Nov 22, 2012– Guangzhou, China (Techreleased) – Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) is exhibiting a total of 34 production and concept vehicles at the 10th China (Guangzhou) International Automobile Exhibition here, scheduled to run from today through December 2. The Toyota booth covers approximately 3,000 square meters and features the Chinese debut of the “Venza” crossover SUV scheduled for launch next year.
The booth also features a total of eight environment-friendly electric, hybrid, and plug-in hybrid vehicles, beginning with the “Yundong Shuangqing”1 concept equipped with a hybrid system under development primarily at Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (China) Co., Ltd. (TMEC), TMC’s R&D center in Changshu, China.
Furthermore, displaying Toyota’s desire to meet the diverse needs of Chinese consumers, the booth also has on show the compact-sized “Toyota Dear Qin”2, a global-strategic concept sedan and hatchback to go on sale in the second half of 2013, the “86” compact rear-wheel-drive sports car designed to maximize driving enjoyment and the “Welcab” series of vehicles with factory-installed features for the disabled and the elderly.
At a press conference held at the booth today, TMC China Operations Group Chief Officer and Senior Managing Officer Hiroji Onishi, said: “With a focus on hybrid cars, Toyota hopes to continue delivering many vehicles that can bring smiles to the faces of our customers in China”.