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Toyota Hilux goes electric: what you need to know Will be launched by 2025

Toyota, one of the leading automobile manufacturers globally, is preparing to electrify its popular pickup truck, Toyota Hilux. This is all you need to know about the upcoming all-electric avatar of the Hilux that will hit the roads by 2025.

Toyota Hilux an electric vehicle

The Toyota Hilux, known for its strong performance and reliability, is undergoing a transformation into an all-electric vehicle (EV). The move is in line with the growing trend of sustainable mobility and emissions reduction in the automotive industry.

Toyota Hilux announced at Bangkok International Motor Show

The news of the Toyota Hilux EV was revealed by Noriaki Yamashita, President of Toyota Thailand, during the Bangkok International Motor Show. Yamashita indicated that the electric pickup truck could be ready for launch by the end of 2025. However, specific details like production location, range, power and battery specifications are yet to be revealed.

Based on Toyota HiLux Revo BEV Concept

Toyota Hilux

The upcoming electric version of the pickup truck will be based on the Toyota HiLex Revo BEV concept, which was unveiled in 2022 and is currently undergoing road tests.

Competing with Isuzu D-Max EV

Toyota Hilux

Interestingly, the announcement of the launch of Toyota HiLex EV comes right after the announcement of the OEM’s rival Isuzu. Which reveals plans to introduce an all-electric version of the D-Max pickup truck in 2025. And this sets the stage for an interesting competition between the two automakers.

Toyota Hilux possible launch in India

Toyota Hilux

While Toyota Hilux has a relatively small presence in the Indian market, its popularity is gradually increasing. According to the report, in January this year, Hilux overtook Suzuki Jimny in terms of sales, which shows its growing appeal. Although details about its EV variant in India are scarce, the global launch of the Hilux EV could open up the possibility of its introduction in the Indian market.

As Toyota steps into the field of electric mobility with the Hilux EV, enthusiasts and eco-conscious consumers are eagerly awaiting more information about this electrification in the automotive landscape. Stay tuned for updates on Toyota’s electrification journey and its transformation of the iconic Hilux into a greener, more sustainable option for pickup truck enthusiasts around the world.

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