyota RAV4, the Toyota Corolla, and the Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h hybrid. As a result of recent investments in its Ontario facility , the production of the popular Toyota RAV4 and RAV4 hybrid models will intensify.

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