PLANO, Texas – Toyota Hybrids and the fuel cell Toyota Mirai received praise as part of Autotrader’s Best New Automotive Technology for 2021. Announced this week, the Autotrader list, which is designed to help car buyers navigate the breakthrough technology in vehicles, highlighted the major influence and strong leadership Toyota Hybrids and electrified vehicles have had in the automotive industry.
Honors were given to the recently launched, all-hybrid and all-new 2021 Toyota Sienna and 2021 Venza – as well as the plug-in hybrid version of the Toyota RAV4, the RAV4 Prime. The recently launched fuel cell 2021 Mirai was also featured.
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Overall, Toyota offers 11 hybrids across its entire lineup. Additionally, Toyota has sold more than 16 million hybrid electric vehicles globally and more than 3.7 million in the U.S. We will continue to benefit from a balanced portfolio that meets the needs of all our customers. And by 2025, our global goal is for an electrified option to be available on all Toyota and Lexus models, with 25% of U.S. sales that year being an electrified vehicle.
To view the entire Best New Automotive Technology list from Autotrader, visit https://www.autotrader.com/car-tech/best-new-automotive-tech-of-2021.
Toyota (NYSE:TM) has been a part of the cultural fabric in the U.S. for more than 60 years, and is committed to advancing sustainable, next-generation mobility through our Toyota and Lexus brands, plus our nearly 1,500 dealerships.
Toyota has created a tremendous value chain and directly employs more than 36,000 in the U.S. The company has contributed world-class design, engineering, and assembly of more than 30 million cars and trucks at our 9 manufacturing plants, 10 including our joint venture in Alabama that begins production in 2021.
To help inspire the next generation for a career in STEM-based fields, including mobility, Toyota launched its virtual education hub at www.TourToyota.com with an immersive experience and chance to visit many of our U.S. manufacturing facilities. The hub also includes a series of free STEM-based lessons and curriculum through Toyota USA Foundation partners, virtual field trips and more.