Toyota aims to launch its own line of electric vehicle chargers in 2012, according to the Japanese news outlet, Nikkei. Toyota Home, along with Toyota Industries Corporation, will jointly develop a pair of residential charging stations to be sold through the distribution channels of Toyota Home and its affiliate, Misawa Homes.
The Toyota Home brand will offer two chargers, an interior one designed for a garage and an exterior version you can install somewere a bit more exposed. The Nikkei report claims that:
The chargers will be compatible with non-Toyota cars, and will be priced between several tens of thousands of yen to 200,000 yen ($2,406 U.S. at the current exchange rate), including installation costs.
In regards to production volume, the Nikkei states that in 2012, Toyota "expects its sales of home battery chargers to reach 20,000 to 30,000 units."

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[Source: Nikkei – sub. req. via Green Car Congress]

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