In the week in which it is World Planet Earth DayToyota introduced a concept model SUV, el bZ4X BEV.
With the launch of this model, an all-electric, zero-emissions concept, Toyota is reinforcing its commitment to the environment and carbon neutrality by 2050.
“The Toyota bZ4X BEV concept signals another option in our already strong electric portfolio,” said Bob Carter, executive vice president of sales for Toyota Motor North America.
He added, “At Toyota, we are a human-centered company: the customer is our CEO and will ultimately decide which technologies will lead us to a carbon-free future. Through investments and product offerings across the power spectrum, we intend to be there with products and technologies that meet diverse needs. To customers all over the world. “
The bZ4X concept is the first in a global series of battery-powered electric vehicles to be offered under the brand “Toyota bZ”, which stands for “beyond zero”.
The model includes a new AWD system (“all-wheel drive”) which, in addition to being electric, is charged with sunlight.
Physically it features a design with strong, sharp lines, abandoning the traditional front grille and instead containing a series of sensors, lights and aerodynamic elements.
The model joins a full line of electrified cars that account for more than 40% of all hybrids sold in the United States.
Toyota plans to expand to about 70 electrified models worldwide by 2025. In addition, it intends to supply electricity to its pickup line in the near future.