It's no secret that Toyota is one of the slowest automakers to enter the EV industry, which is somewhat ironic since the automaker is largely credited for launching the hybrid industry into the mainstream. Though it started with just the Prius, Toyota now has many hybrid offerings, including the popular Toyota Highlander. But it's taking a back seat when it comes to all-electric models.
Toyota bZ4X Struggles With Rollout
Toyota recently debuted the bZ4X EV but has struggled with the rollout. EV models accounted for fewer than 1% of Toyota's 5.8 million total car sales through July of this year. However, the automaker hopes it can turn things around with a new compact crossover EV. This smaller SUV might appeal to more consumers as the EV industry heats up.
Recently, Toyota has pre...