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REPORT: Electric Toyota iQ to get bespoke body

by Jeremy Korzeniewski (RSS feed) on Jul 29th, 2009 at 3:32PM

Earlier this year at the Detroit Auto Show, Toyota surprised the audience by showing off a fully electric version of its diminutive iQ city car called the FT-EV. According to Autocar, a production version of the EV should be on the market by 2010, which, if true, would be an impressive feat indeed. We're not sure how these plans to along with Bill Reinert's assertion that electric cars "just aren't plausible right now," but we're happy to see EV technology progressing at the automaker regardless. Hiroki Nakajima, chief engineer for the iQ, tells the British motoring mag that the electric... Read More

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