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    Report: Toyota dealers: no, we're not ready to sell EVs quite yet
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    Toyota dealers are just fine with hybrids, but they're not quite ready for electric vehicles. That's the gist of a new survey from AutoRetailNet, which found that most Toyota dealers think the Japanese automaker made the right decision to delay any kind of largescale launch of its Scion iQ ...

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    Official: Toyota announces details on 90-car Scion iQ EV car-sharing fleet
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    A few short weeks ago we learned that Toyota is shrinking its overall plan for the Scion iQ EV down to an "extremely limited release." During its Future Mobility Seminar in Denver, CO this week, Toyota announced the small details for its diminutive electric vehicle (EV) program. The teeny 2013 ...

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    Review: 2012 Scion iQ
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    Smarter "Not so 'Smart' after all?" The older gentleman in the grocery store parking lot asked as I wheeled my loaded cart to the back of the 2012 Scion iQ. On the contrary, sir. After he finished chuckling and drove away, I successfully loaded $150 worth of groceries into the iQ's cargo area, ...

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    Official: Toyota says five most recent U.S. models average 44 mpg
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    Toyota says the five models it recently introduced to the U.S. market have an average EPA fuel-economy rating of 44 miles per gallon, giving the Japanese automaker an opportunity to gain market share as gas prices rise. All told, Toyota has increased its fleetwide fuel economy by about 12 percent ...

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    Report: Toyota patent hints at sportier iQ
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    Toyota may be hard at work on a new version of the company's iQ microcar. The sleuths at Carscoop have managed to uncover a patent rendering of the fuel-sipping sub-compact wearing some considerably more aggressive bodywork. It's unclear whether these designs are meant for the U.S.-market iQ or ...

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    Report: Scion sets 2012 iQ sales target at up to 2,000/month
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    According to Ward's Auto, Scion is confident enough in its upcoming iQ minicar that a U.S. sales target of 1,000 to 2,000 units per month has been set. While that may not sound like much, remember that the iQ will have a staggered rollout across the U.S., beginning with the West Coast this Fall, ...

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    Report: Only 600 electric Scion iQs to be produced in 2012; 100 coming to U.S.
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    Back in July, Toyota officially confirmed that the electric Scion iQ will hit U.S. dealerships in 2012. A few weeks later, the Japanese automaker revealed that the electrified Scion iQ will be a fleet-only vehicle. Now, there's word that Toyota will only ship 100 electric iQs from Japan to the ...

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    Toyota officially confirms 2012 launch of electric Scion iQ
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    Scion iQ - Click above for high-res image gallery
    During a recent dealer meeting held by Toyota in Las Vegas, the Japanese automaker reconfirmed that the launch of the Prius V is still on track for this fall, that the Prius C will be headed our way in early 2012 and that the electric RAV4, ...

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    Report: Scion iQ launch in U.S. delayed again
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    Scion iQ - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Back in January, word on The Internets was that the launch of the Scion iQ – a pint-sized hatchback that was originally scheduled to hit the U.S. in March – would be pushed back until sometime this summer. Toyota spokesman Greg Thome ...

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    Toyota confirms Scion iQ delayed until summer
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    Scion iQ - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Late last week, the interwebs lit up with rumors that Toyota was delaying the launch of the Scion iQ. Word was that the iQ's U.S. debut, which had been set for March of this year, was going to be pushed back until sometime this summer. Well, ...

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    Report: Scion iQ delayed until Summer
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    Scion iQ - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Word on The Internets is that the Scion iQ won't be hitting our shores anytime soon. The pint-sized hatch was originally supposed to arrive here in the United States by March of this year, but GreenCarReports.com has indicated that the city car ...

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    Scion iQ to hit dealerships in March 2011
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    2011 Scion iQ – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We've all heard the rhetoric about how small cars are primed to be big sellers over the next few years, and nobody seems to be responding to that direction sooner than Toyota. The Japanese automaker is getting ready to challenge the ...

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    New York 2010: 2011 Scion iQ is a little intriguing
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    2011 Scion iQ – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Well, well, well – it looks like Toyota's iQ is coming to the U.S. after all, only it will be (as reported) sporting a Scion badge. Makes sense. Especially as according to Scion, the world's smallest four-seater is aimed squarely ...

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    Report: Toyota exec. thinks hybrids are too expensive for Scion, AWD possible
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    "Scion (is an) innovation laboratory and a chance to try new things," says Jack Hollis, vice president of Scion, Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. What comes to mind when people think of Toyota and innovation? Hybrids, right? And, moving another step towards some sort of logical conclusion here, since ...

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    Report: Scion considering entering compact pickup market
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    Scion Hako concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We know that Scion will launch a new tC coupe and a tiny little iQ minicar before the end of the year, but what comes after that? Yoshi Inaba, president of Toyota Motor North America, has admitted that the Japanese automaker hasn't ...

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    Report: Toyota to offer hybrid Scion iQ in sedan, five-door
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    Scion iQ Concept – click above for high-res image gallery
    You know that Toyota iQ your cousin's seen running around Europe and Japan? It's making its way Stateside, first to next week's Detroit Auto Show, then to a Scion dealer near you as a hybrid. This is according to a scoop by Inside ...

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    Cheap electric car conversions could come from lead acids + supercapacitor
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    There's no debate that batteries for electric cars remain absurdly expensive and one of the main hurdles to widespread EV acceptance. A team of electric vehicle converters at the ChargeCar project at Carnegie Mellon University in Pennsylvania is trying to solve the puzzle by using low-cost lead ...

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    Pulled Ahead? Scion dealers saying iQ headed for U.S. in 2010
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    Scion iQ Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Last we heard, Toyota was planning to bring the diminutive iQ to the American market badged as a Scion in either late 2010 or early 2011 as a 2012 model. According to AutoWeek, that date may have been moved up a few months as a major ...

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    REPORT: Scion iQ headed for America by early 2011 with a few changes
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    Scion iQ Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As expected, Toyota's youthful Scion division will indeed get a version of the diminutive iQ for the North American market, possibly by either the end of 2010 as an '11 model or in early 2011 as a '12 model. According to Motor Trend, ...

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    Spy shot: Scion iQ already in New York?
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    In mid-March, Scion confirmed that a new concept car would be headed our way during the New York Auto Show. This "micro-subcompact" sounded like a Scion-badged iQ to us, and now we think we have the first spy shots of the car being unloaded in New York. Of course, this being April Fool's and all, ...

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