Toyota - At the forefront of hybrid technology, Toyota has been paving the way for sustainable driving for many years. In 2023, they will launch their first fully electric vehicle, the bZ4X. This compact SUV is based on the company's new e-TNGA platform, which will eventually underpin all of their new electric vehicles. With an expected range of around 300 miles (480 Kilometers) on a single charge, the bZ4X is set to be a game-changer for the electric SUV market which is on high demand at North American countries.
Nissan - With their flagship electric vehicle, the Leaf, Nissan has been a pioneer of electric car technology for over a decade. In 2023, they will launch the Ariya, a stylish and sporty electric SUV. With a range of up to 300 miles, the Ariya will be available in both front and all-wheel drive, making it a versatile choice for drivers looking for an electric vehicle that can handle different road conditions.
Honda - In 2023, Honda will be launching the Prologue, their first fully electric SUV. The Prologue will be built on General Motors' Ultium platform, which means it will have a range of up to 300 miles and fast charging capabilities. Honda plans to release a total of three electric vehicles by 2024, as well as expanding their hybrid and plug-in hybrid lineups.
Mazda - Known for their sleek and stylish designs, Mazda has been making some significant strides in electrification. In 2023, they will be launching their first plug-in hybrid SUV, the CX-5. With a range of around 350 miles on electric mode and a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine for longer trips, the CX-5 will be a great choice for drivers who want the best of both worlds.
Subaru - While Subaru hasn't made any official announcements about new electric or hybrid vehicles, the company has stated that they plan to have at least 40% of their global sales be electric or hybrid by 2030. Given their focus on all-wheel drive and outdoor adventures, it's likely that Subaru will develop some unique electric or hybrid vehicles that cater to this market. We can expect a medium sized electric by Subaru, designed for European market.
The Japanese automotive industry is constantly evolving, and 2023 looks to be a big year for electric and hybrid vehicles. Whether you're after a sporty electric SUV or a stylish plug-in hybrid, there will be plenty of options from Japanese car manufacturers in the coming years. We hope this blog post has given you a glimpse into what the future of Japanese automotive looks like, and we can't wait to see what else these companies have in store.