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It’s new TNGA platform also allow for 20 percent vehicle weight

Toyota Corp. is shedding more on the upcoming fourth-generation Toyota including a whole new design and at an 8 percent gain in fuel

According to Automotive News . is looking to make some changes in design, manufacturing and for the next Prius, which is due to be in a year.

For starters, the next-gen will be the first (or one of the first) vehicles based on the automaker’s platform, Toyota New Global (TNGA). TNGA aims to engineering and low-cost as well as manufacturing.

This platform will for a major redesign of the Prius’ TNGA means lower-slung with a more planted and lower center of gravity, should improve handling and a sportier look.

One possible direction for the next generation — the FT-Bh concept

Hostetter, Toyota’s vice for strategic planning in the U.S. has that the Prius could use a new

There’s an undercurrent among people that they’re for a new Prius look, said Maybe our architecture has been a bit similar for the last two generations.

The Prius, which was first in Japan in 1997 and the U.S. in had an exterior design that was from Toyota’s Yaris The second-generation Prius was released in and it received the raked hood and From 2003 to 2004, sales increased dramatically 43,162 to 125,742. Toyota is hoping to do the same with a redesigned fourth-generation Prius.

from design, the new Prius is a makeover under the hood. Its new gasoline engine will thermal efficiency rates 40 percent, which is a nice from 38.5 percent in the Prius.


Toyota also talked in its latest Prius revelations. deciding whether to use lithium ion for its fourth-generation Prius, or to offer models with lithium ion and with nickel-metal hydride While Toyota likes the and energy performance of lithium it worries about the cost to nickel-metal hydride batteries.

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possible avenue — the NS4

Satoshi Ogiso, managing in charge of global product at Toyota, said the automaker is for at least an 8 percent improvement in economy, which is slightly than the 10 percent gains Prius before it has received.

Generally speaking, hybrid are more … than So, the general tendency is that a technology matures, the improvement is saturating, dropping, said We will do our best effort to that pace.

But the fact TNGA models will cut weight will be helpful. It was that Toyota should be to cut overall vehicle weight by up to 20 on TNGA models, which the new Prius.

Toyota mentioned lighter such as its new one-size-fits-all heating and unit that 20 percent than the previous Prius

Jonny Lieberman, senior editor at Motor Trend . spoke with his sources at and shared a bit of secret info the next Prius. Lieberman that the next Prius have a fuel economy of 60 mpg. This shouldn’t be too to achieve assuming a lighter weight, more powerful motor, and a possible switch NiMH to lithium-ion batteries.

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