Home

The Toyota i-Road: Three-Wheeled Electric Vehicle
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

The i-ROAD seats two passengers in tandem to keep the body as narrow as possible; it measures just 33.5 inches wide, 56.9 inches high, and 92.5 inches long. Toyota claims that the i-ROAD is no wider than a two-wheeler. The skinny concept is offering customers a tight, motorcycle-like conventionally powered three-wheeler.

According to the Huffington Post, this three-wheeled electric vehicle takes a cue from motorcycles by leaning its operator into turns. The Toyota i-Road is powered by two electric motors and is reportedly able to reach a top speed of about 37 mph. The Toyota i-Road also boasts that the vehicle automatically leans itself sharply into turns.

  
What
Where


It was first introduced at last year’s Geneva Auto Show, and Toyota announced later in 2013 that it would be putting the i-Road into car-sharing trials in Japan and France. Vice president of marketing at Toyota Motor Sales USA, Jack Hollis, said that “We need to bring something like [the i-Road] into the U.S.,” according to Autoweek in 2013.

According to the New York Daily News, the i-ROAD electric vehicle is set to be tested on the streets of Tokyo by a group of about 20 drivers.

The futuristic Toyota i-Road beams the versatility of a motorcycle with the comfort and protection of a car, and is also aimed at eco-conscious consumers thanks to its emissions-free power train that combines two electric motors and a lithium-ion battery.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




Want to work for Toyota? Click here for all available openings.



Image credit: www.techi.com



 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Mid-level Litigation Attorney with motions experience

USA-WA-Seattle

Seattle office of our client seeks mid-level litigation attorney with 3-5 years of experience, inclu...

Apply Now

Environmental /Land Use Attorney with 2-3 years of experience

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco office of our client seeks environmental /land use attorney with 2-3 years of experien...

Apply Now

Litigation Attorney with 2-5 years of insurance defense experience

USA-FL-Jacksonville

Jacksonville office of our client seeks litigation attorney with 2-5 years of previous insurance def...

Apply Now

Attorney with 5+ years of complex litigation experience

USA-MI-Detroit

Detroit office of our client seeks attorney with 5+ years of complex litigation experience. The cand...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Managing Director, Litigation Finance Investments

USA-FL-Tampa

Title                ...

Apply now

Contract Associate

USA-CA-Sausalito

Seeking lawyer with at least 2 yrs experience in complex real estate transactional matters, with wil...

Apply now

Associate

USA-NY-Syracuse

Our Syracuse, NY office seeks an Associate with 3-5 years experience defending general liabilit...

Apply now

Experienced Insurance Defense Attorney Needed

USA-NY-Bohemia

Insurance Defense firm (with 15 attorneys in Suffolk and Mineola location), seeks attorneys with 5+ ...

Apply now

Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top